ABBYY Business Card Reader allows users to transfer contact information from business cards directly to the mobile address book by using the smartphone camera with autofocus and ABBYY's optical character recognition (OCR) technology.
- Now you can look up a contact in the Cardholder by its address
- In addition to making calls, sending e-mails, and opening web links, the CardHolder now allows you to send SMS messages and find addresses on the map
- Now it takes even less time to input data with the countdown to shutter release removed
- Localized user interface: Portuguese language added
- iPhone 3G no longer supported
Key Features and Benefits
Fast and easy way to add new contacts
All contact information from a business card can be captured in three simple steps:
1. Take a picture of the business card
2. Review the extracted information
3. Save new contact in mobile address book
High quality and accuracy of text recognition
The application uses ABBYY's award-winning optical character recognition (OCR) technology for mobile devices, which was previously introduced to the market with ABBYY Mobile OCR Engine. This innovative OCR technology accurately "reads" printed text on images and photos captured with a digital camera and converts it into text which can be edited and saved. ABBYY Mobile OCR technology delivers the appropriate balance between powerful recognition capabilities and the fast performance required for mobile applications. The high accuracy of ABBYY OCR technology means that users won't spend their time on editing and correcting contact data extracted from business cards.
Recognition of business cards in 20 languages
ABBYY Business Card Reader is a multilingual application which will help you to expand your contact network beyond country borders. It reads business cards in 20 languages including: Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Norwegian (both Bokmal and Nynorsk), Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, and Ukrainian.
Automatic detection of different contact information on business cards
ABBYY Business Card Reader intelligently locates different types of contact information which can be found on a business card, such as First Name, Last Name, Company, Title, Telephone Numbers, Fax, E-mail, Web site and more. These data types can be saved automatically to the corresponding fields of a mobile address book without the need for further reorganization of the obtained data.
Easy-to-use intuitive interface
ABBYY Business Card Reader's interface makes it easy to start using the application right away. Helpful tool tips are included to guide users to get the best results.
To ensure the proper conditions for photographing business cards with a digital camera, the application automatically monitors the camera lens and includes controls for camera flash within the application.
The interface is suitable for touch screen and keypad based smartphones.
No additional equipment required and on-device recognition. All you need is a smartphone with an auto focus camera!
ABBYY Business Card Reader allows you to add new contacts into your smartphone any time, anywhere. No additional equipment or software is required. Whether it is a business meeting, a conference, business trip, you can always take a picture of a business card with the built-in camera and let the program do the rest. The new contact will be added immediately.