KDDI begins sales of ABBYY OCR software in Asia, North America, Europe and Australia regions
KDDI Corporation January 09, 2020
Automation of paper form data entry through OCR and RPA
As of Jan .9, 2020, KDDI has become a recognized partner of ABBYY Japan (Headquarters: Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture; President & CEO: Yo Ohara; hereafter “ABBYY”) and begun offering for sale “FlexiCapture®” and other OCR*1 -related ABBYY products in Asia, North America, Europe and Australia.
ABBYY is a global leading company in the field of OCR-related software. It has local offices in 11 countries and provides service in over 200. ABBYY’s product “FlexiCapture®” is an intelligent platform that can recognize with high accuracy the text on paper documents in a variety of formats and languages and extract specific data fields from it.
Furthermore, FlexiCapture can be used in combination with RPA*2 to automate an entire process, from scanning the text of paper documents to inputting that data to a database. Such automation can reduce manual workload for many tasks such as categorization of scanned data, confirmation of its contents, and input of the data. KDDI offers both FlexiCapture and the UiPath RPA platform*3 to boost customers’ efficiency effort, and together with solving automation challenges, supports customers in making their digital transformation (DX).
For more information about ABBYY FlexiCapture, please see below.
The KDDI corporate group promotes a “integration of telecommunications and life design” and endeavors to be “companies that contribute to the sustainable growth of society”, who provide strong support for customers’ global business deployments and create new value experiences.
- *1 “OCR” is an abbreviation of “Optical Character Recognition/Reader”. OCR is technology to load in handwritten or printed text from scans of paper documents, digital camera photos, etc. and convert it to data usable by computers.
- *2 RPA is an abbreviation of “Robotic Process Automation”
- *3 May 23, 2018 press release: KDDI overseas subsidiaries sign resale contract with UiPath SRL to market UiPath RPA Platform―Helping boost productivity for companies throughout Asia with full support from RPA implementation to operation―
- *The information contained in the news releases is current at the time of publication. Products, service fees,service content and specifications, contact information, and other details are subject to change without notice.