• September 20, 2016
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Panasonic Unveils Compression and Conversion Solution for Documents

Panasonic System Communications Company of North America, a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, is releasing a compression and conversion solution for high-volume corporate environments.

PremierOCR Solution Powered By Panasonic Scanners incorporates image processing, industry-leading real-time OCR accuracy, advanced compression, and numerous other state-of-the-art advanced technologies including batch multi-threading and encryption in a single step.

The goal of the platform is to make make files smaller, faster, easier to process, and fully searchable for access speed.

PremierOCR represents an advancement in processing, storing, and working with large volumes of PDF files, explained Joseph Odore, product manager for document and imaging products at Panasonic System Communications Company.

PremierOCR Solution also utilizes its OCR capability to render precise editable and searchable files from multi-directional, color, low-contrast text, barcodes and other data types. Using image-compression technology, PremierOCR Solution shrinks typical black and white scans by a factor of 5x-10x (compared to TIFF G4) and color scans up to 100x (compared to JPEG) without any reduction in image quality. 

According to the vendor, extracted files look the same as the originals and can be viewed with Adobe Reader or any other compatible PDF reader. Other features include near real-time 10 pages/core/second processing of multi-page documents, export of OCR'd text to .docx and epub formats, a reduction in the number of servers that large organizations need to dedicate to document processing, and a reduction in the need for manual data keying.

For more information about this news, visit www.panasonic.com.

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