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Optical Character Recognition and OCR Fonts

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Optical character recognition - OCR - is the mechanical or electronic conversion of scanned images of printed text into machine-encoded text. It is widely used as a form of data entry from original paper data source, whether documents, sales receipts, mail, or any number of printed records. It is a common method of digitizing printed texts so that they can be electronically searched and stored more compactly. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Converts scanned images of printed text into machine-encoded text Widely used as a form of data entry from original paper data source or printed records Digital scanners cannot OCR...

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