September 22, 2016

Smart Engines introduced a new version of MRZ recognition system

Developer of imaging and video technology company Smart Engines announces the release of a new version of the machine-readable zone of the documents recognition.

The main innovation was the implementation of the version with the recognition mode “anywhere”, which allows you to search MRZ-lines on the whole image of the document. Now in addition to mobile applications in which the machine readable area can detect in the video stream showing smartphone document camera system can be used in the server, desktop and terminal recognition solutions scans documents and photographs.

In the new version of the system added recognition of the Russian Federation visas, increased speed and quality of machine-readable visas recognition for type MRVA (used in the US, Japan and others) and type of MRVB (used in the Schengen countries and others).

Currently, Smart Engines solution to automatically extract data machine-readable zone on any passport and visa documents made in accordance with the ISO/ICAO standards (IEC 7501-1/ICAO Document 9303 ISO).

MRZ-line recognition technology company Smart Engines is available to customers in the form of components and documentation for integration for major platforms (iOS, Android, Windows, and others.).

The updated mobile application, demonstrating the capabilities of the new version, available in Google play and App Store

Test Drive Our Smart Engines

A range of free demo apps for intelligent document procesing allows you to experience the power of Smart Engines software in a real-world context.

Why not experience the power of Smart Engines for yourself? Our free demo apps allow you to test the capabilities of our identity document recognition software on mobile devices and scanners.

Simply display any document to the camera, allow the app to recognise and capture the necessary data, then store in a file, form or work sheet.

Demo apps require access to the camera on your smartphone or device. Some will also request access to the photo gallery in order to demonstrate single-photo document recognition. Others include ‘Make a request’ functionality to enable the sending of information from your e-mail application to the Smart Engines sales department.

Demo apps do not make any copies of your data and never send data to external servers.

Recognition is performed entirely on the device with the sole purpose of allowing you to test the capabilities for yourself. Rest assured that our demos contain no malware or viruses.

Download a demo from Google Play or the App Store only to ensure you use the latest official app.

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