What is automatic data capture?
Automatic data capture is a document processing solution that uses optical character recognition technology to extract data from paper forms and documents, capture it, and process it automatically. This can be used to insert the extracted information into spreadsheets and other databases, all with minimal human involvement. Automatic data capture is a significant time saving tool.
Where is automatic data capture used?
Automatic data capture is used in offices that process large volumes of similar forms. In businesses and organizations where manual data entry used to be a part of the daily work, automatic data capture has revolutionized the process so that manual data entry is no longer necessary. This technology is used in banks, medical offices, educational institutions, government agencies, and many other offices.
Automatic data capture tools
If your office processes large volumes of forms and documents that contain information to be scanned or entered manually, you can use automatic data capture tools to simplify your work. One all-inclusive tool that can help you with all of your form processing needs is Trapeze from CVISION. Trapeze can recognize both printed and handwritten text, as well as barcodes and checkboxes, to capture all types of data. Download the free trial version of Trapeze to try it.