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Intelligent Document Capture with Ephesoft by Clifford Laurin, Michael Muller, Ike Kavas, Pat Myers

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Inside a capture system

Capture systems, including Ephesoft, automate classification and data entry of documents, and deliver this data to other systems. Capture systems are not content repositories; their job is to transform the document into information as soon as possible and give it to repositories or other processes.

To accomplish this, capture systems use an internal workflow system. In general, this is a linear workflow and includes the following steps: Import, Classify, Extract, and Export. Let us analyze these major steps:

Import methods

Capture solutions need the flexibility to ingest images from different sources. Common methods include the following:

  • Scanners:

    Scanning options include:

    • Low speed scanners: These scanners are used on a personal ...

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