Image Recognition Integrated Systems (I.R.I.S.) on Tuesday introduced
Readiris Pro 11
for Mac OS X, a new version of their optical character recognition (OCR) software. It costs US$129. A “
” which adds functionality intended for companies and workgroups costs $499.
Readiris Pro 11 is designed to enable users to convert scanned images into useable documents with editable text.
New features include bar code reading; the ability to read and recognize typewritten text, hand-printed capital letter, figures and symbols; accurate recognition of up to 118 languages based on Latin, Greek and Cyrillic alphabets; a configurable user interface redesigned for Mac OS X and more.
Additions to the Corporate Edition include the ability to separate batches into several documents; indexing based on bar code reading; batch OCR; a “watched folder” that automatically executes recognition on any image file dropped into it and multipage OCR.
System requirements call for a G3 or later, Mac OS X v10.3 or higher and 110MB of free hard disk space.