The Complete List of Top Workflow Tools of 2018Read More

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Workflow tools are vital to an organization in the Information Age. They enable faster completion of tasks in addition to maximizing the efficiency of business processes. The use of workflow automation tools is so important in today’s fast-paced business environments that they may be what gives any company its competitive advantage. The following are some […]

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Filestack’s Android SDK v5.3.0 Released!Read More

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If you’re building Android mobile apps that work with files, those files should be uploaded, transformed, and delivered to your users with intelligence. Filestack’s Android SDK makes this a breeze, so you can drop in world-class content management functionality and save time and energy on your development sprints. The new version of Filestack’s Android SDK […]

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Filestack OCR for InvoicesRead More

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The invoice data capture process, simplified. Don’t waste time manually processing invoices for your business. Filestack OCR takes the pain out of data entry and processing for your accounting team. With OCR, data is extracted and accurately placed in its respective field every time. Schedule an upclose, personalized demo with us today and learn how […]

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Upload Files to Your Site by URL in PHPRead More

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You can easily import a file by its URL on your back end in PHP; here’s how. Prerequisites Composer: The PHP Package Manager First, make sure you’ve got Composer installed on the system you’ll be playing with. Briefly, you can run the following on Mac/*NIX systems: php -r “copy(‘https://getcomposer.org/installer’, ‘composer-setup.php’);” php -r “if (hash_file(‘sha384’, ‘composer-setup.php’) […]

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Filestack OCR and Workflows: A Content JourneyRead More

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Integrate Optical Character Recognition into any content workflow through Filestack OCR and Workflows. By leveraging Filestack, OCR functionality can be introduced directly into your content pipeline, making it easier for your organization to focus on its other operations. It’s Easy to Add OCR to Any Content Pipeline Filestack Workflows makes it trivial to create a complete end-to-end content pipeline for […]

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Filestack Workflows 101: A Guide to Getting StartedRead More

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It’s easy to get started with Filestack Workflows. Workflows manages your assets and provides a complete system designed to automate and improve content processing and analysis. Why Should You Use Filestack Workflows? Workflows is an out of the box solution – no coding needed. Hook into the Workflows API and you’ll immediately have access to all the features you need. […]

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Scale Your Resources and Deliver with OCRRead More

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If you’ve explored Optical Character Recognition (OCR) over the years, you may be skeptical of the power of today’s processing solutions. Previous generations of OCR software were sub-par at best, delivering general purpose content that was often riddled with errors and inaccuracies. After a few trials, many business and technology leaders would go back to […]

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Save Your Computers With the Power of WorkflowsRead More

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Whether at the office or in school, collaboration is what drives the best outcomes. Yet it can be difficult to allow file and document sharing without exposing a network to risk. Protecting your institution’s computers may seem like a complicated process, but it doesn’t have to be. Filestack Workflows can help. Modern platforms require customization and content […]

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4 Capabilities Your Workflow Tool Should FeatureRead More

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Workflow management systems have been around for decades and have gained a reputation of being time consuming and somewhat labor intensive. They have been created manually, used for project management and evolved tremendously over time. Regardless of your industry, your workflow tool should have a few key capabilities to best drive you and your team’s […]

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Upload Files with RubyRead More

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Uploading files in Ruby should be as easy, straightforward, and as fun as the language itself. Here’s my simple recipe to demonstrate exactly that. First things first: this isn’t a Ruby on Rails recipe. I’ll make one of those in due course. This is a plain, simple, pure Ruby demonstration. I’ll use the open source […]

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A Brief History of Optical Character RecognitionRead More

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Mankind’s struggle to convey meaning ‘twixt pen and mind has long been a problem for anyone wishing to communicate effectively. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is a modern solution to this age-old challenge, brought into the present day need for machines to understand human-readable glyphs and characters. How many times have you been frustrated that you […]

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A User’s Complete Guide to OCRRead More

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Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is being implemented across a number of industries as a way to quickly archive, analyze, modify and maintain physical documents. OCR uses advanced artificial intelligence and pattern recognition technologies to convert analog documents into digitally readable text. How Does OCR Work? Optical character recognition takes a still image or frames of […]

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Improve Data Accuracy with OCRRead More

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There are many OCR solutions available, but not all of them are sufficient in terms of data accuracy. General OCR solutions have an accuracy up to around 98% of the data, and while that may sound like a lot, that means that out of 1,000 characters 20 of them will be incorrect. More advanced OCR […]

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3 Foolproof Ways to Save Time With WorkflowsRead More

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Workflows is a revolutionary new tool that combines file transformation and machine learning and is designed to take control of your organization’s content processes. Workflows is a complete solution designed to simplify your content curation process using tailored chain actions and workflow automation through a simple to use UI. Here are a few common ways […]

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3 Benefits of Workflows for Digital Content CurationRead More

