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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Get Content Management at Scale with Filestack’s Management APIRead More

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Content management is challenging enough when it’s just your own site, but for a web development firm, the uploading, transformation, and delivery can get very crazy very fast. Let Filestack’s management API take the pain out of managing your clients’ assets. Why Use Filestack? Companies like Grailed, Social Print Studio, and Teachable rely on Filestack to […]

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Want To Increase Efficiency? Think Custom Machine LearningRead More

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Machine learning isn’t a new technology, but it’s one that’s changed exponentially over the last few years. If you’re considering customizing your machine learning initiatives to better serve your business, you’re heading in the right direction. But that path is also fraught with a great many moving parts and an overwhelming amount of data. To achieve […]

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Combine Object Detection and OCR to Capture License Plates

Combine Object Detection and OCR to Capture License PlatesRead More

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The move towards full digitization of business, personal life and government includes a strong trend towards automating the workflow process. One way that workflow process automation can be brought into service is through using software that can detect objects and read characters for a wide range of industries. Toll lanes, vehicle registration, car maintenance, law […]

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Intelligent Character Recognition

Digitize Handwriting With Intelligent Character RecognitionRead More

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A lot of people use the terms “machine learning” and “artificial intelligence” interchangeably, and while they are closely related, this perspective is acknowledging just one small part of a much larger story. Machine learning is actually a very particular subset of AI in which statistical techniques are employed to give computers the ability to “learn” […]

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why your site needs audio transcoding

Why Your Site Needs Audio TranscodingRead More

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If you spend much time working with audio files, either as a producer or you utilize them when creating other projects like software or applications, you have probably noticed how many different types are out there. In order to keep your workflow consistent, you need to utilize audio transcoding. Why are there so many audio […]

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Automatically Flag NSFW Content With Object DetectionRead More

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When you’re providing content, you want to make sure that it’s safe for your audience and appropriate for the topic at hand. NSFW content can sideline the conversation by causing an embarrassing gaffe. Flagging and removing content that is unacceptable or NSFW keeps the focus on acceptable content and boosts productivity, but doing so takes time. Machine learning can help […]

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Got Drones? You Need Object DetectionRead More

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Machine learning is the idea that describes computers that can essentially “learn” and process new information without specifically being programed to do so. If you give a computer a task, it will more-or-less get better at that task the more it has a chance to engage in it. Object detection is a subset of this […]

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Fight Fake News Images With Copy-Move Forgery DetectionRead More

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With rapid advances in digital image processing software, there is also a widespread development of tools and techniques for image forgeries. Digital images are easy to manipulate due to the availability of powerful image editing and processing softwares.  One of the commonly used image forgery technique is the copy move forgery. This consists of copying […]

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should you be using ocr for credit cards?

Should You Be Using OCR For Credit Cards?Read More

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Creating an effective business strategy requires a competitive advantage, and an easy place to do this is with your tools. Using machine learning is a great place to start because it helps you address and solve specific concerns within your company. In the case of credit cards, you limit risks to your company by using […]

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should you be using ocr for business cards?

Should You Be Using OCR For Your Business Cards?Read More

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Staying professional in this modern business landscape is an interesting process. Dress codes have relaxed dramatically over the decades, and the methods of communication have changed completely from one decade to the next. How well do business cards fare in this contemporary space? With the use of optical character recognition (OCR), business cards are holding […]

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ocr for receipts

Should You Be Using OCR For Receipts?Read More

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From data duplication to predictive modeling, machine learning tasks are revolutionizing the business world. When used to its fullest potential, machine learning frees businesses from wasting resources on repetitive and time-intensive tasks of all kinds. When it comes to data duplication, in particular, optical character recognition (OCR) releases companies from wasting time on manually inputting […]

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Why Filestack Makes Sense For E-commerce

Why Filestack Makes Sense For E-CommerceRead More

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Today’s successful e-commerce businesses prioritize customer experience. Fast response times, clear photos, aligned text, reliable performance, and an intuitive and feature-rich interface all impact brand perception and customer satisfaction. These factors will even affect your e-commerce website’s ability to attract online customers because major search engines, like Google, factor load speeds and responsiveness in their […]

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Should you be using ocr for IDs?

Should You Be Using OCR For IDs?Read More

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Using OCR for IDs is a great way for businesses to cut down on bottlenecks while gathering more information. Before we jump into specific use cases, let’s take a look at the machine learning landscape in general and how OCR fits into it. OCR for IDs in the big picture Machine learning, first introduced in […]

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Rethinking The Open Source Uploader

Rethinking The Open Source UploaderRead More

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Most developers stick with the default open source uploader in web forms. They believe trying a different third-party solution brings complications with little upside for them. This unwillingness to adapt and grow ends up causing issues due to the following circumstances: Increasing content consumption – The days of large corporations being the primary curators of content are long […]

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Should You Be Using OCR For Documents?Read More

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Every business is looking for a competitive edge, whether it be marketing, data collection to track sales, or fulfilling orders. All of this reliance on technology has brought about a need for machines that are smarter, more capable than ever, and this is where machine learning was born.  According to Wikipedia: “Machine learning is a subset […]

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Should you be using OCR for invoices?

Should You Be Using OCR For Invoices?Read More

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OCR for invoices becoming common practice seems inevitable, but the adoption is slow for OCR and machine learning in general. Fewer than 10 percent of all global invoices are electronic, despite efforts of companies and governments around the world to change the perception of e-invoices. Machine learning, specifically OCR, has made it easy and secure […]

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How You Can Solve Failed Mobile Uploads

How You Can Solve Failed Mobile UploadsRead More

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As the market for mobile uploads expands, so does the potential for failure and error. The Visual Networking Index from Cisco estimates that current mobile data traffic has increased to 18 times its 2011 rate. These growth rates are still accelerating. There is still plenty of room for the market to grow — 33 percent of the half a billion […]

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Is ImageMagick Holding Your Application Back?

Is ImageMagick Holding Your Application Back?Read More

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ImageMagick is a popular tool for transforming images, but it’s not your only option. When, in 2016, news broke of glaring vulnerabilities within ImageMagick, many developers escalated their search for an alternative to the imaging tool. We may be biased, but let us tell you why you should quit using ImageMagick in favor of Filestack. Opportunity […]

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Microsoft Document Conversions, SolvedRead More

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Looking to convert a document? Try our document conversion tool  The Need for Reliable Document Conversions Digital assets serve as the face of your brand, whether it’s making a first impression on a new lead or instilling confidence in customers who have chosen to work with you. It should go without saying that looks matter […]

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Use a Photo Collage to Tell a StoryRead More

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When you’re trying to tell a story, sometimes a picture doesn’t say enough, and a video says too much. Somewhere in between, a photo collage allows you to convey a compelling story without jeopardizing viewer interest. In fact, photo collages are a great way to boost social engagement and interest in your business. One case […]

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The Top 5 Challenges Faced by EdTech CompaniesRead More

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Education Technology (EdTech) platforms are the foundation for educators and students to collaborate and foster learning. But if EdTech platforms take their eye off the ball from creating an engaging experience for both educators and students alike, they quickly alienate both groups. It disengages the audience. It hurts business. It fails to provide that great […]

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