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ABBYY’s intelligent OCR software available for Microsoft Windows 8

Theale, UK (22 January, 2013) - ABBYY, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies and services, today announced that their innovative text recognition and document conversion desktop products are compatible with the latest Microsoft® operating system, Windows® 8. The products offer full functionality for customers who have already adopted the new platform, enabling them to utilise ABBYY's technologies for precise OCR (optical character recognition), PDF conversion and business card reading.

Microsoft confirmed the compatibility of ABBYY FineReader 11, the intelligent OCR software for creating editable and searchable files from scans, PDFs and digital photographs.

Additional products compatible with the new Microsoft® operating system are ABBYY PDF Transformer 3.0 Pro, the ideal solution for creation, conversion and adjustment of PDF files; ABBYY Screenshot Reader, a useful application for turning any image content captured from the screen into editable text; and ABBYY Business Card Reader 2.0 (for Windows), an easy-to-use software for digitising and exporting contact information from paper business cards to Microsoft® Outlook®, Salesforce®, etc.

"As an innovative software company we are committed to ensuring the compatibility of our products with the latest operating systems", explained Jupp Stoepetie, CEO of ABBYY Europe. "Early adopters already working with the new Windows 8 system can fully leverage on ABBYY's products for efficient text recognition and document conversion."

For more information on the ABBYY products please visit http://www.abbyy.com/.

About ABBYY UK Ltd.
ABBYY UK is a member of the ABBYY Group and supports sales and marketing activities in Western Europe. ABBYY is a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies and services. Its products include the ABBYY FineReader line of optical character recognition (OCR) applications, ABBYY FlexiCapture line of data capture solutions, ABBYY Lingvo dictionary software, and development tools. ABBYY offers Professional Services to help customers implementing business solutions based on ABBYY's products. Paper-intensive organizations from all over the world use ABBYY solutions to automate time- and labour-consuming tasks and to streamline business processes. ABBYY products are used in large-scale government projects such as those of Australian Taxation Office, Lithuanian Tax Inspectorate, Ministry of Education of Russia, Ministry of Education of Ukraine, and Montgomery County Government of the USA. Companies that license ABBYY technologies include BancTec, Canon, EMC/Captiva, Hewlett-Packard, KnowledgeLake, Microsoft, NewSoft, Notable Solutions, Samsung Electronics and more. ABBYY OCR applications are shipped with equipment from the world's top manufacturers such as Epson, Fujitsu, Fuji Xerox, Microtek, Panasonic, Plustek, Toshiba, and Xerox. ABBYY is headquartered in Moscow, Russia, with offices in Germany, the UK, the United States, Canada, Ukraine, Cyprus, Australia, Japan and Taiwan. For more information, visit www.ABBYY.com.

ABBYY, the ABBYY Logo, FineReader, ADRT, Lingvo, FlexiCapture, Recognition Server, and PDF Transformer are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ABBYY Software Ltd. Other product names mentioned herein may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective owners and are hereby recognized.

For more information, please contact:
ABBYY
Colin Miller
Elsenheimerstrasse 49
D - 80687 Munich
Tel.: 089/511 159-0
Fax: 089/511 159-59
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web: http://www.abbyy.com/

Press contact:
AxiCom UK
Jamie Stevenson
+44 (0) 208 392 4095
[email protected]

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