Reinventing The Engine

Smart Engines has created the next generation of OCR software to meet the challenges faced by organisations in document recognition – simplifying automation and significantly boosting efficiency.

Smart Engines sets the benchmark for text document scanning and analysis. Our customers trust us to provide the fastest, highest quality, smartest OCR engines available to operate their businesses as efficiently as possible.

With the capability to extract data from the video stream of mobile devices and web cameras directly on the device in real-time, without any need to send data to external sources, our technology is quite simply unrivalled – and highly secure.

Our specialized recognition products and computer vision technologies work across servers, desktops, mobile operating systems and platforms. By raising the bar in speed and accuracy, our software minimises data entry and associated human error. And by requiring fewer resources, it significantly reduces costs. The end results are clear for all to see: optimal business performance and increased profitability.


As scientists, we believe that it’s our responsibility to pursue approaches that minimise environmental impact.

Rather than create large, powerful, and energy-hungry neural networks and recognition technologies, our goal is to perform tasks as quickly, efficiently and productively as possible. In fact, our algorithms can reduce the energy used in image recognition by up to 1000 times over some equipment from rival manufacturers.

Seeing Things Differently

Powered by the highest levels of scientific research, Smart Engines has created unique recognition engines that capture the true potential of Computer Vision technologies.

Our technology is the extraordinary outcome of relentless scientific research at the very highest level, all conducted by the Smart Engines R&D team.

The identification of faces, digits or letters is just the first step towards achieving the true potential of Computer Vision. Our system moves far, far beyond merely separating shapes and objects from backgrounds.

We have created an industry-leading technology stack which incorporates unique OCR technologies, advanced methods, and cutting edge computer vision algorithms.

With the powerful capability to recognise the entire amount of data visible and extract its most complicated parts, our software successfully overcomes traditional OCR challenges to answer myriad computer vision problems.

Smart Engines technology performs to the highest standards in the most difficult lighting conditions, as well as on old, out-of-date devices.

It also offers the capability to extract photos from identity documents, which is essential for selfie-check and KYC.

Choose Your Engine

Our comprehensive range of OCR engines delivers an unparalleled set of market-leading benefits across all major platforms and operating systems.

Technology – The System

Our specialized recognition SDK works stand alone across servers, desktops, mobile operating systems and platforms such as x86, ARM, SPARC, MIPS.

Mobile SDK

iOS, Android

Desktop SDK

Windows, Linux, macOS

Server SDK

Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat, CentOS, and others), Windows, Solaris

Get in Touch

For questions about our products, research, people or project proposals, please get in touch.

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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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