Text line segmentation in documents using convolutional and recurrent neural networks

Text line segmentation is a crucial step for Optical Character Recognition (OCR), particularly when working with the document images. Text line segmentation is defined as the decomposition of an image comprised of the character sequence into fragments containing single characters. The importance of segmentation stems from the fact that most…


A smart idea to make game industry legitimate, secure and inviting

Due to the spread of SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus, which causes COVID-19 infection, one-fifth of the world’s population faced the necessity to stay at home, and the audience of the online game industry began to grow rapidly. Gaming has become a preferred form of entertainment for players from all backgrounds and ages.…


The evolution of bank cards: from metal to metal

New technologies, as a general rule, build upon not just current developments, but on the extensive analysis of how related technologies have been evolving over time. Thus, if we look at a bank card as a complex piece of technology, which it is, it is interesting to know the history…


How the recognition system improves a mobile banking application

For any financial organization, a convenient mobile banking app is one of the ways to attract and maintain customers. If the bank has a more convenient, clear, and secure application, it can get a lot of appreciation from the customers themselves and from market experts. A perfect banking application allows…


Get your medical care easy and quickly as 1, 2, 3 (using ID documents, a medical insurance card, or a social security card)

Remote document recognition eases the process of getting medical care and helps to avoid queues, it minimizes the inconvenience, frustration, and confusion when getting and providing the service. The issue of reducing patient wait times who are coming in by ambulance, waiting for medical care in the emergency department, or…


A mobile insurance app: get your insurance remotely

Life is full of lane changes and nowadays insurance has become an essential element of life for both citizens and organizations. Today you can insure virtually everything: health, bank deposits, employment, and family property, as well as real estate and cars. Insurance organizations deal with a large number of both…


How to make the process of getting microloans secure and safe for clients and banks

There are situations when money is needed quickly and for a short period of time, in such cases, a microcredit organization could be a better decision than trying to borrow some money from a friend or a neighbor. Muhammad Yunus, a Bangladeshi Professor of Economics and a banker, the pioneer…


What is a machine-readable zone, and how do machines read it?

MRZ, or Machine-Readable Zone is a codified element of identity documents. Its purpose is to facilitate easier automated scanning of basic personal details of the document holder, such as their full name, document number, nationality, date of birth, and the document expiration date. Today the MRZ can be found on…


Geppetto style: from a simple wooden box to an industrial product

Smart Engines is known as a software developer, but we also design hardware systems. In this article, we will tell you a story about how we managed to turn a simple plywood box with the camera to an industrial passport scanner, which was able to recognize the main double-page passport…


Leak as a service: what you ought to know about data privacy

The philosophy We live in the age of services – the world economy is entirely built on them today. Billions of people around the world are involved in the service industry: individuals are using services of various companies on a day-to-day basis, and companies, in turn, outsource some of the…

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Sum&Substance, a global KYC/AML service provider, use Smart ID Engine for IDs scanning


Smart ID Engine is integrated into customer age verification platform VerifyMyAge

Caribbean Airlines

Caribbean Airlines improves passenger onboarding in its app with passport scanning by Smart Engines


Travizory Border Security selected Smart Engines product for identification documents scanning

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