GSL Technology and Pingar Partner to Provide Dual-Language Solutions to Manage Unstructured Data in the Enterprise

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Support for Chinese and English makes new capabilities to organise, search and share data available for businesses working in both languages

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It fills the gap between traditional scanning/OCR solutions and document and information management systems by automatically indexing and cataloguing the thousands of documents organisations create or receive every month.

At the first SharePoint User Conference to be held in Hong Kong, Pingar, a leading provider of unstructured data management solutions, today announced a partnership with GSL Technology International Ltd, the leading distributor of hardware and software solutions for document capture in Hong Kong and China. The partnership to will provide enhanced systems to enable enterprises gain business value from unstructured documents. Pingar’s technology is available for both English and Chinese language applications, making it especially well suited to the many GSL customers that require solutions for both languages.

Pingar and GSL are exhibiting at the SharePoint Conference in Hong Kong where they will be demonstrating scanning technology for the automatic assignment of metadata.

GSL is a widely respected supplier of scanning, OCR and document management solutions that address specific business challenges with offices and support centres in Hong Kong, Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. Pingar’s sophisticated technology, based on advanced research in Natural Language Processing, machine learning and text analytics, will strengthen GSL’s already successful solution suite by automatically extracting meaning, intelligence and value from scanned documents.

“Pingar’s technology is extremely complementary to our current portfolio”, comments Alfred Law, General Manager of GSL. “It fills the gap between traditional scanning/OCR solutions and document and information management systems by automatically indexing and cataloguing the thousands of documents organisations create or receive every month. It offers a very strong return on investment and we are looking forward to presenting the technology to our customers here and in China”.

GSL and Pingar will work together to identify opportunities where the Pingar technology can be leveraged to bring significant operational efficiencies and cost savings to their resellers and end user customers. Working together, they will help customers improve a variety of business processes and operations including compliance and auditing; business intelligence; workflow, collaboration and sharing; and the development of new lines of revenue.

Peter Wren-Hilton, Pingar’s CEO who is in Hong Kong for the announcement of the GSL partnership and the SharePoint conference, says “We are delighted to be working with GSL who have established an excellent reputation in the region for the quality of the solutions and support they offer and whose customers and business partners include many of the biggest and most respected government departments, financial and commercial enterprises in Hong Kong. This partnership further demonstrates the power of the Pingar API in applications that enable organisations to extract value from and make sense of the massive number of documents they hold whether those documents are in electronic or paper format.”

Pingar’s API is scalable, lightweight and easy to deploy, and platform agnostic. Pingar and GSL will be delivering solutions to assist with workgroup and departmental scanning, mobile scanning and image capture and high volume capture. These solutions can integrate with any enterprise deployment, either within the enterprise or in the cloud.

About the Pingar API
The Pingar API works seamlessly with existing enterprise content management systems and increases the power and usefulness of your enterprise information. Pingar’s process is intuitive and yields more contextually relevant results and tools to extract information and transform that information into intelligence. The decision to release Pingar’s base technology as 18 core API components has resulted in significant market traction and is providing major opportunities for future growth across multiple domains.

About GSL Technology International Ltd
Founded in 1999, GSL Technology International has been one of the leaders in the Document Imaging industry for more than 16 years. The company’s mission is to become the most successful hardware and software supplier in Document Imaging and to provide the best service to its clients and resellers.

With offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou the company can meet the needs of clients throughout the region. Each office is staffed by teams of experienced, highly trained professionals in both sales and support roles. The company prides itself on being a supportive, reliable and innovative partner.

In order to offer total solutions to the document processing and management needs of its clients GSL offers a comprehensive range of products and solutions ranging from front-end scanning systems/devices, storage systems/devices and document management systems. GSL represents leading edge products from highly respected vendors including ABBYY Digital Check, Kodak and M-Files.

About Pingar
Pingar’s mission is to transform unstructured data in the enterprise into business intelligence by developing technology that harnesses the power of text mining and natural language processing. This mission came from years of ground -breaking research at some of the most respected universities in these fields. Pingar is headquartered in New Zealand with offices in Hong Kong, India, the United Kingdom and the United States. For more information please see


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