Scanning A Lower Price Tag On Ocr Software

Optical character recognition (OCR) has been a boon for the Information Age. It allows computers to convert text on a printed page to an electronic form that can be manipulated by word processors and other programs. Still, OCR has not been widely used partly because, until recently, OCR software cost from $300 to $1,000 a copy, making it unattractive to the casual, low-volume user.

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