Wednesday, May 9, 2012

OCR and PC Architecture

So just how important is your PC hardware when looking to use OCR Software?  Many of the desktop products do not take advantage of multi-core CPUs, and can have laggard performance numbers when it comes to Optical Character Recognition, Intelligent Character Recognition and Optical Mark Recognition.  Currently, playing with PSI:Capture, which offers a number of OCR options, and they have single, dual and quad core enablement in their licensing.  Dual core runs about 1.7 times the speed, and quad core gives a 2.7x improvement.

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