OCR

OCR, short for Optical Character Recognition, is the process of extract text information from scanned documents and photographs. You can even perform OCR of PDF documents with Google Docs.

How to Manage Your Collection of PDF Files

Learn how to efficiently manage your library of PDF documents using free software. Also learn how to use Scribd as an online PDF organizer with full-text search for your ebook and other private files.

Perform OCR with Google Docs – Turn Images Into Digital Text

Google Docs can now perform OCR on digital images. You can upload an image containing typewritten or printed text (like a fax document or a scanned newspaper clipping) to your Google Docs account and it will turn that image into editable text.

Adding Screen Captures in Gmail and Google Docs

iClippy is a free screen capture tool that lets you capture screenshots and paste them into Gmail, Google Docs and other online web applications without having to save that screenshot image locally.

Abbyy OCR for iPhone Applications

Abbyy Mobile OCR Engine SDK that provides tools for developers to create optical character recognition (OCR) applications for mobile or other compact devices now supports the Apple iPhone.

Extract Text from Images & Scanned PDF Manuals Online

Meet a free online OCR service that lets you perform Optical Character Recognition without having to install new software. You can convert scanned images and PDF documents into searchable and editable text from the web itself.

Capturx Digital Pen Now Works With Ordinary Paper & Microsoft Excel

The digital pens made by Livescribe and Adapx look like regular ballpoint pens but are very smart. They capture everything you write in ink, including handwritten notes and sketches made on paper, and this data can be uploaded on to the computer via USB.