MyScript® Math Technology Recognized At ICFHR 2014 Conference

Leader in handwriting recognition and digital ink technology named best system for math recognition during CROHME competition for handwritten mathematical expressions

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As the first company in the industry to fully integrate two dimension input recognition capabilities into our product offerings, MyScript is dedicated to providing the most advanced handwriting recognition technology in the market.

Nantes, France and Crete, Greece (PRWEB) September 04, 2014

MyScript technology was ranked in first position during the annual CROHME competition at the International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR) conference held September 1-4 in Crete, Greece.

CROHME, which stands for Competition on Recognition of On-line Handwritten Mathematical Expressions, is an annual competition organized as part of the ICFHR conference. MyScript technology was ranked at the first position for the three tasks organized during this competition: isolated math symbol recognition, math expression recognition, and matrix recognition.

Eight groups from five different countries took part in this year’s CROHME competition. According to the competition organizers, handwritten math recognition is very challenging. The number of symbol classes is large, and the two dimensional nature of the notation greatly complicates the segmentation and interpretation stages.

“As the first company in the industry to fully integrate two dimension input recognition capabilities into our product offerings, MyScript is dedicated to providing the most advanced handwriting recognition technology in the market,” said Pierre-Michel Lallican, Chief Technology Officer, Head of MyScript Labs. “We are delighted to be recognized for the third time in the CROHME competition. This adds to the numerous awards MyScript has won over the last several years as we are constantly challenging the limits of the technology to maintain our market-leading edge.”

MyScript Math technology enables the recognition of handwritten mathematical and scientific expressions and equations. MyScript recognizes and converts over 200 mathematical symbols and characters to digital information and delivers results in real-time. It is ideal for applications that incorporate mathematical or scientific notation, including applications devoted to teaching or learning.

Developers can leverage the technology showcased in the CROHME competition by joining the MyScript Developer Program. The program and self-service web portal provides developers with immediate access to developer toolkits, a robust forum for peer support and knowledge sharing, and additional resources such as documentation, videos, and webinars. To learn more, visit http://dev.myscript.com.

About MyScript®
MyScript is the acknowledged market leader in accurate, high-performance handwriting recognition and digital ink management technology. MyScript technology combines digital ink management with easy searching of handwritten text, as well as the accurate recognition of complex mathematical equations, geometric shapes and music notation. MyScript solutions are available on all leading desktop and mobile operating systems including Microsoft® Windows®, Apple® Mac OS®, Linux®, iOS® and Android™. With nearly 100 languages supported and a truly international team, MyScript serves customers worldwide from its headquarters in Nantes, France, and regional offices located in China, Japan, Korea, the U.S., and beyond. For further information, please visit http://myscript.com.

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