Litéra®, the leader in next-generation document lifecycle management (DLM), and ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software, today announced an agreement to integrate Litéra’s innovative Change-Pro® document comparison solution with ABBYY’s leading optical character recognition (OCR) technology. Users can now compare versions of PDF documents in any language and convert them to Microsoft® Word for further editing, completely integrating PDF documents into document lifecycle processes.
Litéra and ABBYY lead the industry in document lifecycle innovation with solutions especially applicable for today’s business and legal organizations. The pairing of their technologies enables customers to benefit from the highly accurate conversion and comparison of PDF files, making critical data secure and quickly available for integration into document workflow processes.
“The ability to manage and compare PDF files is essential to business, especially in the legal industry where accuracy and speed are imperative,” said Deepak Massand, CEO of Litéra. “By integrating our Change-Pro technology with ABBYY’s powerful OCR solution, we are delivering the flexibility and value our customers seek when it comes to the complete, end-to-end management of their vital documents, including PDF documents.”
“In the legal industry, secure information management is critical,” said Dean Tang, CEO at ABBYY USA. “Litéra’s Change-Pro document comparison solution, combined with our OCR technology, delivers the comprehensive document management that law offices and corporate counsel professionals need with the security they require to protect sensitive information and assure legal compliance.”
Change-Pro is a key component of the Litéra Desktop, which is designed specifically to meet the critical document production needs of all document-intensive businesses. The unique Litéra Desktop suite of applications represents the largest portfolio of document lifecycle solutions available in an integrated suite. Change-Pro enables document authors to compare Microsoft Word, PowerPoint®, Excel® as well as Corel® WordPerfect® and PDF documents in all languages with its optional OCR engine. Change-Pro's patent-pending technology also enables the comparison of embedded objects inside of compound documents.
ABBYY’s award-winning FineReader Engine is a powerful and universal SDK that allows developers to integrate the most accurate OCR, ICR, OBR, OMR, document and PDF conversion technologies into their applications.
ABBYY (abbyyusa.com) is a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software. Its products include the ABBYY FineReader line of optical character recognition (OCR) applications, ABBYY FlexiCapture line of data capture solutions, ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software, and development tools. Paper-intensive organizations from all over the world use ABBYY software to automate time- and labor-consuming tasks and to streamline business processes. ABBYY products are used in large-scale government projects such as those of Australian Taxation Office, Lithuanian Tax Inspectorate, Ministry of Education of Russia, Ministry of Education of Ukraine, and Montgomery County Government of the USA. Companies that license ABBYY technologies include BancTec, Canon, EMC/Captiva, Hewlett-Packard, Microsoft, NewSoft, Notable Solutions, Samsung Electronics and more. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from the world’s top manufacturers such as BenQ, Epson, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, Microtek, Panasonic, Plustek, Toshiba, and Xerox. ABBYY is headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with offices in Germany, the United States, Ukraine, the UK, Japan and Taiwan.
Litéra (litera.com) is the leader in next-generation document lifecycle management (DLM) with intelligent productivity solutions for the critical document management needs of today’s business professionals. The Litéra Desktop represents the most comprehensive collection of DLM functionality available in an integrated suite and includes products such as InnovaTM for document creation and automation, Litéra IDS® for secure document collaboration, Change-Pro for document comparison, LDF® for PDF control and management and Metadact® for metadata cleansing.