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Blueprint for Optical Character Recognition
Be able to scan in a paper-based form to populate the database
The C++ code written for SahanaPHP (during GSoC 2007) can almost-certainly be tweaked to work with SahanaPy:
A Firefox add-on to enable a nice workflow for users is being developed for SahanaPHP as part of GSoC 2009:
This will access the Scanner (e.g. using TWAIN or SANE) and read the Image. The acquired image will be passed to the OCR library & the result will be posted into the web form.
Again, this should be easy to tweak to get working with Py.
Plone uses Tesseract: http://plone.org/documentation/tutorial/ocr-in-plone-using-tesseract-ocr