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ABBYY® Delivers Cross-Platform Sharing of Contact Data for Apple® and Android Users

The new version provides swift sharing of contact data over Wi-Fi among users of iOS and Android editions of Business Card Reader and delivers new powerful search and management capabilities, allowing for easy structuring of a large amount of captured data within application’s built-in storage, the CardHolder.

ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies, today announced the availability of ABBYY Business Card Reader 6.0, the latest version of the iOS software to easily capture and manage contact data from business cards in 21 languages. Much like ABBYY Business Card 3.0 for Android presented at the MWC 2013, it incorporates Qualcomm’s AllJoyn™ technology providing swift sharing of contact data over Wi-Fi among users of iOS and Android editions of Business Card Reader. This next version for iOS also delivers new powerful search and management capabilities, allowing for easy structuring of a large amount of captured data within application’s built-in storage, the CardHolder.

 

“We are developing a well-structured working environment for all those seeking to expand their business contact lists and utilize modern technology tools to work with business cards effectively. Today, we are pleased to present a compact solution for cross-platform sharing of contacts among our Business Card Reader users who run Apple and Android-based devices. With this release, they can easily exchange their cards regardless of the platform type”, explained Katya Solntseva, Director of Mobile Products Department at ABBYY.

 

The new version for iOS devices now allows users to create personal electronic business cards in different languages for instant exchange via the Wi-Fi network. Through AllJoyn functionality, all the electronic contacts are wirelessly sent directly from one ABBYY Business Card Reader application to another and saved to the CardHolder storage.

 

Business Card Reader 6.0 offers an advanced cropping tool that automatically cuts off all the background of the business card’s photo, making it looking like a real-life business card in the CardHolder. The updated application also automatically geotags your business contacts, so you can track on the world’s map, what regions business cards are most often captured in. Furthermore, both search-by-date and search-by-keyword functionalities are now available.

 

Additionally, ABBYY Business Card Reader provides an enhanced, interactive interface for better browsing, grouping and sorting experience.

Availability

ABBYY Business Card Reader 6.0 for iOS is available via the App Store (accessible through iTunes®). It is ideal for Apple iPhone 5, 4S, and 4 (iOS 6.0), and partially compatible with the new iPad (3d generation), iPad 4 with Retina display (4th generation), and iPad Mini (autofocus required).

 

Supported interface languages include English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, and Portuguese. For more information about the product, visit http://www.abbyy.com/bcr_iphone/.

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