My Paperless Journey Begins

After more than 20 years of working for a company that produces the leading document imaging SDK and a card carrying member of AIIM, I finally decided that it was time to personally go paperless. There are many motivations behind this decision, including reducing clutter, better protection for my data, and better access to information when and where I need it.

One of the things that was holding me back in the past was finding a system that I trusted to store my data. My definition of a trusted system is a system where I know my data is secure, safe, and available. Additionally, I need to be able capture data from anywhere, including Internet, e-mail, snail mail, and out in the real world. I was trying a combination of OneNote and OneDrive, but I was not completely happy with it and never totally dove in. Then, I discovered Evernote. I had heard about Evernote in the past, but thought of it as just a non-Microsoft replacement of OneNote. However, once I did begin considering it, I found that there are specific features in Evernote that I have not been able to find or use as easily in OneNote that can make it my trusted system.

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Protect Personal Information with LEADTOOLS

The protection of privacy is at the forefront of concerns for many organizations that need to distribute information. One way to do this is to redact private information from an image or document before releasing it. Recently we had a customer ask how to do this with LEADTOOLS.

Using LEADTOOLS, a user would load an image or a document as an image, use the redaction annotation object to “black-out” the text, and then burn the redaction into the image. Once the protected information is redacted, the image can then be saved as a text searchable PDF so the remaining text can be indexed or searched.

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Credit Card Reader SDK – Support for More Platforms Coming Q1 2017

Coming soon in v19

We told you this upcoming release was big, didn’t we? Well today is the last post in our blog series introduction of the upcoming updates to LEADTOOLS V19 Document and Medical technologies. These updates will include a market-first DICOM Hanging Protocol implementation as well as the fastest Form Recognition and Processing engine in the world! Additionally, the upcoming update includes new features for the HTML5 Zero-footprint Medical Web Viewer, DICOM Storage Server, Recognition Engines, Document Viewer, Document Formats, Linux, and Credit Card Reader.

Here we’ll focus on the new availability of the LEADTOOLS Credit Carder Reader SDK for .NET and C:

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LEADTOOLS for Linux – New Features Coming Q1 2017

Coming soon in v19

We are almost done with our blog series introduction of the upcoming updates to LEADTOOLS V19 Document and Medical technologies. These updates will include a market-first DICOM Hanging Protocol implementation as well as the fastest Form Recognition and Processing engine in the world! Additionally, the upcoming update includes new features for the HTML5 Zero-footprint Medical Web Viewer, DICOM Storage Server, Recognition Engines, Document Viewer, Document Formats, Linux, and Credit Card Reader.

Today’s post is about the new features coming to the LEADTOOLS imaging SDK for Linux development:

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Document Formats – Enhanced Support Coming Q1 2017

Coming soon in v19

But wait, there’s more! Today, we continue our introduction of the upcoming updates to LEADTOOLS V19 Document and Medical technologies. These updates will include a market-first DICOM Hanging Protocol implementation as well as the fastest Form Recognition and Processing engine in the world! Additionally, the upcoming update includes new features for the HTML5 Zero-footprint Medical Web Viewer, DICOM Storage Server, Recognition Engines, Document Viewer, Document Formats, Linux, and Credit Card Reader.

Let’s dive into the new features coming to LEADTOOLS’ support of several document formats:

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Document Viewer – New Features and Enhancements Coming Q1 2017

Coming soon in v19

Some more exciting news to share as we continue our introduction of the upcoming updates to LEADTOOLS V19 Document and Medical technologies. These updates will include a market-first DICOM Hanging Protocol implementation as well as the fastest Form Recognition and Processing engine in the world! Additionally, the upcoming update includes new features for the HTML5 Zero-footprint Medical Web Viewer, DICOM Storage Server, Recognition Engines, Document Viewer, Document Formats, Linux, and Credit Card Reader.

Today we’re talking about the new features coming to the LEADTOOLS Document Viewer:

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Build a .NET Core Image Conversion MicroService with LEADTOOLS

Introduction

This post describes how to use LEADTOOLS (Windows or Linux) in .NET Core to convert almost any image to a PNG. This service can be used to display non-standard files in any modern web browser without installing plug-ins or third party code on the client.

Background

If you follow this tutorial, the resulting project demonstrates a quick and easy way to use 3rd party C API in .NET Core using DLLImport. Specifically, this project uses LEADTOOLS DLL/SO C API in .NET Core to convert files to PNG. Native .NET Core support is coming to LEADTOOLS, so keep this blog on your watch list or follow @LEADTOOLS on Twitter.

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