Pega Robotic Automation v22.1 includes Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Screen Scraping and Document OCR features. These features use the OCR capabilities in the third-party tool, the ABBYY FineReader Engine.
With the OCR Screen Scraping feature you can collect the data that appears on the screen and then manipulate that data in automations. The OCR Screen Scraping feature supports running on a virtual machine that is in the Amazon or Azure Cloud environment. For more information, see Creating automations using the Screen OCR feature.
With the Document OCR feature you can convert scanned documents into a PDF files that can then be used by the PDF component in an automation. For more information, see Incorporating PDF files into an automation.
To use the OCR features, install the PegaRobotOCREssentials module after you install Pega Robotic Automation. This module is included in your installation files.
- Open the Pega Robotic Automation update that you downloaded from Pega.
- Extract the
- Double-click the
- Follow the prompts that the Setup wizard displays to complete the installation.
C:\Program Files (x86)\Pegasystems\Pega Robot OCR Essentials\.