National Health IT Week 2016

We are proud to be a part of the 11th annual National Health IT Week (September 26-30, 2016). National Health IT Week is the premier event offering all healthcare stakeholders an opportunity to unite under one banner, expressing the benefits that health information technology (IT) brings to U.S. healthcare: “One Voice, One Vision.”

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Happy Programmer’s Day!

Today is International Programmer’s Day! If you are lucky enough to have a programmer in your life, don’t give them a hug, as they are most likely an introvert. Get them their favorite caffeinated beverage.

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Convert a Word Document to PDF

Following up on my last post, Convert an Image to Black & White PDF, I have updated the project on GitHub to include a third method that converts document and vector formats to PDF. This conversion uses SVG as an intermediate format and does not require OCR, which results in perfect text accuracy. Continue reading

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Convert an Image to Black & White PDF

After reviewing the forums and responses to some surveys we recently send out, I noticed that many developers are looking for the best way to convert an image to a black & white PDF file. LEADTOOLS offers at least two solutions:

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OCR in MeteorJS

Last year, as part of our 25 projects in 25 days, we created a MeteorJS app to perform OCR using the LEADTOOLS web services. I recently updated the code and posted it on GitHub to make it easier to keep the code current and share with the world.

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Linux Turns 25!

Anyone who kept up with us at LEAD over the last year knows that we love a good celebration, especially in honor of 25 year anniversary (see: LEAD Technologies: 25 years of Imaging Excellence and 25 Projects in 25 Days: Celebrating LEADTOOLS’ Depth of Features and Ease of Use). And today we join the world in celebrating the 25th birthday of Linux operating system!

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Android Video and Screen Capture – Using ADB Wirelessly

As you may have heard, we recently released an update to LEADTOOLS mobile technologies. Part of the update included new demos, which we wanted to highlight with some new marketing videos. After some research, I determined that ADB (Android Debug Bridge) and a batch file was going to be the best way to capture videos and screens of the demos on the device. In this setup, I was able to run a command in the console to start the capture and pull the file from the device to my local file system with one command. After almost breaking the USB connector in my phone, I figured out how to do it over Wi-Fi.

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