ICR or Intelligent Character Recognition services are meant to improve accuracy level during the data capture process. It is basically a software that enables capture of both images and texts, recognizes fonts, numbers and different styles of hand written and printed documents. The ICR engine automatically processes the results and validates the output. Output is usually in any format including, XML, PDF, and open e-book.
Another feature of the ICR is the feature of automatic indexing. Large volumes of documents can be indexed irrespective of the content or layout of the documents. Many data entry and data conversion providers are available today who offer professional data capture services that includes ICR and OCR (Optical Character Recognition) processes.
Business houses and other organizations that have huge quantities of forms and invoices to be processed find it very convenient to outsource the work to data processing professionals who use the ICR software to quickly do the job and save the client’s precious time. ICR works with high speed and accuracy. it is actually a higher version of OCR.
Some of ICR features include:
- Identifies upper and lower cases
- Recognizes special dictionary words
- Numeric and alphanumeric capability
- Object marking recognition
- Processes standard bar codes
- Allows manual entry
- Batch processing
- Automatic updating
- Processes are fully automatic
- Cost effective
With an ICR software all images are processed two times for recognition and logic editing. The process is applied for data validations, identifying errors, rejections and replacement with substitutions.
A professionally managed data entry, and BPO services provider, Managed Outsource Solutions offers high quality data processing solutions using ICR technology