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ABBYY, a Digital Intelligence company, today announced it has completed a significant investment by Marlin Equity Partners, a global technology-focused investment firm. As a result of this investment, Marlin will become ABBYY’s largest shareholder and be a strategic growth partner for the company’s continued market expansion.

ABBYY is a privately held company owned by a combination of its founders, management, and external shareholders.


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Machine vision or computer vision is the technology and methods used to provide imaging-based automatic inspection and analysis for such applications as automatic inspection, process control, and robot guidance. This article will explore the concepts of how machine and computer vision are integrated with technology and explain ways that machine vision technology is already making a significant impact on businesses around the world.

By implementing advanced technologies for text recognition (OCR), handprint extraction (ICR), barcode recognition (OBR), and optical mark recognition (OMR), businesses, software providers and developers can significantly extend the functionality of Machine Vision systems. Text-based information, for example…


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Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming smarter, faster, and cheaper, bringing the marketing industry ever closer to the next level of human-machine interaction. Machine learning and artificial intelligence raise the bar for what marketers can do to improve customer relationships, improve customer experiences, and better meet today’s buyers. Through machine learning and predictive analyses, marketers predict what will happen in the future of their sales and marketing pipeline.

The development, innovation, and use of AI and other technologies once reserved for science fiction writers are changing everything. Artificial Intelligence in healthcare and business will be modernized using AI. According to a…


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Remember, unless you’re lucky enough to have an unlimited supply of capital it’s a good idea to try new things.

Are you an entrepreneur, founder, or startup leader searching for new ways to market your business or products? If so, there are many great ways to do so. Are you looking for some simple advice? Even under the current circumstances, there are creative ways to spread the word about your endeavor. The suggestions mentioned here are very easy and affordable.

Here are some cost-effective means to marketing your business:

Set Optimistic Goals

In order to get work done effectively, it’s best to establish…


AI and Machine Learning making a splash in music

It would be an understatement to say that artificial intelligence has transformed the music industry. AI is present in every step of the music-making and listening process, changing how we consume the media at its core. Some of the ways it has impacted the industry in ways you would expect, through algorithms and data crunching, but it has evolved past that to the point where AI is able to create its own unique music.

Here are some ways Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning is changing and making a huge impact on the music industry:


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I’ve been a writer my whole life. Naturally, that doesn’t mean I’ve been writing books, whitepapers, or freelance articles since infancy. However, it does mean that I’ve been writing in some form since as far back as I can remember.

Over time, I became more proficient and fell more in love with writing. Both as an act of creativity and a release. Honestly, I find great joy and mentally I decompress through writing. Why wouldn’t I want to put the thing that I’m passionate about to use as my profession? For a while, I didn’t. And I honestly can’t tell…


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And why I’m happy I did.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) has become the defining event of 2020. This past year was difficult for everyone, albeit harder for some than for others. I am extremely grateful I remained safe during 2020. Although I missed out on lots of activities and events I was looking forward to, I know I ultimately made the right decision in staying put.

So here are 5 things I’m upset about (but also glad) I missed out on in 2020 while making the smart decision to stay home.


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Entrepreneurship, Mind Mastery, and Living a Happier Life

Have you ever felt as though you should be getting more from life? Do you ever feel tired, stressed out, or overworked?

COVID fatigue and Zoom fatigue have all proven to be modern challenges for many of us. Has your health and vitality suffered during shutdowns and social distancing practices? Do you seem to be completely unable to get afloat or feel normal again? (whatever even is normal anyhow!?) Perhaps you feel like you’re just treading water. All this can eventually start to get you down. This is not what we were promised. Perhaps you always pictured that your life would be different. …


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The pandemic and the social issues of the last year changed the world, sparing no continent. In the same surge, they prompted some unprecedented workplace drifts that are changing the way we work.

For many companies today, advances in technology and processes, the state of the economy, shifting workforce demographics, and efforts to navigate the new normal and the unknown brought by Covid-19 are the main catapults of workplace trends this year.

To discover the real impact of technology, automation, and business processes in the workplace, ABBYY commissioned Opinium Research in November 2020 to survey 4,000 workers in the U.S…


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Business leaders cannot lull themselves into complacency based on present conditions but must keep transforming for the future. As we look to embrace the new normal, we must still deal with the old! Digital transformation is first about the business and how it operates and then about the technology, but we should all be familiar with the trends and concepts.

Ryan M. Raiker, MBA

Former SME & GOV consultant. Process Expert | Marketing Director, ABBYY | Digital Guy | Adjunct Professor and Learner - Tweet me @ryraiker

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