ABBYY OCR SDK Powers Ricohs Document Management Solution

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ABBYY FineReader Engine Selected for Ricohs Award-Winning DocumentMall 

ABBYY USA, a leading provider of recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies, has announced that its preeminent FineReader Engine was selected for use in Ricohs award-winning DocumentMall document management system.

DocumentMall, introduced in 2003, provides businesses with a powerful service delivered via the Internet for document management and document sharing.   DocumentMall received the prestigious BERTLs Best Award for Innovation.

Ricoh sought an OCR engine to provide full-text indexing capabilities for DocumentMall.  After conducting research through several vendors, Ricoh discovered ABBYY FineReader.

We chose ABBYY FineReader Engine primarily for its accuracy and continue to be pleased with the results we get from the OCR, said Wayne Mize, vice president, Netsource Marketing for Ricohs Document Solutions and Services Division.

As a technology provider, it is our aim to help solution providers with a solid, top-notch, and worry-free OCR base, said Dean Tang, ABBYY USA President and CEO.  ABBYY USA is pleased to associate our award-winning FineReader technology with Ricohs own award-winning DocumentMall.



ABBYY USA is a member of the ABBYY Software House Group, a world leader in document recognition and linguistic technologies.  ABBYY specializes in the development of software for optical character recognition (OCR), intelligent character recognition (ICR), linguistics, semantics, and electronic lexicography.  Leading products from ABBYY include the FineReader line of OCR, ICR and barcode software, and FineReader development tools.  Companies that license ABBYY OCR/ICR technologies include Anoto (C-Technologies), Autonomy (Verity/Cardiff), Banctec, BenQ, DICOM (Kofax, LCI, Neurascript). EMC (Captiva, SWT, Documentum), EPSON, Freedom Scientific, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, Kurzweil, Microtek, NewSoft, Notable Solutions, Stellent, Panasonic,  ReadSoft, Samsung Electronics, Saperion, Siemens Nixdorf, Sumitomo Electric Systems, and Toshiba.  The ABBYY Group Headquarters are located in Moscow with offices in Ukraine (ABBYY Ukraine), the United States (ABBYY USA, Fremont, CA), the UK (ABBYY UK, Bishops Stortford, England), Japan (ABBYY Japan, Machida-shi, Tokyo), and Germany (ABBYY Europe, Munich).


About ABBYY FineReader Engine

ABBYY FineReader Engine is the most comprehensive data capture and document recognition and conversion SDK. It includes all the technologies needed for developing state-of-the-art intelligent data capture, document recognition, and document conversion systems in a single toolkit.

About Ricoh Corporation

Ricoh Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J., is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., the 70-year-old leading supplier of office automation equipment and electronics, with fiscal year 2005 sales in excess of $17 billion, a 5.6 percent increase over the previous year.  

Ricoh Corporation is a leading provider of document solutions.  Ricohs fully integrated hardware and software products help businesses share information efficiently and effectively by enabling customers to control the input, management and output of documents. 

Ricoh Corporation directly or through its subsidiaries markets and distributes products in North, Central and South America.

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