ABBYY FineReader Engine 10 Integrates with Ricoh GlobalScan™ NX Software

   ABBYY FineReader Engine 10 Integrates with Ricoh GlobalScan™ NX Software

Powerful and fully functional OCR SDK to provide faster, more reliable and
accurate document recognition results to GlobalScan™ NX users

PR Newswire

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012

MILPITAS, Calif., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --ABBYY®, a leading provider of
document recognition, data capture and linguistic software and professional
services, today announced that Ricoh, a global technology company specializing
in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management
systems and IT services, has integrated ABBYY FineReader Engine 10 into its
GlobalScan™ NX scan integration software to improve accuracy and speed of
recognition results. The award-winning FineReader Engine 10 Software
Development Kit (SDK) supports OCR (optical character recognition) in 198
languages and features PDF conversion, fast processing speeds, and unrivaled
accuracy. The combined solution simplifies document recognition processes for
organizations in the education, healthcare, human resources markets, as well
as other SOHO and enterprise users.

"After evaluating several solutions, ABBYY's intelligent platform demonstrated
unmatched accuracy and features that our customers require to help them
succeed in their businesses," said Steven Burger, vice president of product
marketing, Ricoh Americas Corporation. "ABBYY's commitment to providing highly
accurate, innovative technologies aligns with our philosophy, making them the
perfect partner for improving our GlobalScan NX solution."

GlobalScan NX efficiently converts scanned paper documents into electronic
files in multiple file formats and routes them to network folders, email
addresses, fax servers and directly into Microsoft SharePoint and other
business systems. The integration of FineReader Engine 10 will deliver up to
99.8 percent accuracy to GlobalScan NX's recognition functionality,
significantly improving its conversion and document processing capabilities.
With load-balancing and failover support, users across the entire company can
reliably scan and route documents to predefined workflows using a simple

FineReader Engine 10 is a state-of-the-art SDK that enables application and
software developers to easily integrate core document recognition technologies
into their solution. Included within the SDK are easy-to-use tools for
creating templates of fixed forms such as questionnaires, surveys and tests,
allowing developers to meet the individual document management needs of their
target markets. The application also provides a unique base of recognition
languages including 198 languages for OCR and 113 languages for intelligent
character recognition (ICR), enabling developers to quickly and easily extend
their solutions to a global customer base.

"Ricoh's integration of ABBYY's recognition technology validates our ongoing
commitment to improving the accuracy of OCR and data capture technology," said
Dean Tang, CEO at ABBYY USA. "With a focus on providing the highest accuracy
possible, we are satisfying the needs of our developer customers, enabling
them to develop leading solutions to customers that increase efficiency,
saving time and reducing costs in the process."


ABBYY is a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and
linguistic technologies and services. Its key products include the ABBYY
FineReader line of optical character recognition (OCR) applications, ABBYY
FlexiCapture line of data capture solutions, ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software,
and development tools, supporting a variety of platforms and computing
environments. ABBYY Language Services provides comprehensive linguistic
solutions to corporate customers. Paper-intensive organizations from all over
the world use ABBYY solutions to automate time- and labor-consuming tasks and
to streamline business processes. ABBYY products are used in large-scale
government projects such as those of Australian Taxation Office, Lithuanian
Tax Inspectorate, Ministry of Education of Russia, Ministry of Education of
Ukraine, Montgomery County Government of the USA, and Government of Canada.
Companies that license ABBYY technologies include BancTec, Canon, EMC/Captiva,
Hewlett-Packard, KnowledgeLake, Microsoft, NewSoft, Notable Solutions, Samsung
Electronics and more. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from
the world's top manufacturers such as Epson, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, Microtek,
Panasonic, Plustek, Ricoh, Toshiba, and Xerox. ABBYY is headquartered in
Moscow, Russia, with offices in Germany, the UK, the United States, Canada,
Ukraine, Cyprus, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. For more information, visit

ABBYY, the ABBYY Logo, FineReader, ADRT, Lingvo, FlexiCapture, Recognition
Server, and PDF Transformer are either registered trademarks or trademarks of
ABBYY Software Ltd. Other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks
and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby


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