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OKI Europe Selects ABBYY to Provide Advanced Optical Character Recognition Capability to Multifunctional Printers

March 18, 2014

ABBYY, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software, has been selected for their ABBYY Recognition Server by OKI Europe Ltd, an award-winning leader in print and document solutions. This powerful software has been integrated into OKI Europe’s  portfolio of multifunction printers providing enterprise-level optical character recognition (OCR) and document conversion to help businesses streamline processes and fulfill everyday OCR requirements.


OKI Europe’s multifunction printers are designed to deliver high quality printing and tailored document management solutions specifically for small- to medium-sized businesses. These robust devices are based on OKI’s heritage of LED technology and provide cost-efficient and high quality print, copy, scan and fax* functionality now with the added benefit of server-based OCR capability, to further streamline document workflow and cost efficiencies.


Based on ABBYY’s award-winning recognition platform, ABBYY Recognition Server offers highly accurate conversion of images into Microsoft® Office formats (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) or searchable PDF and PDF/A for the purpose of structuring, searching and archiving.  ABBYY Recognition Server automatically converts large volumes of paper documents or document images that companies deal with on a daily basis like letters, HR documents, contracts, invoices, etc. into fully searchable electronic text. It enables automated, unattended document processing that can be managed and accessed from within an organisation as well as remotely. ABBYY intelligent OCR and PDF conversion technology delivers highly accurate document conversion with recognition of up to 190 languages.


“The inclusion of ABBYY Recognition Server takes OKI Europe’s portfolio of multifunction printers to the next level. The combined solution integrates the latest technology into our MFPs, offering our customers increased efficiency and productivity,” said Javier Lopez, senior manager, managed print services, OKI Europe Ltd.


*Fax is only available on a selection of MFP models.

About OKI Europe Ltd

OKI Europe Ltd  is a division of OKI Data Corporation, a global business-to-business organisation dedicated to creating professional in-house printed communications products, applications and services which are designed to increase the efficiency of today’s and tomorrow’s businesses.


The company is well-established as one of Europe’s leading printer brands, in terms of value and units shipped. OKI Europe’s award winning, product portfolio comprises six distinct segments: Colour and mono printers, multifunctional devices, which combine printing, copying, scanning and faxing functionalities, as well as Serial Dot Matrix printers, faxes and specialty printers for point-of-sales and manufacturing. Established in 1990, today OKI Europe employs approximately 1,000 people in 21 production sites and sales offices and is represented in 60 countries throughout the EMEA region.  Visit for further information.


OKI Data Corporation is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Oki Electric Industry Co. Ltd., established in 1881 and Japan’s first telecommunications manufacturer.


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