Few know it yet, but a new paradigm for document capture begins in 2011. This is the year in which PDF/A and PDF/UA become cornerstone International Standards for electronic documents in the decades and centuries ahead. This is the year in which document capture begins its fourth paradigm – semantics. My old company started life as […]View Post
Google WILL Index Your Scanned PDFs!
The lords of search over at Google recently announced an interesting new feature for PDFs created from scanned pages. Searchable PDF files are nothing new – and neither are searchable PDF files produced from scanned pages. Simply run OCR and voila – your scanned PDFs are now searchable. But let’s say you didn’t OCR your […]View Post
Why I Love Adobe’s New ClearScan
Back in 1996 when I started Document Solutions, Inc., most of our services revolved around scanning to PDF. This background may help explain why I’m so fascinated with Adobe’s new ClearScan technology introduced with Acrobat 9. The ClearScan concept is disarmingly simple. Starting from a scanned page, the software analyzes the image to determine which […]View Post