Ever wondered the procedure that runs behind OCR and scanning technology. Many times, users get confused with the terms scanning and OCR. Both OCR and the scanning technologies are different which works based upon its features. Moreover, these two technologies help an investigating officer to navigate the data which can be potential evidence in cybercrime. As a result, we have come up with the post to shed light on the concept of scanning and OCR technology in an understandable manner.
While examining files from different email applications, it becomes a troublesome task to analyze images that may contain evidential data. For that, availing automated solution such as MailXaminer is the best option as it allows to examine emails and its attachments through OCR (Optical Character Recognition) and scanning technology.
The software works in a manner wherein it performs the scanning of the added evidential files in which the software scans through the data and indexes it. This is followed by fetching the artifacts from email attachment files through OCR technology. By this, it helps to acquire relevant artifacts that are associated with the occurred computer crime.
Below-mentioned is the process to recognize and analyze data from the image files with the help of OCR technology that is incorporated in MailXaminer Email Examiner Software.
After discussing the major difference between the OCR & scanning technology from the above section. Now, you can easily understand about Scanning technology which scans and indexes the data in an organized manner. Whereas, the OCR technology is used to generate the digital document in an editable format and help users to deal with text present in the image which is printed, typed or handwritten. While implementing the investigation process, it is suggested to make the best use of MailXaminer. The software permits to examine uneditable files like PDF, JPEG, PNG using OCR technology.