A significant share of online and offline data sources (e.g. scanned documents, images) include text in image format. OCR software converts images into text. Most OCR software also understands handwritten text albeit at lower accuracy compared to printed text.
To be categorized as an OCR software, a product must be able to automatically convert images into text.
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Searches with brand name
These are the number of queries on search engines which include the brand name of the product. Compared to other product based solutions, OCR Software is more concentrated in terms of top 3 companies' share of search queries. Top 3 companies receive 91%, 14% more than the average of search queries in this area.
OCR Software is a highly concentrated solution category in terms of web traffic. Top 3 companies receive 88% (10% more than average solution category) of the online visitors on ocr software company websites.
Top Words Describing OCR Software
This data is collected from customer reviews for all ocr software companies. The most positive word describing ocr software is "ease of use" that is used in 4% of the reviews. The most negative one is difficult with being used in 9% of all ocr software the reviews.
According to customer reviews, top 3 industries using OCR Software solutions are Information Technology and Services, Computer Software and Education Management. Top 3 industries consitute 18% of all customers. Top 3 industries that use any solution categories are Computer Software, Information Technology and Services and Marketing and Advertising.