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SDKs by Technology Life-cycle
ABBYY develops OCR & recognition technologies for almost 20 years - and we will not stop! This hard work results in many new technology cycles.
ABBYY follows its key principles
- High Quality Recognition
The following sections give an overview of the features and improvements that were made in the different technology cycles:
OCR & Data Capture
- October 2013: FineReader Engine (Win, Linux, Mac)
- August 2015: FlexiCapture Engine
- FineReader Engine Windows - September 2010
- FineReader Engine Linux - April 2013
- October 2008: FineReader Engine Win
- April 2010: FineReader Engine Linux
All the features are available in the different Windows SDK versions - FineReader Engine on Linux, OS X and BSD might have a slightly reduced feature set. Details can be found here: Comparisons
The following toolkits and technologies are out of maintenance and sales
- September 2005: FineReader Engine Windows
- January 2007: FineReader Engine Linux & OS X
- July 2004: FineReader Engine Windows
- August 2002: FineReader Engine Windows
- May 2001: FineReader Engine Windows
When ABBYY started to provide OCR technologies for mobile systems, the dominant OS was Symbian. Over the last years the mobile landscape has changed several times, the latest mobile OCR technologies are maintained for Android and iOS.
- Mobile Version 4.x - February 2010
- Mobile Version 3.x - February 2009
- Mobile Version 2.x - September 2006
ABBYY's document imaging technology was brought to the market in June 2012 . It is available for iOS and Android.
ABBYY has its technology roots in linguistic technologies and dictionary software.
- In 2015 ABBYY started to bring its new Compreno Technology Platform to the market.
- Products with Compreno Technology Inside:
- More about Syntax & Semantic Analysis
- In 2012 ABBYY Morphological and Lexical Analyzer was is released as Version 5.0. The core technology always is and has always been a very important component of the OCR-technologies and products.
- Before the ABBYY Retrieval and Morphology Engine 4.0 (ARME) was available as an toolkit in Europe from 2002 - 2006.