Data Capture System helps expand mobile channels.

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Mobile Data Capture Solution turns camera-equipped mobile devices into entry point for data input by providing ability to capture printed and hand-printed text, checkmarks, and barcodes from structured and semi-structured documents. Devices's image processor works with server or cloud-based intelligent recognition software, enabling users to extract information from virtually any source, then populate forms, update content management applications, or send information for further processing.




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ABBYY Announces End-to-End Mobile Data Capture Solution for Enterprises Looking to Expand Mobile Channels



New Solution Leverages Company's Camera OCR and FlexiCapture Technologies to bring New Opportunities for Enterprises to Engage with Customers and Enable Their Mobile Workforce

MILPITAS, Calif., -- ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, document capture, and linguistic technologies and services, today announced its Mobile Data Capture Solution, ushering in a new age of time-saving convenience for consumers, and powerful opportunities for enterprises to win and retain new customers through expanded mobile channels. Integrating ABBYY's cutting edge document recognition and document capture technologies, it enables enterprises to expand the range and adoption of their services -- by turning camera-equipped mobile devices into the simplest way ever to capture, process and share data.

With embedded image processing on the device working in concert with server or cloud-based intelligent recognition and data capture, users can instantly extract information from virtually any source, including paper documents, license plates, restaurant menus, gas and water meters, street signs or packaging. From there, with two or three clicks, they can populate a wide variety of forms, update content management applications, or send information for further processing.

As Andrey Isaev, director of Technology Products Department at ABBYY, describes: "Applications based on the solution will mean that mobile devices can make many time-consuming tasks such as paying bills, ticket registration, banking and completing tax forms fast, easy and simple to accomplish."

Yet as Isaev explains, the benefits for companies can be even more profound. "By enhancing their services with a mobile channel, companies will get closer to their customers and have even more opportunities for expanding into mobile channels. For example, they can attract new groups of customers from among hundreds of millions of mobile phone users -- and then leverage entirely new ways to market and promote themselves through mobile applications that utilize the camera as a scanner. And all the while creating an internal channel for fast data exchange between their own employees and partners."

ABBYY Mobile Data Capture Solution offers a powerful way for organizations in the insurance, healthcare, banking and government sectors, to reach clients and meet their needs. With it, they can create applications for conducting financial transactions, calculating the prices of goods and services, inputting data into back-end systems (e.g. insurance claims), controlling home energy consumption, and more. "This," asserts Isaev, "provides an opportunity for organizations to extend the availability of their services, while reducing the costs associated with handling piles of documents from those they serve."

The unique advantages of the ABBYY Mobile Data Capture Solution are the result of industry-leading software technologies and professional services. ABBYY's Mobile Data Capture Solution combines the company's advanced Camera OCR(TM) (Optical Character Recognition) technology for photo processing, with intelligent FlexiCapture(TM) technology for data and document capture -- along with a wide range of ABBYY mobile technologies specifically designed for mobile devices.

And as the world's only developer of the full spectrum of core technologies for document recognition and data capture, and mobile technologies, ABBYY matches the quality of its solutions with world class support for developers and business partners.

For more information about ABBYY Mobile Data Capture Solution and the real-life applications it offers, visit abbyy.com/mobile_data_capture or contact your local ABBYY office. At the ABBYY Web site, you can also view demonstrations of applications that utilize this technology, and see how easily mobile data capture can be used to extract, integrate and process data from smartphones and tablets.

About ABBYY

ABBYY is a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies and services. Its products include the ABBYY FineReader line of optical character recognition (OCR) applications, ABBYY FlexiCapture line of data capture solutions, ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software, and development tools. ABBYY Language Services provides comprehensive linguistic solutions to corporate customers. Paper-intensive organizations from all over the world use ABBYY solutions to automate time- and labour-consuming tasks and to streamline business processes. ABBYY products are used in large-scale government projects such as those of Australian Taxation Office, Lithuanian Tax Inspectorate, Ministry of Education of Russia, Ministry of Education of Ukraine, and Montgomery County Government of the USA. Companies that license ABBYY technologies include BancTec, Canon, EMC/Captiva, Hewlett-Packard, KnowledgeLake, Microsoft, NewSoft, Notable Solutions, Samsung Electronics and more. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from the world's top manufacturers such as Epson, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, Microtek, Panasonic, Plustek, Toshiba, and Xerox. ABBYY is headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with offices in Germany, the UK, the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Cyprus, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. For more information, visit www.ABBYY.com.

ABBYY, the ABBYY Logo, FineReader, ADRT, Lingvo, FlexiCapture, Recognition Server, and PDF Transformer are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ABBYY Software Ltd. Other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby recognized.

Web Site: www.ABBYY.com

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