ABBYY

ABBYY is a Russian-based software company. It "develops linguistic and artificial intelligence (AI) software providing a full line of document recognition, document conversion and data capture technologies and products." (from the ABBYY website)

Website: http://www.abbyy.com/

Among its products is the FineReader OCR software used in text scanning.

FineReader has the following African languages listed among those that it can recognize http://www.abbyy.com/finereader8/?param=44927#nowhere (note that this is probably based on capacity to recognize a range of Latin characters, but that there is no dictionary support for these languages):


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