Transcript Ephesoft Inc.
Intelligent Document Capture
Ian Pope, VP, EMEA [email protected]
Founded 2010, product shipped Feb 2011, 28 employees
Executive staff has 80+ years direct capture experience
Sales Channel Business Model
Partner model: 85 approved partners in 16 countries Open Source model: Subscription for Enterprise Edition; Free for Community (10K+ users in 35 countries)
Can be used On-premise or as SaaS on Ephesoft’s Cloud Throughout the World, including Spain, UK, USA, NL, Austria, South Africa, Australia, Italy ………………
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Capture (scan or Import) Automatic Classification & Separation Data extraction Validation Export (CMIS, XML, etc)
• • • • • 100% thin client, 3 tier architecture Leveraging open source tools on the JAVA platform Lucene, Hibernate, Tomcat/JBOSS, MySQL/SQL Express, Tesseract Recostar Professional OCR (OpenText) for Enterprise Edition TWAIN scanner drivers; CMIS import and export
Social Security # Date LOAN APPLICATION IRS 1040 Amount APPRAISAL Purchase Order # INVOICE Address LETTER PAPER DOCS E-MAIL FAX
1. Identifies the categories 2. Learns from samples 3. Classifies incoming documents and extract data 4. Outputs metadata to start business process flow
Some Sample Use Cases
Mortgage/Loan Processing - Requires accurate document ID among similar forms & data extraction.
Insurance Forms Processing – Signed forms required to purchase insurance policy or start claims.
General Mailroom – All document types come into Mailroom/Postroom – need to be quickly classified/separated and delivered electronically to desk top.
HR – Process applications/CV’s/Employee Records – Needs to be Secure.
Government – Wide variety of docs – Improve response times – Case Management – Records Management.
Use Case Accounts Payable
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Ephesoft identifies vendors, & verifies addresses Ensures vendor, product, quantities, and pricing is accurate Table/line-item extraction Integrates with ERP system:
o o o Example is eReplacementParts.com
Ephesoft selected due to low cost with full capabilities, ease of implementation, and ability to scale Solution saves 100’s of accounting labour hours/month, improves accuracy over manual entry, enables capture of early payment discounts, and eliminates physical storage
What Others Are Saying About Us
“The most innovative company in Capture.”
- Ralph Gammon, editor of Document Imaging Report
“Ephesoft will shake up the industry.”
- Harvey Spencer, HAS Associates
A needed addition to the CMIS community” - CMIS Committee
• http://www.realstorygroup.com/vendormap/ • Great reviews from 500+ buyers of the Ephesoft book http://www.packtpub.com/intelligent-document-capture-with-ephesoft/book
How Is Ephesoft Different?
High initial license cost; system could cost $$$
Zero initial license; low subscription cost Priced by images & users Proprietary-Vendor Lock-in Fortune 1000 70% Thick Client 30% Thin Client Runs only on Windows Commercial OCR No Web Service APIs No limits on images and users Open Source / Open Standards (Lower Risks) Fortune 50,000 100% Thin Client On-premises or SaaS (Cloud ready) Runs on Windows and Linux Commercial & Free OCR Only Capture Company with Web API’s
EMEA office – London Ian Pope, VP Sales & Marketing 44 (0) 7411 461804 [email protected]