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New MaxiCode 2D Barcode Reading and Writing Support

January 17, 2022

You can now build applications to write and recognize 2D MaxiCode barcodes. The US postal and shipment industries use this standard to ease label recognition on packages. The MaxiCode symbology includes a robust error correction system, and the GdPicture.NET goes a step further in the recognition process thanks to research work on the preprocessing and […]

GdPicture.NET & DocuVieware Are Now Available as NuGets through Nuget.org

January 11, 2022

We’re happy to provide our bestseller PDF and document processing SDKs GdPicture.NET and DocuVieware as NuGet packages. We know many of you had this request for a long time 🙂 Download the GdPicture.NET NuGet package on nuget.org Download the DocuVieware NuGet package on nuget.org If you’re not familiar with NuGet, the best thing is to […]

Introducing PDF/A-4 Support in our PDF and Document Processing SDKs

January 6, 2022

We’re happy to provide conversion and validation support for all PDF/A versions, including the latest PDF/A-4 ISO standard (19005-4:2020) and its subsets PDF/A-4e and PDF/A-4f. Introducing conversion and validation support for a new standard generally depends on two things: a good understanding of the specification and many examples to test the engines. In the case […]

PDF Days 2021: That’s a Wrap!

November 17, 2021

Last October, the PDF Association held a series of webinars about various aspects of the PDF format. Our technical presentations covered PDF/A conversion and validation and the growing low code/no code ecosystem for PDF tools. Remote for the second year in a row, the PDF event hosted 24 technical conferences over the month of October. […]

Introducing the New GdPicture.NET Deep Learning-based ICR Engine

November 5, 2021

We’re gradually improving the machine vision capabilities of our versatile SDK with the release of the first version of a new ICR engine to recognize handwritten numerics. Future versions will support more contexts. What is ICR? Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) is an advanced Optical Character Recognition (OCR) system that can recognize handwritten text and convert […]

Deep Learning for Text Recognition

November 2, 2021

In the previous articles of our series, we covered some of the deep learning techniques used in text detection, which is the first part of any OCR system. In this article, we will cover the second part that composes any OCR system, that is, text recognition. Text recognition without text segmentation Text recognition is the […]

Deep Learning for Text Detection (Part2)

October 25, 2021

This article is the second part of “Deep learning for text detection.” In part 1, we outlined some deep learning approaches based on object detection used to perform text detection. In this part, we will outline some approaches based on image segmentation. There are different types of image segmentation, but for text detection, we will […]

Deep Learning for Text Detection (Part1)

October 18, 2021

In a previous blog article, we outlined several deep learning techniques for OCR. We mentioned how these techniques are used for text detection and text recognition, which are the two primary building blocks of an OCR system. In this article, we will go deeper into how deep learning is being used for text detection, which […]

Deep Learning for OCR

October 5, 2021

OCR or optical character recognition is becoming increasingly important and needed for many companies and organizations that look for ways to automate and streamline their digitalization pipelines. Many companies for example need invoice automation or handwriting recognition. These companies use OCR extensively.  With the rise of AI, we can now tackle OCR problems in an […]

DocuVieware HTML5 Viewer and Document Management Kit Integration with Electron

September 3, 2021

Add the capabilities of DocuVieware HTML5 Viewer and Document Management Kit into your Electron-based web application in a few easy steps. Download DocuVieware What is Electron? Prepare your environment Create your Electron sample Integrate DocuVieware Add the switch language feature Add the custom signature field feature Run it! 1. What is Electron? Electron is a […]