FlexiCapture Engine Comparison V8.0 to V11

Language:
EN
Product-Line:
FlexiCapture Engine
Version:
8.x, 9.x, 10, 11
Type:
Comparisons
Category:
General Features

Below a comparison of the four different version of ABBYY's Data Capture SDK.
The latest Release is FlexiCapture Engine 11.

Usage Scenarios

FlexiCaptureEngine 8.0 FlexiCapture Engine 9.0 FlexiCapture Engine 10 FlexiCapture Engine 11
Application Areas Intelligent Data Capture, data extraction of specific fields of interest
Document Types Structured Documents
e.g. fixed forms, multiple-choice tests, questionnaires;
Semi-structured Documents
e.g. invoices, shipping documents, passports;
Unstructured documents
e.g. letters, contracts
New, additional classification technology using image and content classification V11 Technology compatibility
Mobile Data Capture possible optimized image pre-processing enhancements, in pre-recognition
and classification
core V11 OCR technology enhancements

Core Recognition

FlexiCapture Engine 8.0 FlexiCapture Engine 9.0 FlexiCapture Engine 10 FlexiCapture Engine 11
Improved V10 BinarisationNo No Yes - read more... Yes
Image Pre-Processing
(Noise removal, deskew, despeckle, etc.)
Yes Yes Yes - improved Yes
Colour Mask, Marks
Stamp Filtering
No Yes Yes Yes
OCR in 190+
Languages
Yes Yes YesYes
Chinese, Japanese, Korean OCR Not available available as Add-onavailable as Add-on
ICR in 114 LanguagesYes Yes Yes Yes
Barcode Recognition 1D and 2D Support included1D and 2D Support included (PDF417),
Aztec & Data Matrix added
QR Code support addedNew MaxiCode

FlexiLayout Technology

FlexiCapture Engine 8.0 FlexiCapture Engine 9.0 FlexiCapture Engine 10 FlexiCapture Engine 11
Multi-Level ClassifierNo Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Document ClassificationNo No New: uses image-based and content-based classifiers in FlexiLayout Studio New: Image and statistical content classification without FlexiLayouts, via FineReader Engine API
Alternative FlexiLayoutsNo Yes Yes Yes
New Search Elements
and Blocks
No Labeled Field” and the usage of content types like number, currency or phone

Verification & Visual Components

FlexiCapture Engine 8.0 FlexiCapture Engine 9.0 FlexiCapture Engine 10 FlexiCapture Engine 11
Verification APIYes Yes Yes Yes
OCR Recognition Variants
for Word/Characters
No No Yes Yes
Visual Components None included Yes, Details...
Available Visual Components None Source Code Samples for
Batch View,
Document View,
Context Verification of Data,
Group Verification of Characters
Source Code Sample for
Point & Click Auto Learning
No No YesYes

Developer Features

FlexiCapture Engine 8.0 FlexiCapture Engine 9.0 FlexiCapture Engine 10 FlexiCapture Engine 11
32-bit Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
64-bit Support No Yes Yes Yes
.NetSupport Yes Enhanced .Net compatibility
Multi-Core Support Manual Implementation Optimised performance on multi-core processors
“Out-of-process server” – COM module for multi-threaded applications
API for creation of
FlexiLayout for simple documents
No No YesYes


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