New Version of ImageGear Professional Released by Accusoft Pegasus


Full-page OCR support, automatic text redaction and faster JPEG 2000 decompression

TAMPA, Fla. - January 4, 2012 - Accusoft Pegasus, the leading provider of imaging software development kits (SDKs) and viewers, releases ImageGear Professional v17 for Windows DLL, including full-page OCR support and support for searchable compressed PDF creation.

“ImageGear Professional is a great one-stop shop, suite of imaging functionality. Application developers can now use ImageGear Professional to gain access to an even wider breadth of imaging support, cleanup operations and OCR text recognition than ever before,” said Steve Wilson, Director, Native Core Imaging. “Additional added value includes the ability to automatically redact confidential and sensitive information, such as social security numbers or credit card numbers.”

With ImageGear Professional v17, applications can perform OCR, create smaller searchable PDF files from scanned document images, and automatically compress individual regions of a page to produce an optimized, searchable PDF. This new version of the ImageGear Professional DLL edition includes full-page OCR support for over 120 languages including Traditional Chinese, Japanese and Korean languages.

Using Accusoft Pegasus’ patent pending technology, developers can take advantage of JPEG 2000 decompression speeds up to 40% faster than in previous ImageGear Professional versions.

Additional updates to ImageGear Professional include new Camera RAW file support library, updated PDF library support and an updates to the DICOM Data Dictionary to reflect the 2009 standard. This release also provides significant enhancements to product documentation and samples to make getting started easier than ever before.

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Accusoft Pegasus provides imaging software development kits (SDKs) that accelerate development and viewers that facilitate collaboration. Our code works reliably behind the scenes when an application calls for capturing, processing, storing and viewing images. Use our SDKs to build document, photo, and healthcare applications Add barcode, compression, DICOM, image processing, OCR/ICR, forms processing, PDF, scanning, video, and image viewing to your applications. Technology is delivered for multiple 32-bit/64-bit platforms and development environments, including iOS, Android, .NET, Silverlight, ASP.NET, ActiveX, Java, Linux, Solaris, Mac OSX, and IBM AIX. Find unlimited trial SDKs and demos