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87th Edition, January 1, 2017

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Information Systems – Optical Character Recognition (OCR) – Paper Used in OCR Systems

Includes all amendments and changes through Stabilization Notice (No longer revised / updated) , 2017

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 87th Edition, January 1, 2017
  • Published Date: January 2017
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • Page Count: 14
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This standard contains basic definitions, measurement requirements, specifications, and recommendations for papers used with optical character recognition readers. Two types of parameters of paper for OCR media are covered. These are:

(1) The optical properties of paper for OCR usage

(2) The physical properties of paper for OCR usage In addition, OCR papers are classified into three categories (Types I, II, and III) according to allowable dirt and fluorescent content.


The purpose of this standard is to establish the requirements and test procedures for paper to be used in Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Systems.