[Athen] Automated Server for OCR of Inaccessible PDF Files
ronrstewart at gmail.com
Mon Jul 20 11:00:14 PDT 2015
There is no replacement for the actual production program. I look at it as
a stepping stone just as the Abbyy Server would be. Someone always may need
to go in and do some or a lot of finishing work.
On Monday, July 20, 2015, Sheryl E. Burgstahler <sherylb at uw.edu> wrote:
> We license SensusAccess for the University of Washington. Students with
> disabilities are encouraged to consider using it when they want to quickly
> create a somewhat accessible document on their own. It does not replace the
> great services our Disability Resources for Students office provides to
> students with disabilities registered there.
> Sheryl Burgstahler, Ph.D.
> Director, UW Accessible Technology & DO-IT, UW-IT
> Affiliate Professor, Education
> University of Washington, Box 354842
> Seattle, WA 98195
> 206-543-0622 FAX 206-221-4171
> On Jul 20, 2015, at 10:29 AM, Dimac, Marcie <mdimac at kent.edu
> Indeed! Thanks, Ron!
> *From:* athen-list [mailto:athen-list-bounces at mailman13.u.washington.edu
> ] *On Behalf Of *Ron
> *Sent:* Monday, July 20, 2015 1:23 PM
> *To:* Access Technology Higher Education Network
> *Subject:* Re: [Athen] Automated Server for OCR of Inaccessible PDF Files
> I would also take a look at Sensus Access http://www.sensusaccess.com. What
> their service provides is very similar to what you would typically get out
> of the Abbyy Server based product.
> Both are highly dependent on the quality of your source materials.
> Ron Stewart
> On Monday, July 20, 2015, Dimac, Marcie <mdimac at kent.edu
> 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
> 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
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> Kent, Ohio 44242
> Email: mdimac at kent.edu
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