Research & Digitalisation Projects

Developing optical character recognition technologies for historic documents is a complicated and ongoing process, where different core technologies have to be used and optimised.
Below is a list of important research and digitalisation projects.

IMPACT & ABBYY

METAe & ABBYY

  • The METAe project was a research and development project from 2000 to 2003.
  • It was co-funded by the European Commission (5th Framework, IST Programme, Area “Digital Heritage and Cultural Content”).
  • ABBYY developed the first omnifont OCR that supports Fraktur/Gothic fonts.

Case Studies

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