Some of us have tried to take a picture of a document with our cell phone but the results vary widely. Why? Because you are using a cell phone camera that is missing instructions on how to make the photo into a document!
Here’s a hot solution called Norfello’s Docscanner™. It’s a snap with DocScanner™ in 4 easy steps:
There are other options for selecting colormode (color/grayscale), brightness, contrast, and even a multi-page setting.
Docscanner™ works on the Apple iPhone and will make collecting expense receipts and other documents a breeze. Here are a few images available on the DocScanner™ website that show you what it looks like when using the iPhone. Best of all this iPhone app costs just $9.99.
Now you have the PDF but need to make it a searchable PDF. I need to review or reword this contract, check for spelling, or publish this docuument to the web. Then you’ll want ABBYY’s FineReader that uses Optical Character Recognition (OCR) to make the document searchable for you. The corporate & site license editions of FineReader have Hot Folder & Scheduling with mailbox watching so by just emailing it, the OCR can be done on every document in an email inbox or a particular folder. These documents can be converted to editable formats like Word & Excel. It can retain the table structure of spreadsheets (including multi-page tables) and keep bullets and numbered lists in their original styles. The flexibility in FineReader has many other applications including
Is it time to upgrade your company cell phones or just enhance your current document imaging system?