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ABBYY Expands Distribution Channel through Strategic Relationship with The Douglas Stewart Company

The Douglas Stewart Company, will distribute select ABBYY products and technologies through its established network of educational resellers within the United States and Canada.

 

ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies and professional services, today announced a new strategic distribution relationship with The Douglas Stewart Company, expanding the company's reach into the educational market. Under this agreement, The Douglas Stewart Company, will distribute select ABBYY products and technologies through its established network of educational resellers within the United States and Canada.

 

"We have always been committed to providing high quality educational products to our resellers, who serve faculty, staff, and students across North America," said Chuck Hulan, Chief Operating Officer, The Douglas Stewart Company. "With ABBYY's solutions now part of our lineup, we are able to add unique value to our network of academic resellers by allowing them to bring industry-leading linguistic, capture, recognition and conversion technologies to their higher education and K-12 customers."

 

The Douglas Stewart Company is the leading distributor and marketer of computer products, consumer electronics and school supplies serving the education market, with more than 10,000 products offered to their network of 4,500 resellers. The company maintains a complete offering of solutions under the computer accessories, consumer electronics, interactive learning, hardware, school and dorm, and software categories.

 

"In many cases, educational institutions have the same data and document management issues enterprise as organizations do, but have far more limited resources to address them with. This includes the inability to research every product available to them, making it harder to identify solutions that meet their needs," said Bill Kouzi, vice president of sales, distribution group at ABBYY USA. "This new partnership allows ABBYY to provide affordable, efficient and accurate document processing, automation, capture and linguistic technology to schools, through channels they know and a reseller network they trust."

 

ABBYY products included in the distribution agreement with The Douglas Stewart Company include:

  • FineReader - A highly intelligent OCR (optical character recognition) software program for creating editable and searchable electronic files from scanned paper documents, PDFs and digital photographs.
  • Lingvo - A new generation of electronic dictionaries available in bilingual and multilingual versions that combine reliable content, powerful word look-up, and intuitive software into a single product.
  • Recognition Server - A server-based solution designed for mid- to high-volume document processing across large departments and enterprises.
  • PDF Transformer - A multilingual solution for easily converting any type of PDF into editable formats with the original layout and formatting retained.

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