Gitex Technology Week 2014

12-16 October 2014

Dubai World Trade Centre


ABBYY and Fujitsu Break Stereotypes: Arabic Data Capture is Not a Myth Anymore

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ABBYY and Fujitsu Break Stereotypes: Arabic Data Capture is Not a Myth Anymore
16 Oct 2013



ABBYY and Fujitsu Break Stereotypes: Arabic Data Capture is Not a Myth Anymore


Unique ABBYY Data Capture technology equipped with advanced Arabic OCR will be presented at Gitex Technology Week 2013

Moscow, Russia (October 16th 2013) — ABBYY®, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies and services, together with its strategic hardware partner, PFU Imaging Solutions Europe Limited (Fujitsu), will present their new total solutions with highly advanced Arabic OCR for government, banking, insurance, logistics, education, healthcare, BPO and other industries at GITEX Technology Week.


Exhibiting at stand B3-2, Hall 3, ABBYY will present its new unique technologies and solutions of Data Capture for the Arabic Language.  The exclusive technology is realized in the product – ABBYY FlexiCapture – which automatically extracts valuable data from paper and electronic documents of various types: invoices, application forms, voting bulletins, examination tests, transcripts, IDs and passports and many others, and exports them into editable and searchable files and databases. For some types of documents in Arabic recognition accuracy reaches 100% thanks to extended settings mode. Now the whole ABBYY product line is equipped with optical character recognition technology for Arabic language.


“We think that Gitex is the right place for us to maintain our position of leading OCR vendor and to present our latest IT developments for the Middle East market which is very important for us in terms of further growth” – said Igor Shkamratov, Business Development Manager, Middle East & Africa. – “We have been using Gitex platform for showcasing ABBYY’s new innovative products and solutions for several years in a row and it was unalterably huge success coupled with big attention and excellent word-of-mouth generated by the clients and industry specialists. Numerous ISVs and VARs have tested our solutions and recognized them to be the best on the market, thus greatly extending our partner network. Inspired by highly enthusiastic feedback of our clients and partners we are ready to go further and present breakthrough exclusive Arabic data capture technology in our flagship corporate product – ABBYY FlexiCapture.”



ABBYY is a world leader in document recognition, data capture and linguistic technologies and services. A dedicated office called ABBYY 3A operates on the territory of South America, Asia and Africa, including the Middle East and Baltic Countries. The executive team of ABBYY 3A has been creating and supporting a centralized program of partnerships in the mentioned areas since 2004. Activity of the office is focused on developing the emerging markets in these regions of fast growing economies. ABBYY products are used in large-scale projects such as Kuwait’s National Cencus and censuses in other countries of the regions, Lithuanian Tax Inspectorate, Kuwait Transparency Society, e-government portal in Vietnam, the largest Malaysian bank, Presidential elections in Chile and more. For more information please visit


About PFU

Fujitsu brand scanners are designed, manufactured and marketed worldwide by PFU Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (Japan). PFU is a globally active IT provider that designs, manufactures and markets computer hardware, peripheral products and enterprise software. PFU offers a broad portfolio of document scanners for professional personal, desktop, workgroup and high-volume production environments and is one of the world's leading document scanner companies. PFU has been engaged in the document imaging scanner business for more than 25 years and generates an annual turnover of over $1 billion.

Operating in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA), PFU Imaging Solutions Europe Limited is responsible for marketing and sales of Fujitsu document scanners. For more information please visit


Contacts for Media:

Marina Silushina

Specialist of PR Group


Asia, Baltic, Middle East, South America, Africa

P.O. Box #32, Moscow, 127273, Russia

Tel: +7 495 7833700

Fax: +7 495 7832663




ABBYY, the ABBYY Logo, FlexiLayout, FlexiCapture, are either registered trademarks or trademarks of ABBYY Software Ltd. All other trademarks and other product names mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners and are hereby recognized.




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