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ABBYY FineReader Engine Selected for Ricoh’s Award-Winning DocumentMall

January 23, 2007

Ricoh discovered ABBYY FineReader OCR Engine to provide full-text indexing capabilities for DocumentMall.

ABBYY OCR SDK Powers Ricoh’s Document Management Solution

ABBYY, a leading provider of recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies, announced that its preeminent FineReader™ Engine was selected for use in Ricoh’s award-winning DocumentMall document management system.

DocumentMall, introduced in 2003, provides businesses with a powerful service delivered via the Internet for document management and document sharing. DocumentMall received the prestigious BERTL’s Best Award for Innovation.

Ricoh sought an OCR engine to provide full-text indexing capabilities for DocumentMall. After conducting research through several vendors, Ricoh discovered ABBYY FineReader.

“We chose ABBYY FineReader Engine primarily for its accuracy and continue to be pleased with the results we get from the OCR,” said Wayne Mize, vice president, Netsource Marketing for Ricoh’s Document Solutions and Services Division.

“As a technology provider, it is our aim to help solution providers with a solid, top-notch, and worry-free OCR base,” said Dean Tang, ABBYY USA President and CEO. “ABBYY USA is pleased to associate our award-winning FineReader technology with Ricoh’s own award-winning DocumentMall.”

About Ricoh Corporation

Ricoh Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J., is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., the 70-year-old leading supplier of office automation equipment and electronics, with fiscal year 2005 sales in excess of $17 billion, a 5.6 percent increase over the previous year.  

Ricoh Corporation is a leading provider of document solutions. Ricoh’s fully integrated hardware and software products help businesses share information efficiently and effectively by enabling customers to control the input, management and output of documents. 

Ricoh Corporation directly or through its subsidiaries markets and distributes products in North, Central and South America. Information about Ricoh's complete range of products and services can be accessed on the World Wide Web at

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