Samsung Moves into Handwriting Recognition in Tablets

October 20, 2012, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Thought the current trend in the tech is voice recognition, Samsung knows the technology might become outdated in a short period of time.

That’s why they have shifted their focus on handwriting recognition along with other technologies.

Vision Objects, a company that provides handwriting recognition and digital ink technologies for various platforms, have announced that they are currently in a deal with Samsung to develop apps for the Galaxy Note line of devices.

The company makes a number of apps for the mobile operating systems and today it is updating its MyScript Notes Mobile iOS app with functionality similar to the smart note taking on Galaxy Note.

Vision Objects MyScript technology has been adopted by more than 30 million users worldwide and supports 32 European, North American and Asian languages.

Beyond just handwriting recognition, MyScript also makes handwritten text searchable and enables fast and accurate recognition of shapes as well as mathematical formulas to offer a comprehensive solution for digital ink processing.

And, for those of you who haven’t heard about Samsung’s new partner, Vision Objects, here is a list of platforms on which their solutions are available.

They are available on all leading desktop and mobile operating systems such as Microsoft Windows, Apple Mac OS, Linux, iOS and Android.

So basically these guys know almost all available platforms. Their solutions support for more than 30 languages including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Arabic and Hebrew, which in turn enables Vision Objects to support worldwide customers from its headquarters in Nantes, France.

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