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OCR Services

OCR Conversion

PrimeOCR’s high accuracy OCR is available through our conversion services department.

PrimeConversion Services specializes in high accuracy image to digital conversions.  We handle jobs as small as 500 pages to as large as millions of pages.  Give us a call or send us e-mail for current capacity and/or a job quote.


  • Access to PrimeOCR – the most accurate OCR software on the market – without the need to purchase or maintain it.
  • High Accuracy PDF – PrimeOCR now supports all three PDF file types.
  • Fast turnaround – we can turn jobs within 24 hours depending on job size and capacity.  Please call for current capacity.
  • High accuracy results – 80% fewer errors than conventional OCR for your entire project.
  • Exception processing – PrimeOCR can generate output on images that may GPF other OCR engines.
  • Optional character confidence reporting – if you choose to perform verification, we can provide the most accuracy “suspect” character marking of any OCR product.
  • Support for a variety of Image Resolutions – 200, 240, 300, 400, 600 including Standard FAX.
  • Lower prices than typical conversion services.

Input Files:

Images can be TIFF, PDF (single or multi-page), JPEG, BMP, fax among many other formats. Resolutions accepted include 200, 240, 300, 400, 600 DPI as well as standard FAX. (Or we can scan documents from paper, call us for pricing.) Manual operations such as page zoning and post-OCR verification are not included in the following prices and must be quoted separately.

Images are typically sent via hard drive for large projects or downloaded/uploaded via FTP for small projects.

OCR Conversion Pricing:

Service Description $/Page
PrimeOCR Full page or zonal OCR using voting OCR engines: 65-82% fewer errors than conventional OCR. Includes a file reporting the average accuracy of each image. $0.001*
Per Page
Required Charges
Setup Fee An initiation fee for every project. Any change in the configuration of a project also incurs this fee. $300.00
One Time
Data Fee Incurred for every time data is received or output sent to customer (so each job will include at least two Data Fees). $200.00 Per Instance
One Time
Other Charges
Scanning 8.5 x 11 separated pages saved to black and white (bounded books/larger pages may incur additional costs) $0.10*
Per Page
Physical Shipping $50 per package plus actual shipping costs $50.00+
Per Package
Manual Labor Examples include character training, manual review, fixing, and re-submission of bad images if possible (many defects cannot be repaired). $35
Per Hour
Manual Labor Examples include character training, manual review, fixing, and re-submission of bad images if possible (many defects cannot be repaired). $35
Per Hour

* These are typical charges for a 1,000,000 (million) page “no rush” job.  Costs can vary according to the number of characters on a page, quality of images, amount of preprocessing selected, etc.  Pricing is higher for projects of less than 500,000 pages or “rush” jobs.  Page with less than 1,000 characters may receive a discount.

Send image samples along with time frame of project delivery for a more accurate estimate of conversion costs.  Contact Prime Recognition for more information.

Output: A text file is generated for each image and is stored in the same directory (or equivalent directory structure) as the original image. The file name is the image name with a “.txt” (ASCII, Formatted ASCII output), “.pdf” (Portable Document Format), “.pro” (“*.PRO” output), “.rtf” (RTF output), or “xml” extension. (Other formats are available – contact us for additional details).

Custom OCR conversion: Contact us with your unique requirements and let us propose a solution to your conversion needs.

OCR Consulting

Prime Recognition is known in the industry as a leader in OCR accuracy.  Along with PrimeOCR, other products have been developed to optimize document workflow through the imaging process, including high-reliability OCR software.

We can provide consulting services to help your organization be more cost-effective in image processing and performing digital conversion services at a manageable rate.

Please call with requirements and questions you may have for consulting projects.

OCR Engineering Services

Along with off the shelf imaging applications, Prime Recognition’s Engineering Services department provides solutions to diverse imaging workflows.  This may include engineering support in integrating PrimeOCR’s API/SDK into a customer’s product, or developing and modifying existing products for customer specific applications.

Engineering projects have been developed from existing applications, while others have been integrated into customer dedicated applications.

Please let us know how our OCR Engineering Services can help your project.

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What Our Customers Say

“InfoEdge has experienced up to 50% reduction in OCR errors through the use of the voting technique.   (PrimeOCR) … Editing and correction of OCR errors can be the single largest cost in some applications, and reducing that cost can significantly reduce the bottom line of the entire project.” ~ KMWorld


“The University of Michigan Digital Library Production Services is extraordinarily pleased with the increase in OCR quality made possible through the use of PrimeOCR. Scalability is a critical issue in digital libraries, and Prime Recognition has contributed to our creating a large and scalable digital library production service.”
John Price-Wilkin, University of Michigan


“PrimeOCR gives us a much cleaner document before verification than most OCR packages do after verification.”  ~ Doug Thompson, Scan Center of America


“PrimeOCR provides the highest OCR accuracy available to the production market.  This high accuracy combined with PrimeOCR’s flexible architecture prods us with a powerful OCR platform to offer our customers.” ~ Robert J. Perry, Webhire


“What we release to the public, by law, must be 100% correct.  PrimeOCR has significantly reduced errors, allowing us a faster turn-around time to publish a document.”  ~ Rick Essex Rotunda

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