FlexiCapture Engine Comparison V10 to V12

Language:
EN
Product-Line:
FlexiCapture Engine
Version:
10, 11, 12
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 12.

Usage Scenarios

FlexiCapture Engine 10 FlexiCapture Engine 11 FlexiCapture Engine 12 R1 FlexiCapture Engine 12 R2
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 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
Structured Documents
e.g. fixed forms, multiple-choice tests, questionnaires;
Semi-structured Documents
e.g. shipping documents, passports;
Mobile Data Capture enhancements, in pre-recognition
and classification
core V11 OCR technology enhancements Yes No

Core Recognition

FlexiCapture Engine 10 FlexiCapture Engine 11 FlexiCapture Engine 12 R1 FlexiCapture Engine 12 R2
Improved V10 BinarisationYes - read more... Yes Yes Yes
Image Pre-Processing
(Noise removal, deskew, despeckle, etc.)
Yes - improved Yes Yes Yes
Colour Mask, Marks
Stamp Filtering
Yes Yes Yes Yes
OCR in 190+
Languages
YesYes Yes Yes, 207 languages
Chinese, Japanese, Korean OCR available as Add-on available as Add-on
ICR in 114 LanguagesYes Yes Yes Yes, 126 languages
Barcode Recognition QR Code support addedYes Yes Yes, New MaxiCode

FlexiLayout Technology

FlexiCapture Engine 10 FlexiCapture Engine 11 FlexiCapture Engine 12 R1 FlexiCapture Engine 12 R2
Rule-based ClassifierYes Yes Yes Yes
Automatic Document ClassificationNew: uses image-based and content-based classifiers in FlexiLayout Studio New: Image and statistical content classification without FlexiLayouts, via FineReader Engine API Yes No
Alternative FlexiLayoutsYes Yes YesNo
New Search Elements
and Blocks
Labeled Field” and the usage of content types like number, currency or phone

Verification & Visual Components

FlexiCapture Engine 10 FlexiCapture Engine 11 FlexiCapture Engine 12 R1 FlexiCapture Engine 12 R2
Verification APIYes Yes Yes Yes
OCR Recognition Variants
for Word/Characters
Yes Yes Yes Yes
Visual Components Yes, Details... Yes Yes No
Available Visual Components Source Code Samples for
Batch View,
Document View,
Context Verification of Data,
Group Verification of Characters
Yes Yes No
Source Code Sample for
Point & Click Document definitions training
YesYes YesYes

Developer Features

FlexiCapture Engine 10 FlexiCapture Engine 11 FlexiCapture Engine 12 R1 FlexiCapture Engine 12 R2
32-bit Support Yes Yes Yes Yes
64-bit Support No No No Yes
.NetSupport Enhanced .Net compatibility
Multi-Core Support Optimised performance on multi-core processors
“Out-of-process server” – COM module for multi-threaded applications
API for creation of
FlexiLayout for simple documents
YesYes Yes Yes


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