Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR)

Handwritten documents, such as minutes, diaries, and journals are often hard to read. They are typically handwritten and can be faded through wear and tear. Fortunately, our Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) technology can recognise many different types of handwriting, providing an alternative to manual transcription, which takes considerably longer. HTR works with various periods and styles in history, as well as different document types.

Employing HTR for your items will have benefits much like Optical Character Recognition (OCR), allowing you to select, copy, and search text. By selecting this feature for your imported files you are free to address other archive matters whilst PastView automatically processes HTR in the background.

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