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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 […]

New formats support in GdPicture.NET and DocuVieware SDKs: HEIF/HEIC, EML, and MSG

June 11, 2021

Within the last month, we have added a new image and two new email formats to our list. You will now find HEIF/HEIC, EML, and MSG in our toolkit offer for desktop, Web, and cloud development. Desktop components Web components REST API HEIF/HEIC High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF) is a container to store an […]

Major Improvements of the MICR Detection and Recognition Engine

April 14, 2021

Hi Everyone, In March we have significantly enhanced our MICR engine, in such a way that we announced the new performances and improvements in a press release. But this was before last week’s release, which brought even better performances to the toolkit. We’re proud to have a fast and robust tool that can be a […]

INP Toulouse: Automate the Processing of Examination Papers

January 5, 2021

Presentation The INP Group brings together more than 30 engineering schools, over 20,000 students, including 1,360 apprentices and 2,400 doctoral students. Toulouse INP is ranked 5th best performing French engineering school according to the U-Multirank 2020 international ranking (out of 52 French schools). The INP Group is known for: its experience in teaching and learning, […]