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ABBYY USA Selected By Konica Minolta For Integration Into bizhub Multifunction Printer Series

March 02, 2010

ABBYY FineReader Engine Embedded SDK to Power LK-105 option for bizhub C220,C280/C360/C452/C552/C652 Multifunction Printers


ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software has been selected by Konica Minolta Business Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, to equip the bizhub series of multifunction printers with optical character recognition (OCR) technology. ABBYY FineReader Engine Embedded software development kit (SDK) will be integrated into Konica Minolta LK-105 option for bizhub C220,C280/C360/C452/C552/C652 multifunction printers to help businesses streamline processes.


According to Konica Minolta, the inclusion of OCR technology takes their bizhub multifunction printer series to the next level. The combined solution enables the company to offer the most up-to-date technology and equipment, providing increased efficiency and productivity to their customers. Konica Minolta’s bizhub multifunction printers are designed to produce high quality prints for home and business. The bizhub series provides businesses with full-color print, copy and scan replacement with full multifunction peripheral (MFP) functionality, streamlining workflow and maintaining cost-efficiency. The proprietary bizhub Open Platform (OP) control system helps businesses stay productive by adapting and expanding to the growing IT infrastructure.


ABBYY is partnering with Panasonic to integrate OCR capabilities into the bizhub series of multifunction printers. The integration of ABBYY’s FineReader Engine for Embedded OS provides easy-to-use tools for creating templates of fixed forms such as questionnaires, surveys and tests. The FineReader Engine for Embedded OS automatically indexes documents with relevant data for searchability, converting them to PDF and PDF/A formats for long-term archiving. FineReader Engine for Embedded OS provides a unique base of recognition languages including more than 180 languages for OCR and more than 110 languages for intelligent character recognition (ICR).


“In today’s economic climate it is important for businesses to have equipment that will help them be more efficient and streamline processes, without exhausting their budgets,” said Dean Tang, CEO at ABBYY USA. “By adding ABBYY technology to the bizhub multifunction printer line, businesses are able to have a more complete product that addresses all of their needs.”


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