Digitization Workflows: Scanning, OCR, and Audio Transcription

Converting documents, text, images, and sound files to digital and/or machine-readable formats is a prerequisite for many digital humanities projects. Digitization is the process of capturing analog materials as digital images. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) programs “read” these images and convert them to text documents which can be easily searched, copied, edited, or used for…

spreads

spreads is a tool that aims to streamline your book scanning workflow. It takes care of every step: Setting up your capturing devices, handling the capturing process, downloading the images to your machine, post-processing them and finally assembling a variety of output formats. Along the way you can always fine-tune the auto-generated results either by…