Scanning of devanagari

Richard Mahoney rbm49 at EXT.CANTERBURY.AC.NZ
Sun Oct 6 19:34:44 UTC 2002

Dear Lars,

On Sun, Oct 06, 2002 at 04:56:02PM +0200, Lars Martin Fosse wrote:

> Are any of you familiar with scanning software that handles devanagari
> (or for that matter other Indic scripts).

I am not sure if it can be trained to recognise Devanagari, but Clara
OCR is certainly worth considering.

While Clara is developed on 32-bit Intel running GNU/Linux, I can run
it on FreeBSD 4.7-RC. Apparently it has been ported to OS/2 and
MS-Windows. Details are available from:



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