OCR: The recognition you deserve

Seiter, Charles
November 1993
Macworld;Nov93, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p92
Product Review
Presents results of tests conducted upon nine optical character recognition (OCR) software programs to clarify expectations regarding such products. Evaluation of scans from seven types of documents; Editing and spell-checking options; Individual ratings of OCR programs. INSETS: How OCR programs fare with everyday documents (tests).;Behind our tests (explanation of criteria).;Why OCR isn't perfect (assessment of future technologies).;OCR software (Macworld editors' choice).


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