Intelligent Document Capture
A New Approach to Document Capture
Innovation in enterprise document capture stopped decades ago, paving the way for intelligent capture.
Modern organizations are digitally transforming workflows. Now, because of intelligent document processing, document capture is driving new innovations in all industries.
Data extraction from physical documents and electronic documents is vital for transformation, so fast and efficient document capture is needed.
Intelligent Document Capture Eliminates Manual Scanning Profiles
With just a single scanner hardware profile, Grooper intelligent document capture provides full control of document images or PDF files. Patented image processing and computer vision provide all the tools needed to adjust:
Advanced processing profiles are applied real-time for more complicated cleanup tasks.
And at no point will you need to re-scan a document using different scanner settings in an attempt to get a better image.
Robust data review screens provide users workflows to correct any problems with a document’s scanned image. Built-in image clean-up algorithms automatically correct common defects introduced during scanning.
Save time scanning documents – choose Grooper for intelligent document capture.
What is Grooper?
What Hardware Works with Grooper?
Connect to more than 400 scanners using ISIS or TWAIN drivers. Let Grooper take care of image cleanup settings for beautiful and perfect scans.
Do you have a fleet of different types of scanners? No problem, apply scanning features based on model.
Scanning microfiche or aperture cards? Grooper has native integration with Mekel high-speed scanners. This feature offloads image processing from scanner hardware to maximize scan speed.
Grooper is FAST! We have saved time using Grooper and it has been easier to use than our previous program.
“It makes it easier to teach new scanners the procedure since we train young college students to do the bulk of our scanning on a part-time basis.
“I love how fast it is and how easy. We scan by large batches. Several offices on our campus scan, but do not need to scan in large batches like we do. The procedure with Grooper has cut our scan time down and made each step much easier than our previous program.”
– Dorothy W.
Scan Documents at Warp Speed
Because of native integration with scanning hardware, scan operators run equipment at top speed without sacrificing quality.
How? Offloading any document capture and image pre-processing work to Grooper frees up limited scanner resources to enable top hardware performance.
How to Capture Microfiche in a Flash
Microfiche has been a standard format for archiving because it made it easy to index and store files. Court records are one example of documents stored on microfiche in a document management system, and many government agencies have saved vast numbers of files on fiche.
Grooper provides end-to-end microfiche capture with a faster workflow and cleaner images resulting in more accurate OCR data.
To scan microfiche quickly, Grooper sorts document image “tiles” and organizes them into subfolders.
So, if there are 7 strips with 22 tile images in each strip, users see 7 folders, each containing 22 images. The image tiles are then stitched into a low resolution preview of the entire fiche card. This provides a visual reference for quick review. Grooper detects the frames around individual image tiles and extracts each into individual images.
This is how the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission was able to scan, OCR, extract, and integrate critical metadata on over 20 million pages of microfiche in 9 just months.
Rapid Image Review
If you are capturing information from paper documents or microform, image quality is critical.
The Grooper Image Review interface groups document images together by height, width, intensity, and aspect ratio:
This naturally brings images with similar defects together in order to quickly correct issues without having to look at every single image.
ScanOnce™ is an intelligent document capture feature that allows users to restore the original unmodified image at any point in a processing workflow. This eliminates any need to perform costly re-scans.