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ABBYY Announces Availability of FineReader 12 Corporate

Innovative Background OCR and Faster Batch Processing Streamline Document Conversion and Improve User Efficiency

MILPITAS, Calif., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies and services, today announced the availability of FineReader 12 Corporate, the next generation of its powerful Optical Character Recognition (OCR) solution. Designed for automating document conversion in business, government and academic environments, FineReader 12 Corporate offers faster batch conversion of documents; enhanced accuracy, image pre-processing options and OCR recognition speed; and a new background OCR approach, improving the user experience and efficiency.

"FineReader Corporate gives organizations an efficient way to process their documents, helping to streamline their work," said Ivan Bodyagin, director of the FineReader Products Department at ABBYY. "The new version provides greater speed and accuracy when searching, copying, and reusing information "sealed" within document images."

Designed for installation across workgroups and organizations, ABBYY FineReader 12 Corporate delivers intuitive tools for scanning documents (with support for network scanners and MFPs) and converting images of documents into editable and searchable electronic formats. In addition to all functions of FineReader Professional, the Corporate version offers "Hot Folders" for automating and scheduling processing tasks and the ability to share tasks among workgroup users, Volume and network licenses with centralized installation, a dedicated license manager function, and flexible licensing options support deployment in a variety of enterprise environments.

Key enhancements include:

  • Improved Accuracy on Business Documents and with Asian Languages — Includes a new tool for removing color stamps and pen marks on document images, improves table conversion by up to 40 percent* and offers up to 30 percent* more accurate retention of charts and graphs. FineReader 12 Corporate also continues to lead the market in the OCR language support and features up to 15 percent* improvement for Arabic OCR, up to 10 percent* for Hebrew OCR, and up to 20 percent* accuracy increase on Chinese, Japanese, and Korean documents.
  • Enhanced Hot Folder and Batch OCR — Improved Hot Folder function provides faster batch conversion of documents and dual-core processing support. In addition, it offers more flexible naming options, allowing users to add prefixes and suffixes to file or folder names in order to better organize them.
  • Visual Quality Enhancement for Scans, Photos, and PDF Documents — Improved ABBYY Camera OCR enables users to turn photos of documents into scanner-quality images, and offers new photo pre-processing functions, such as auto crop of multiple images and whitening of the original document's background. The new PreciseScan technology improves the visual quality of documents for easier reading, archiving or better printing results.
  • Improved User Experience with Background OCR — Enables customers to open, view, and start working with a document of any size immediately, even while it continues to be processed in the background, saving considerable time by providing access to all document pages at once.
  • Easier Saving and Retrieving Files from the Cloud — Provides easier access to popular cloud storage services, such as Google Drive™, Dropbox™, and Microsoft® OneDrive, among others, as well as direct integration with Microsoft SharePoint® Online / Office 365™.
  • Faster and Easier Verification & Correction — The enhanced verification tool now allows users to apply both spelling and formatting corrections with intuitive hot keys and tab controls that make it easy to navigate through the verification process.

ABBYY FineReader 12 Corporate is fully compatible with Windows 8.

Availability
ABBYY FineReader 12 Corporate is available immediately through various online stores, selected retail outlets and resellers worldwide. For detailed product information, or information about volume license purchases, visit  http://finereader.abbyy.com/corporate.

*According to internal ABBYY testing. Accuracy and formatting results can vary depending on factors such as document quality and scanner settings.

About ABBYY
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. 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 labour-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 www.abbyy.com.

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

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