January 10, 2020

2019 Year in Review

2019 was another exciting year in computer vision and OCR technology. And Smart Engines lead the way with transformational breakthroughs on many fronts to support our valued new and existing clients. Let’s take a look at some of the stand-out achievements.

Sales: grew by 49% Client base: increased by 29% 51 million recognitions sold Staff: increased by 40%
+350 new document types (in total, there are over 1100 document types currently supported by our system) Recognition of Chinese (traditional and simplified), Japanese, and Korean symbols 中文語言 (Chinese) 日本語 (Japanese) 한국어 (Korean) Support for driver’s licenses of all US states New product! document engine - recognition of large-scale documents and forms New version of bank card engine – bank cards that always work well New product! barcode engine – scans AZTECs and QRs Neural network for Cyrillic handwritten text Verification of document’s authenticity: for KYC/AML Automatic selection of the best ID photo in a live video stream (for selfie matching software used for KYC & AML Compliance) Improved algorithms for automatic detection of the document type Support for UiPath Robotic Process Automation
1 new PhD Participation in 2 scientific conferences - ICDAR, ICMV 35 scientific conference papers presented 19 articles published in scientific journals 17 BSc and MSc degrees obtained at our own core faculty at MIPT Novel neural network architecture HoughNet for training and execution of neural networks low-bit and bipolar networks distinguished by increased productivity and reduced energy consumption First public dataset: Mobile Identity Document Video dataset (MIDV-500)
Social impact Security of personal data We fully adhere to the principles of personal data security, thus enabling our customers to use our technologies anywhere in the world, including countries with the strictest jurisdictions. Environmental impact Green AI We continue to follow the Green AI ideology by actively taking a responsible approach towards minimizing our carbon footprint, as well as not contributing negatively on the environment with emerging technologies we develop. Business Transformation Customer Experience Our clients are being recognized for the high level of remote digital services they provide, both for individuals and business customers.

Test Drive Our Smart Engines

Free demo apps allow you to experience the power of Smart Engines software for intelligent document scanning in a real-world context.

Why not experience the power of Smart Engines for yourself? Our demo apps allow you to test the capabilities of our identity document recognition software on mobile devices in videostream or in a single image (photo, scan).

Simply display any document to the camera in real-time or choose a photo from the gallery, and the app will recognize and capture the necessary data.

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