Optical Character Recognition

The use of optical character recognition (OCR) in our scanning processes allows your scanned and digitized files to become a powerful database of information. OCR technology converts the text in photos and scanned documents into electronic documents that can be edited, searched, and stored digitally. OCR improves data entry and creates a variety of benefits for the end-user

What are the Benefits of Optical Character Recognition?

Implementing OCR technology into our scanning processes allows Augusta Data Storage to offer a robust solution when it comes to creating digital records archives for businesses and healthcare providers in the area. These benefits allow our customers to create records databases that streamline their processes and make records management less cumbersome.

Editable Text

Documents scanned using OCR are converted into digital documents with editing capability. This means that you will be able to make edits and revisions to archived records, adding and modifying the information as needed in your day-to-day operations.

Searchable Text

Since OCR converts the scanned images into actual characters, any documents scanned are now searchable, meaning you can quickly access your digital archives when you need them through a text-based search of your database.

Decreased Data Entry Error

n many cases, data entry errors result in information being misfiled or misplaced during the conversion process. The use of OCR eliminates the potential for human error in the data entry phase of your scanning and imaging project.

Operational Benefits

Using OCR decreases the administrative workload of file conversion and data entry and also allows you to streamline the process of bulk scanning projects, saving you time and money. Additionally, converting bulky paper records into digital files for online storage and archiving opens up office space previously occupied by storage shelves and filing cabinets.

Who should use OCR?

The cost and operational benefits of OCR are ideal for a variety of business records and information in need of conversion from paper to digital, including:

Tax and Financial Records
Legal Filings
Business Records
Personnel Files
Client Records
Patient Records
Contracts and Proposals
Backup Servers
And more...


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