ScanSnap ix500 Handwriting Recognition

I got a question today about the handwriting recognition capabilities of my ScanSnap ix500. I'm still madly in love with the ScanSnap for paperwork and automatic document filing, but handwriting isn't its strong point. Here's an example document I scanned:

ix500-handwriting

Here's what was recognized:

e//o vjon 'anreo/ia//po/n/
0 V/or d reqw ar 3a
eilo yor,
c 0 Worio
/C Ol2
"po/yi //e[[o is/oMiiaftc chsel Hello regularcbhcl
iiellc W(^rU ^Ic^iYcksel //e//o wr/c/^m/ec///ey
reouiar lex

Here is the actual PDF: 2015_04_09_19_03_15

2 Responses to “ScanSnap ix500 Handwriting Recognition”

  1. Michael Koehler writes:

    I’m curious to see what Evernote will do with that PDF. Have you tried? I’ll give it a shot and comment later.

  2. Michael Koehler writes:

    Went back to look and the handwriting is very searchable in Evernote.

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