Google docs are coming up as a huge reform in the world of Internet, in terms of online spreadsheet applications. Google Docs offers storage of documents. In addition, there has been a demand of such an application service from people all around the world who could possibly manage with their works on the internet and move around with their files saved and access them from anywhere around the world.
Google docs previously were having plug-ins to convert every different type of file format into the Google Docs format. After the conversion, you could easily use the application in order to get your filed edited and sorted out your way. This was the reason to the popularity of Google Docs in a very short span of time.
OCR is the acronym to the Optical Character Recognition that is an electronic process in the world of computers in order to turn manually written text into machine recognize able text version. You can even get the typewritten text and image based text converted into machine version for editing in different documents of yours. OCR is a combination of artificial intelligence, computer vision and pattern recognition.
The application serves as a great one in the world today while everything is converting to the digital form in from the physical form. More and more books are being turned into the electronic format to make sure that they are being read by people from all around the world. This is the integration of the physical writing and the digital writing making sure that both the worlds are connected and information is being shared on every front.
OCR in Google Docs
Google Docs is trying to throw your desktop applications into the trash in order to make sure that you have no problem accessing applications and you avoid the stress and strain that you encounter while your desired application is not accessible or not working.
The development circle of Google has integrated OCR into Google Docs in order to give it more functionality. It already had all the appropriate plug-ins to sort different formats of documents, presentations and spreadsheets into the Google Docs format for these files. This gives you with two functions through the process. You can either convert the text on images into the edit able format or even the pdf books.
There are two types of pdf versions available, one of them is the version that is in line text and that can be edited pretty easily while the other version is a compilation of images transformed into a pdf. The OCR application at Google Docs can be used to sort such books out into the text format. The application is said to have an accuracy of more than 90% according to the people who have tested the service.
The integration is an excellent milestone in order to compile your pdf books and other texts in the physical form into the digital world so that you can share it with the whole world or edit it in the formation of your choice.