Thanks for all the help. The original question:
|> We are interested in obtaining a scanner + OCR S/W which works with
|> Sun workstations (SPARC) and SunOs. We are also interested in Full
|> Text Retrival Systems.
I received 7 responses.
'ScanWorX' was recommended 5 times.
'ScanWorX' is a complete system for automatic registration of texts
and graphics. The system consists of a scanner and the Kurzweil OCR-Software.
It costs about $20K.
One response mentioned the existence of a very good OCR-software which
costs around $300K (yes, 3000 000 $).
Other one mentioned 'PixTex/EFS' - OCR with Text Retrival. More information
under (800) 788-7758.
I didn't get any scanner recommendations, and only one concerning Full Text
Retrival System: 'wais'. Public domain, you can find it on a ftp server.
I didn't try it yet.
Let me know if you are interresting in the original responses and I will
send them to you. I didn't want to include them to save band width.
Many thanks to:
firstname.lastname@example.org (Karl A. Nyberg)
email@example.com (Hans J. Mayer)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Richard Raucci)
email@example.com (Dave Madden)
meekj@pt.Cyanamid.COM (Jon Meek)
firstname.lastname@example.org (Race Dowling)
Chris Osicki ( email@example.com )
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