Case Study: Handwriting Recognition Streamlines Historical Document Conversion
By Ken Congdon, ECM Connection magazine
Data capture and extraction technology has come a long way in the past decade. Once only able to identify structured data in specified fields on a form, today's data capture technologies are highly advanced — capable of identifying words and phrases anywhere on a page, and using this data to automatically index and classify documents. While these capabilities are impressive, one area where some data capture products still fall short is in their ability to recognize handwriting as opposed to machine print.