ABBYY Ships FineReader 7.0 Scripting Edition

Powerful API Enables Developers, VARs, Integrators and Corporate IT departments
to Customize and Integrate Award-Winning FineReader OCR

Moscow, Russia, July 26, 2004 – ABBYY, a leader in intelligent document recognition and linguistic technologies, today announced the availability of ABBYY FineReader 7.0 Scripting Edition, an easy-to-use development tool that allows VARs, system integrators and corporate developers to customize the award-winning FineReader OCR application and integrate its interface and functionality into new or existing Windows applications. ABBYY FineReader 7.0 Scripting Edition is an ideal solution for rapid integration of OCR for use with document conversion, document recognition, and document imaging applications.

OCR Integration for Increased Efficiency in Document Processing

FineReader 7.0 Scripting Edition’s automation Application Programming Interface (API) makes it easy to integrate ABBYY OCR into document management systems, electronic archives, or any other external information system. Developers can quickly create efficient systems through customization, extension and automation of the FineReader application.  With the API, developers can:

Using this functionality set, developers can design workstations to perform specific functions, such as scanning, registration or verification. This enhances the efficiency of the overall system because it limits the complexity of tasks per operator, increasing total throughput, simplifying training, and reducing the probability of operator mistakes.

“With FineReader Scripting Edition integrators and VARs can take advantage of tested, proven, award-winning OCR applications by writing just a few lines of code,” explained Alex Rylov, Technology Licensing Manager. “Starting with a customizable ready-to-use OCR shell as a base saves time and allows quick development and rapid deployment.”

ABBYY FineReader 7.0 Scripting Edition Features

FineReader 7.0 Scripting Edition leverages the core OCR functionality offered through the FineReader 7.0 Corporate Edition application and the underlying 7.0 recognition platform, while also adding powerful tools just for Scripting Edition developers.

Featured highlights of FineReader Scripting Edition include:

Pricing and Licensing

ABBYY FineReader 7.0 Scripting Edition is immediately available now with developer and runtime licenses. For detailed pricing information or for a fully-functional, time-limited trial version of FineReader 7.0 Scripting Edition please contact your local ABBYY office.

ABBYY (ABBYY Software House) develops linguistic and Artificial Intelligence (AI) software providing a full line of OCR and data-processing programs and solutions. ABBYY's products include: FineReader, a family of end user programs and development tools for recognition of printed texts, tables and forms; FormReader, an ICR program for processing forms filled in by hand; and ABBYY Retrieval & Morphology Engine, a set of development tools for integration of full-text search and linguistic capabilities into external applications. Companies that have licensed ABBYY recognition technologies include Siemens Nixdorf, Samsung Electronics, C-Technologies, Sumitomo Electric Systems, Arkenstone, Banctec, Acer, Hewlett-Packard, Microtek, Legato Systems, Grantsmart, Mustek, UMAX, NewSoft, Primax, Cardiff, Neurascript, Saperion, and SWT. ABBYY Group headquarters are located in Moscow with offices in Ukraine (ABBYY Ukraine), the USA (ABBYY USA, Fremont, CA), the UK (ABBYY UK, Bishops Stortford, England), and Germany (ABBYY Europe, Munich).
For more information about ABBYY, please visit the company's website at http://www.abbyy.com/.

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