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OCR software for the iPhone, a handheld scanner (video)

Saturday, November 14, 2009 , Posted by Ahmad Ababnih at 6:13 AM

The OCR is the recognition of character that uses scanners to convert a scanned page paper in computer text usable in a mail or a word processor. And as there is for any application on the iPhone, there are also scans.

The principle of OCRTool software is simple, but reserved for owners of iPhone 3GS (with a DSLR with autofocus), take a photo of a page, select the area to be transformed into text, the software works and offers the text to copy / paste into an email or note, for example. It is even possible to translate the text within the software.

Here's a demo video:

OCRTool The software can be downloaded on the AppStore at a price of 3.99 euros.

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  1. OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition. OCR is a process of converting printed materials into text or word processing files that can be easily edited and stored. OCR requires both hardware and software.

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