[Athen] Automated Server for OCR of Inaccessible PDF Files

Dimac, Marcie mdimac at kent.edu
Mon Jul 20 09:07:44 PDT 2015

Afternoon all!

Our University has asked me to research purchasing a server based OCR product that would allow end-users to upload an inaccessible PDF file that would then be automatically OCRd and then sent back to the end user.

I'm speaking with Abbyy and am looking at their server recognition product.

Does anyone have any feedback on using this product? Was it helpful in getting faculty/staff on board with rendering already inaccessible documents? Any info would be helpful at this point!


Marcie Anne Dimac, M.A. Ed.

Coordinator, Assistive Technology
Student Accessibility Services
DeWeese Health Center, Room 23
Kent, Ohio 44242

Email: mdimac at kent.edu<mailto:mdimac at kent.edu>

Phone: 330-672-3391

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