NovoDynamics, the Ann Arbor, MI-based ISV best known in our industry for its Verus Middle Eastern language recognition technology had released a new document classification and extraction product. The new NovoDocufier utilizes NovoDynamics pattern recognition expertise to rapidly classify and group documents without having to perform full-text OCR. This technology the was foundation of Novo’s previous generation Coronado classification engine.
With NovoDocufier, NovoDynamics has added the ability to apply OCR-based data capture to a process. There is an intuitive process for highlighting fields the first time through and thereafter they will be captured automatically. According to Novo VP of marketing Tim Dubes, the product is currently in beta at several service bureaus. “They like the fact that it can be set up very quickly to run diverse jobs,” he told DIR.
Goerke Joins ABBYY
Speaking of intelligent document capture (IDR), Alexander Goerke, the former VP of Transformation Software (KTM) for Kofax, has joined ABBYY as VP of Semantic Technology Products. According to the press release, “In his new position at ABBYY, Alexander will be responsible for development and market introduction of a new generation of software products for document understanding and information retrieval based on ABBYY’s innovative semantic technology.”
Goerke was most recently working on an initiative called Skilja, which is focused on the “document understanding” market.