Wednesday 08. June 2011 / Age: 9 yrs

Press release: ABBYY Empowers European Commission's Digitisation Research Project



IMPACT Project to Improve Access to Historical Texts Through Technology Innovation and Collaboration

Munich, Germany (June 8, 2011) — ABBYY, a leading provider of document recognition, document capture, and linguistic technologies and services, today announced the first results of its participation in the European Commission’s IMProving ACcess to Text (IMPACT) project. ABBYY provides Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software and expertise in recognising historic fonts for this European wide research project which aims to transform Europe’s printed heritage into digitally available resources. Enriched by the experience gained in the four year project, ABBYY now offers products equipped with the most advanced text recognition technology for printed historic documents. Read more