Saturday, January 24, 2009

ABBYY introduced developer tools for the mobile platform Android

Company ABBYY, a developer of software for mobile devices, announced a new version of the cross-platform software tools for the development of mobile applications, OCR-ABBYY Mobile OCR Engine. The new version allows developers to easily integrate character recognition technology to mobile devices with the Android. Also ABBYY Mobile OCR Engine supports popular operating systems like Windows Mobile, Symbian, LINUX. ABBYY Mobile OCR Engine allows you to turn on text recognition in various mobile applications: from the program to enter the paper business card to the address book of phone systems, business process management. For example, it is possible to create an application that can take pictures, translate the text and send SMS snippets of articles or documents. Another example - you can now «link» camera phone systems, and electronic dictionary ABBYY in one program, which will translate fotografy text (the menu in a French restaurant, a German label medicines, etc.).
The new version of ABBYY Mobile OCR Engine technology holistic analysis of the document Document Analysis, which analyzes the image as a set of text blocks. This structure is better reproduced the text, for example, columns or paragraphs. ABBYY Mobile OCR Engine confident defines debris on the image and automatically corrects imbalances, resulting in recognition of becoming a better and faster. This is especially true for images from the camera phone. The technology supports 58 languages and provides a check of the words in dictionaries. For the tasks of data entry business cards in mobile devices have specialized dictionaries for 16 languages, including the addition of a new version of the Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Swedish and Turkish.
December 17, 2008 product has been awarded the International Award Silver Mobile Star Award in the nomination «the best program for business: reading and data collection».