A major problem that many businesses face today is the inability to leverage data that is trapped inside scanned documents and images. Whenever a business relies on data that is trapped inside paper documents, manually re-keying the data can quickly become a bottleneck and harm the business.
In today’s times when almost every single item comes with its own barcode, reading barcodes and QR codes seems to be the simplest thing to do. After all, just place the barcode or the QR code under the laser or camera-based scanner and your barcode is scanned. However, reading physical barcodes on items is one […]
Keeping your business competitive in today’s fast-paced markets requires efficient and streamlined processes. If your business relies on data that is not available in an easy-to-access format, manual data entry can quickly become a bottleneck and harm your business. Data entry automation software can help your company eliminate such bottlenecks and automate entire workflows. We will review […]
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology got better and better over the past decades thanks to more elaborated algorithms, more CPU power and advanced machine learning methods. Getting to OCR accuracy levels of 99% or higher is however still rather the exception and definitely not trivial to achieve. At Docparser we learned how to improve OCR […]
If you work in an office equipped with a document scanner, you’ve absolutely used a PDF. And perhaps you’re familiar with the best friend of the PDF, its acronymic relative, OCR, or Optical Character Recognition. But what is OCR? Why is it beneficial for PDFs? This article examines what OCR is and uncovers the most […]
You have business documents you get in pdf format: invoices, work orders, purchase orders, and others. Sometimes data is in the pdf as a table or documents were scanned into a pdf. They hold data you need to process in your ERP or other database-driven information systems. Unfortunately, PDF documents do not come with an […]
Have you ever tried converting bank statements to an Excel sheet or a CSV? If you have, you understand how cumbersome, time-consuming, and complicated it can be to convert PDF bank statements to Excel or CSV. It gets even more complex if the data you intend to extract bank transactions from is a scanned document and not a […]
The PDF (Portable Document Format) is here to stay. In today’s work environment, the PDF became ubiquitous as a digital replacement for paper and holds a variety of important business data. But what are the options if you want to extract data from PDF documents? Manually rekeying PDF data is often the first reflex but […]
A PDF Parser (also sometimes called PDF scraper) is a software that can be used to extract data from PDF documents. PDF Parsers can come in form of libraries for developers or as standalone software products for end-users. PDF Parsers are used mainly to extract data from a batch of PDF files. Manual data entry […]
In this article we explain what UBL (Universal Business Language) stands for, where it comes from and how it helps businesses around the globe to automate procurement.