In the domain of data extraction from documents, Kofax is the leader. And why shouldn’t it be? Kofax has been in the business of process automation and document processing space for long with operations in several countries. When compared to Docparser, which is relatively a newbie, Kofax is an old, big player. While Kofax operates in many areas, for the scope of this Docparser blog, we will limit ourselves to see if Docparser is an alternative to Kofax in the area of data extraction. Continue reading “Kofax vs Docparser: Is Docparser A Kofax Alternative?”
When we think of data extraction, there are only a handful of companies and tools that spring up to our minds and Ephesoft is one of them (other than Docparser of course). Compared to Docparser, Ephesoft is a much bigger and comprehensive data service, yet Docparser can be perfect Ephesoft alternative for many use-cases. Continue reading “Ephesoft vs. Docparser: Is Docparser An Ephesoft Alternative?”
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 thing and reading barcodes or QR codes from the PDFs or documents is completely another.
How do we read barcodes from PDFs? Or how do we read barcodes from already scanned documents in general? Continue reading “Read Barcodes & QR-codes From PDFs, Scanned Documents And Images”
We know that getting your work done requires many different web tools. In fact, the average business uses between 10 and 16 apps. You have your email app, CRM, note-taking tool, cloud storage tool, team communication app, along with project management tools and various to-do lists. Sometimes, it can be a struggle to get them all working in tandem. Now that Docparser has 1,000 integrations, you can choose your favorite tools and easily integrate them with Docparser. Continue reading “Docparser Now Integrates With 1,000 Other Products”
Keeping your business competitive in today’s fast paced markets requires efficient and streamlined processes. If your business relies on data which 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 business eliminate such bottlenecks and automate entire workflows. Continue reading “Data Entry Automation Software: Automate Document Based Workflows”
At Docparser, we recently launched a new partnership with Microsoft. Yes, you read right … Microsoft! To be more precisely, Docparser is now officially part of the Microsoft Flow and Microsoft PowerApps ecosystem.
We are very excited about this new integration platform partnership as it will allow our customers to easily connect Docparser to their favorite Microsoft products (Office 365, OneDrive, MS Access, …). But this is not all. Microsoft Flow supports literally hundreds of third party cloud applications which you can connect to Docparser. Not to mention that this new integration also brings Docparser closer to companies running on the Azure cloud. Microsoft saw a huge shift towards the cloud during the last years and we are happy to be a part of this movement. Continue reading “Docparser Adds OCR And PDF Data Extraction To Microsoft Flow And PowerApps”
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 accuracy the hard way and spent weeks on fine-tuning our OCR engine. If you are in the midst of setting up an OCR solution and want to know how to increase the accuracy levels of your OCR engine, keep on reading … In this article, we cover different techniques to improve OCR accuracy and share our takeaways from building a world-class OCR system for Docparser. Continue reading “Improve OCR Accuracy With Advanced Image Preprocessing”
If you already worked in an office equipped with a document scanner, you probably stumbled more than once on the expression Optical Character Recognition (OCR). But what is OCR and what is it used for? This article explains what OCR means and covers the most popular use cases. Continue reading “What Is OCR And What Is It Used For?”
If you are looking for a document capture and data entry automation software on the internet, you will stumble upon ABBYY FlexiCapture sooner or later. And rightfully so, as FlexiCapture is an incredibly powerful document processing platform. It’s a real powerhouse covering most likely every imaginable PDF data extraction use-case. But what are Flexicapture alternatives? Read on to learn more about ABBYY FlexiCapture vs. Docparser. Continue reading “FlexiCapture vs. Docparser: Is Docparser an ABBYY FlexiCapture Alternative?”
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 system. Unfortunately, PDF documents do not come with an easy ‘PDF to database’ function which can be used to get hold of your data. Continue reading “How to Convert PDF to Database Records (MySQL, PostGres, MongoDB, …)”