LEAD Technologies Releases Major Updates to LEADTOOLS Document and Medical SDKs Improvements to OCR, PDF, Document Formats, DICOM and Medical Viewer.
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FOR RELEASE NOVEMBER 17, 2015
LEAD Technologies Releases Major Updates to LEADTOOLS Document and Medical SDKs
Improvements to OCR, PDF, Document Formats, DICOM and Medical Viewer
Charlotte, NC (November 17, 2015) – LEAD Technologies is pleased to announce the release of a major update to the LEADTOOLS
Document and Medical Product lines. This update includes across-the-board enhancements to Optical Character Recognition including speed,
accuracy and memory usage. In addition to the OCR enhancements, LEAD improved various document formats, updated DICOM Specification
compliance, and added new features to the Medical Viewer control on multiple development platforms.
At the forefront of this update is the LEADTOOLS Advantage OCR Engine. Every facet of the LEADTOOLS' OCR algorithm is now faster or
more efficient. From high-level operations such as automatic zone detection and page insertion, all the way down to spell checking and
memory usage, each piece of the algorithm has been improved. The cumulative effect of these improvements resulted in an 82% speed
boost to the overall performance of the LEADTOOLS Advantage OCR Engine.
The improvements to the Advantage engine's AutoZone process did more than play a part in speeding up total recognition time. LEAD's
AutoZone algorithm is able to recognize both vertical and horizontal text in the same document. Also, LEADTOOLS AutoZone goes beyond
mixed language support and is even able to recognize different character sets such as Latin and Asian. These advanced techniques improved
the recognition accuracy of the Advantage OCR engine, making it an incredibly competitive product for applications needing comprehensive
"Our Advantage OCR Engine is better than ever before," said Moe Daher, Chairman and CEO of LEAD Technologies. "Our