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Smart Intelligence - An OCR Engine for Android Smartphone

September 2, 2014

Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications (MoIT) is implementing a project to develop an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Engine for Android to stimulate smartphones software development in Pakistan. The project called - Smart Intelligence - An OCR Engine for Android Smartphone - intends to develop a state-of-the-art OCR Engine which can be used by developers to produce their own applications. Ministry is implementing the project in phases in collaboration with Abasyn University, Islamabad at a cost of Rs 13.33 million. The project is expected to be completed by June, 2015. According to information, in the first phase the intent is to tackle the character recognition problem for constrained or structured document images and in the next phase character recognition problem for unconstrained or unstructured document images will be addressed. Success of this project would not only result in research experience and related advantages for the developers inside Pakistan but will also stimulate the smartphones software development in Pakistan.

Project completion date : 2015-06-30 12:00:00


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Source: TendersInfo (India)

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