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Businesses are trying to find the best way to filter out NSFW (not suitable for work) content. Filestack Workflows simplifies the process of curating content through the use of tailored chain actions and workflow automation. No matter your industry or use case, our Workflows tool can help you build a process that delivers intelligent content into your app. Using […]

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Will OCR Kill Data Entry Jobs?Read More

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Without verification, most data entry achieves about a 96% accuracy. Comparatively, OCR technology can now achieve rates of up to 98% accuracy, with a number of distinct advantages. While some data entry jobs may always exist – especially data entry jobs that are transformative in nature — it’s likely that the bulk of them will be automated within […]

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Upload Files with PythonRead More

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Python is eating the world! You will find many passionate Python programmers, and just as many critics, but there’s no denying that Python is a powerful, relevant, and constantly growing force in software development today. Python is just a language, though, and languages can’t solve business problems like workflow, architecture, and logistics; these things are […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your OCR ToolRead More

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Optical Character Recognition makes it easier to create searchable documents, analyze paper documents and digitize documents for permanent storage. As an extremely broad technology, it can be applied to many areas of a business. Here’s how to get the most out of your OCR tool. Conduct a Business Process Audit. Identify areas in which your business could […]

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Upload Files with NodeRead More

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Front end development throws a lot of shade over back end processes these days, especially in the land of JavaScript. Originally a language targeting browsers, JS has matured into every nook and cranny of modern development as a de facto tool. The syntax for interacting with various libraries in JavaScript can be confusingly identical between […]

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Conquer Productivity: Developer, User and Business Process Workflows ExploredRead More

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The single most valuable commodity for both individuals and organizations is time. When we can increase our productivity, we can bend the rules of time and achieve more within a given period. That’s such a tantalizing prospect that it beckons the investment of our time to learn these dark arts. Let’s shed some light on […]

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How 20 students implemented Filestack's API in 5 minutes flat, with the Filestack logo and a line drawing of a lightbulb

How 20 Students Implemented Filestack’s API in 5 Minutes FlatRead More

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I had the pleasure of teaching a workshop at HackBCA’s Imagine 2018 event for a group of High School students in Hackensack, New Jersey on Sunday afternoon. I was very impressed with their engaging questions and most of all their results! https://imagine.hackbca.com/workshops/ I’ve taught workshops around the world on various topics. While they’ve often been […]

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How UX and Design Lead to Conversions

How UX and Design Lead to ConversionsRead More

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Let’s face it. Historically speaking, computer programmers are often more comfortable in the digital world of 1s and 0s than they are in the real world of human interaction. Perhaps this accounts for the widespread disconnect among web designers when it comes to the area in which the digital and real worlds connect: user experience […]

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Why OCR for Receipts?Read More

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Receipts are an important part of any business. They help you keep track of company expenses and evaluate your company profits. You also need to keep the data from your receipts to file taxes and keep up with financial details. The problem is that manually entering and organizing the information from your receipts is a […]

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ocr for ids

Why OCR for IDs?Read More

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Growing and developing as a business requires accurate records and data management. Identification, or an ID, is essential for your employees, your clients and any individual working with your company. When you find it tedious and time consuming to manually enter and save information from an individual’s ID, you want to take measures to cut […]

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ocr for passports

Why OCR for Passports?Read More

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Businesses that deal with passports on a daily basis face steep time investments and security concerns. Unless there is some automation in place, these companies are forced to manually handle and process each passport, a solution that does not have scale in mind. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) bridges this gap by identifying and digitizing relevant […]

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OCR for Tax Documents

Why OCR for Tax Documents?Read More

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Third party tax handling is a large and highly competitive market. This market’s explosion is not hard to understand: taxes are no fun for anyone, so why do it yourself when there’s a readymade solution? When this tedious document handling is done manually, there is room for a considerable amount of error. Employees can easily […]

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Automatically Analyze Video with Parallelized Object Detection and Localization

Automatically Analyze Video with Parallelized Object Detection and LocalizationRead More

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In this blog post, we will discuss Filestack Object Detection and Localization API in video frames . This process  falls under  the “Video Captioning” category of processing, which refers to any process of describing video frames and showing it as the result. Our main objective is to divide the entire video file into individual frames, shrinking the […]

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Filestack OCR for Business Cards

Why OCR for Business Cards?Read More

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The growth of a business depends on the contacts you make as a business owner. Trading business cards is a great way to keep in touch with important contacts in your network. You want to keep track of their information without searching through an endless pile of cards. The problem is getting the most out […]

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ocr for credit cards

Why OCR for Credit Cards?Read More

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Your end goal in your business, no matter what that business may be, is to please your customer on every level. On the forefront, customer-pleasing looks like smiling faces and customer-focused service, but behind the scenes, pleasing your customers comes down to the efficiency of different processes. With credit cards being one of the most […]

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