Every investment you make should be wise and that is the basic rule of business. Now if you have made up your mind to buy a scanner of your own and not to outsource document scanning services to India, you may be in a dilemma regarding which scanner to choose. Though it completely depends on your only requirements, having at least a concise idea about different products can really be helpful.
Scanners and OCR conversion
It is a feature-rich and fast document scanner which can scan documents even up to the size of a tabloid; cost is $3,759.00. The auto-preview feature present avails 9 versions of the scanned document and you can select most suited one to which you can make adjustments as needed.
Epson Perfection V550 Photo Colour Scanner
Available at a humble pricing of$169.99 at Epson, this product assures high quality from both films and photos. You can scan directly to cloud based sites and Facebook. Many Indian outsourcing companies use this.
Kodak ScanMate i940
Portable but large, it is available at $129.99 in Amazon and at $395 otherwise. Kodak ScanMate i940 is fast and holds the capability to serve even as a desktop (personal) scanner.
Canon imageFormula DR-C125
This product which costs $495 is immensely fast and is designed for small offices or home offices. With the speed and OCR accuracy it offers, the rate of product never seems unreasonable.
Other important scanners preferred by companies include Plustek OpticBook A300, Kodak i2900, Xerox Mobile Scanner, and Xerox DocuMate 5445
The most common OCR software used by providers of OCR conversion services in India are ABBYY FineReader 11($280.00), ABBYY FineReader Express Edition for Mac ($99.99), Omnipage Ultimate ($499) and Prizmo for Mac ($49.95)
Not all but a few software and scanners from above are available with outsourcing companies in India. However by outsourcing to a reputed Indian company, you can be assured of achieving unimpeachable results.