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ABBYY USA Marks 10-Year Anniversary

August 10, 2010

Commemorates Milestone with Social Media Contest


ABBYY USA, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in the U.S., marking its leadership position in enterprise content management and document management markets. This also marks the 21-year anniversary for its parent company, ABBYY.


Since its beginning, ABBYY USA and its parent company have driven growth within the document management and data capture industries through product innovation and successful partner integrations, expanding the usability and mass market attention for these technologies. Through ABBYY USA’s efforts, capture accuracy has increased to help people manage an increasing amount of information; the market has expanded to customers that span a variety of industries including government, finance, legal and healthcare; and technologies are consistently evolving to leverage new consumer devices bringing added value to applications.


During the past decade, ABBYY USA has achieved many milestones and accolades, including:

  • Successfully launched new products in expanding capture markets, such as Mobile OCR solutions and application integration, Software Development Kits (SDKs) for embedded device evolution, TouchTo for Network Scanners and FlexiCapture for dispersed capture efficiency.
  • Developed successful relationship with leading hardware and software vendors including, Canon, EMC/Captiva, Epson, Fujitsu, Hewlett-Packard, KnowledgeLake, Konica Minolta, Lexmark, Microsoft, Panasonic, Ricoh, Samsung, Toshiba, Westbrook Technologies and Xerox.
  • Received industry recognition via numerous industry awards including:
  • Four consecutive years in KMWorld’s Trend Setting Products (2006-2009) and 100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management (2007-2009) lists
  • Two consecutive years as  Business Solutions Best Channel Vendor (2009-2010)
  • A score of 4.5 and an Editor’s Choice designation by PC Magazine in 2009
  • A score of 93 and a Superior Award designation by PC World in 2005
  • 2009 BERTL’s Best Award
  • 2008 ACE Award from ECM Connection
  • 2008 MobileVillage Mobile Start Award
  • 2007 CRN Emerging Tech Vendor Award
  • 2007 AIIM Best Practices Award


“Since our inception, ABBYY USA has worked to develop information transformation technologies that deliver unmatched accuracy, leading to more efficiency and enabling greater sharing of data,” said Dean Tang, chief executive officer at ABBYY USA. “The achievements we have reached during the last ten years speaks to the company’s leadership position in the enterprise content management and document management markets, and as a provider of high quality OCR, data capture and form processing solutions.”

Social Media Contest to Award iPad to Grand Prize Winner

To celebrate its successes over the past 10 years and commemorate this anniversary event, ABBYY USA is hosting a social media promotion whereby participants will be entered for a top prize drawing of an Apple® iPad™ or one of ten copies of FineReader 10 Professional, ABBYY’s flagship software for turning documents and images into PDFs users can search and edit. Every entrant will also receive a copy of ABBYY Screenshot Reader.


Contestants will first need to like, follow or subscribe to one or all of ABBYY USA’s three social media channels, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. To enter, fans will need to post a message, send a direct message, or send a private message on each of these respective channels. The messages will need to contain a Happy Anniversary message to ABBYY USA, along with the entrants name and email address. The contest will run from August 10 through August 27 with winners notified on August 31.


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