Performance

Aquaforest OCR engine v Extended (IRIS) OCR engine

In this article, we will highlight key features of each OCR engine to help you decide on which OCR engine to use for your project.

 

Language Support:

The Aquaforest OCR supports 23 languages (primarily European languages) see this document for a list of the supported languages.

The Extended (IRIS) OCR engine supports over 127 languages including support for Asian languages, see this document to see […]

Extract, Split and Rename PDFs with Aquaforest Kingfisher

Aquaforest Kingfisher is a sophisticated and powerful tool that is designed to help unlock and organize key business information trapped in PDF documents such as financial records, customer reports, scanned files and payment runs.

A core feature of the product is the ability to OCR PDF files during the conversion which means you can process image only (non-searchable) PDFs.

Below is a […]

This short blog provides information on how Autobahn DX Server converts office type documents to PDF and what is required from your environment to successfully achieve this.

Autobahn DX uses the Autobahn and BCL easyPDF x Loader services to control the execution of both scheduled jobs and ad-hoc jobs whether submitted via the Autobahn Manager or via the Autobahn Job API.

The […]

Multi-Core Module for Autobahn DX Server

The Business Problem:

At Aquaforest we are often contacted by prospect and current Autobahn DX Server customers who have a core requirement of converting thousands if not millions of documents in a small window of time.

The Solution:

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Aquaforest Multi-Core module for Autobahn DX Server.  The Multi-Core module bolts directly onto your instance of Autobahn DX Server increasing your throughput rates significantly […]

Deploying Aquaforest OCR SDK v1.41

Pre-requisites and deploying method for applications built using the Aquaforest OCR SDK v1.41

Supported Operating Systems:

Server 2008/R2 32/64 bit
Server 2003/R2 32/64 bit
Server 2012
Windows 7 32/64 bit
Windows 8 32/64 bit

Supported .NET Framework:

.Net Framework v3.5
.Net  Framework v4.0

Our samples are configured with .Net 3.5, if you require .Net 4.0 support for your OCR SDK

application you will need to add an “app.config” file within the project. […]

sdkcookbook

Aquaforest OCR SDK for .Net Cookbook
OCR Solutions for C# and Microsoft.Net Developers
Hurray, the Aquaforest OCR SDK for .Net Cookbook is now available and includes lots of useful sample codes for C# & Microsoft .Net Developers requiring OCR solutions.You can download a copy of the cookbook from the following location: http://www.aquaforest.com/products/ocr%20sdk%20cookbook%201_01.pdf

 

 

 

 

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Aquaforest Searchlight
This summer the Aquaforest development team has been busy working on the much anticipated new software release – Aquaforest Searchlight.

Aquaforest Searchlight began as a concept when it became apparent that organizations were crying out for a smarter approach for the identification and OCR of non-text searchable business critical documents.

In fact, studies proved that in most organizations over 20% of […]

The Aquaforest Technical Team is happy to announce the Maintenance Release for the OCR SDK for .Net v1.40.  This version of the SDK offers a number of enhancement and bug fixes over the previous v1.40. release:

• .Net Framework 4.0 – The OCR SDK has now been extended to support .NET Framework 4.0.

• PDF/A Support – The OCR SDK now supports output format of PDF/A-1b. For detailed information […]

Autobahn DX Windows Service

Autobahn and BCL easyPDF X Loader Windows Services

These are the heart of the product and control the execution of both scheduled jobs and ad-hoc jobs whether submitted via the Autobahn Manager or via the Autobahn Job API. The services analyse the XML Job Definition files on start-up and when new files are created in the Job Definition directory by the Autobahn Manager, […]

Configuring Autobahn DX Jobs – Best Practice

The following blog illustrates how you can process Image files (non-searchable PDFs/TIFF) within their own folder location (in-place processesing) along with retaining the same filename.

The scenario: Joe has 150GB of data on his G drive where users upload documents on a daily basis.  The drive primarily holds image (non-searchable) files of type PDF and TIFF but also has a number of excel spreadsheets and word documents . He […]