Sir, I am looking for ID card scanner which can scan US driving licenses of any states and also OCR the information. I want to use this scanner on Linux machine. I need help in finding out such product if you know.
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OCR can work on any Scanner, I Believe that the Software is what converts to OCR. I Have A CanoScan N659U. Using Microsoft Office Document Imaging software scanned 150 sheets of genealogy that I do not have to retype. OCR has been around sense about 1928 however, not until about 1974 was the principal used with Flatbed scanners. They do have a few Open source OCR scanning software's available, and they have serval online OCR services. I Prefer the MicroSoft Office 2007 Document Imaging Software myself.
Hello Gerald Mayer, Welcome, and thank you for using FixYa! To answer your question: You will need to re-install the Nimcard Express software for the scanner to work properly. It is needed as the OCR software for the scanner. If you need a newer version, there are plenty of them to choose from on eBay! Have a great day!
In order to scan to word so a document is editable you need to use Optical Character Recognition Software (OCR). You can download free ocr software from www.simpleocr.com Use that software and then either export once scanned to Word or Save as a Word document in the OCR application.
Most of the time a scanner by default, will scan a document in a tif or other image file format. That means that the scanned image is actually very similar to a photograph. In order to edit the text, you first have to convert the image using something that's called OCR software. OCR is a process that the software uses to look at a scanned document image and determine what characters are on the page. It's not always very accurate but that depends on the quality of the scan and on the OCR software being used. You must have received some sort of scanning software with the scanner. Hopefully it containes some sort of OCR software. Some scanners will save you this extra image manipulation by having a setting that allows you to scan directly to a word document. Usually in that configuration, the OCR software automatically knows to convert the scanned document image in order to automate the process. But either way, you first have to install the manufacturer's software. Hope this helps. Please remember to rate my answer. Thanks.
YOU HAVE MENTIONED THAT SCANNER LAMP IS NOT GLOWING AND THE SCANNER IS WORKING PROPERLY;THE STEP THAT YOU HAVE TO TAKE ARE:
1.OPEN THE SCANNER AND SEE IF THE CARD IN SCANNING UNIT IS ALL RIGHT NOTHING IS BURNT.
2.IF EVERYTHING FINE IN THE LOGIC CARD OF SCANNING UNIT YOU CAN HAVE TO REPLACE THE LAMP .
The Kodak 3500 scanner series is probably the best scanner ever made, but NO, it doesn't read anything! Think of it as a digital camera. It only takes pictures. All OCR, ICR, BAR Code, etc. has to be read by software. Your software looks at the images and pull any info that it has been designed to detect off of that image. Some older scanners had built in bar code and patch code reading, but more and more, the software now does it, usually in conjunction with a Kofax card in the PC.