A2iA Launches A2iA TextReader for Printed & Cursive Recognition Without a Dictionary

A2iA Launches A2iA TextReader: the first toolkit on the market to recognize full printed and cursive handwritten text, without a dictionary.

New York, NY, February 07, 2015 --(PR.com)-- A2iA (@A2iA, @A2iAEurope), a trusted name in the worldwide data capture, document processing, and payment systems markets, unveiled today its newest software toolkit, A2iA TextReader™, that features a new and innovative technology, allowing for a simple and new approach to full text transcription.

For the first time on the market, and powered by a new and unique RNN-based technology developed by A2iA’s in-house R&D Team, the same powerful engine can be used for printed and cursive text recognition, enabling all types of documents be transformed into searchable and editable formats – without the use of a dictionary.

“A2iA TextReader™ is a powerful tool that will change the way the market utilizes recognition technology,” said Jean-Louis Fages, A2iA President and Chairman of the Board. “By enabling full text recognition without a dictionary, of any type of printed or handwritten data, users will see higher levels of automation and quicker access to information across the organization.”

A Generic Full Text Transcription
A2iA TextReader™ does not require any customization, even for cursive handwriting. Rather than combining several OCR & ICR recognition engines, A2iA TextReader™ boasts a new approach to full-text transcription. Users gain complete processing control over the document recognition settings and results, as the engine can return both a literal transcription and data extraction from any format of information.

Key Product Features:
• Full text recognition based on RNN technology – delivering a new approach to the market.
• Language support for English, French and Arabic.
• Additional languages in development.
• Cursive recognition without a dictionary; Enhance results with a user-defined dictionary.
• Extended character support, alpha numeric capabilities.
• Many image formats supported, including: JPEG, BMP, TIFF, PDF.

A2iA TextReader is the ideal toolkit for the following markets:
• Banking and Finance
• BPO Service Bureaus
• Government
• Insurance
• Healthcare
• Telecom and Utilities

About A2iA
A2iA, Artificial Intelligence and Image Analysis (www.a2ia.com), is the worldwide leading developer of handwritten and machine printed text recognition, information extraction and intelligent document classification toolkits. By enhancing solutions from systems integrators and independent software vendors, A2iA allows complex and cursive data from all forms, documents and checks including unstructured handwritten letters, to become part of a structured database, making it searchable and reportable, with the same level of flexibility of printed or digital data. A2iA has been improving business process automation and delivering a visible ROI for over 20 years. For more information, visit www.a2ia.com or call +1 917-237-0390 within the Americas, or +33 1 44 42 00 80 within EMEA or Asia.
Wendi Klein