A2iA, best technology for French handwriting recognition
First Place in Worldwide Handwriting Recognition Competition
At ICDAR 2011, A2iA participated in a new competition of French
handwriting recognition. Participants
submitted the results obtained from their automated recognition system from
both images of handwritten words and complete lines.
obtained very high recognition performances and was ranked first among all the
competitors, private companies and university research laboratories.
international award, which follows A2iA’s second place finish at ICDAR 2009 for
both Arabic and French handwriting recognition, confirms A2iA’s position as the
leading software developer of cursive handwriting recognition technology.
Research remains at the core of A2iA’s
development, as the company has always relied on R&D to strengthen its
technological lead. A2iA
still operates one of the world’s largest private research centers specialized
in cursive handwriting recognition, employing
11 PhDs and a total of 34 engineers, whose projects are then adapted for A2iA’s
recognition engines. This
approach allows A2iA to continuously improve the performance of its software
and address today’s changing business needs.
ICDAR 2011: September 18th-21st, 2011, Beijing, China
More information here: A2iA website