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MyScript attended the Microsoft Build 2019 event two weeks ago in Seattle. It is a great event, with a lot of news, in-depth sessions and smart people to exchange with. Altogether a great opportunity for us to get fully updated and make sure that MyScript technology and products leverage the Microsoft platform at best.

This year was special as Microsoft was introducing Ink Recognizer, a member of the Cognitive Services it delivers from Azure. Microsoft is not new in the handwriting recognition field, but they are now making it prime time. And they deliver a message very similar to what…


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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is everywhere in our everyday life. From analyzing our online shopping to predict our buying behavior to scrutinizing our movie or music preferences to anticipate what we might like. All the suggestions we receive come from algorithms that have examined all the content we have already seen, listened to or rated.

We are surrounded by AI, so get on board!

What’s AI?

Artificial intelligence is a field of computer science that aims at creating intelligent machines to reproduce and enhance certain capabilities of the human brain, such as reading, understanding or predicting. Machine learning (ML) and Natural…


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This article was originally published on LinkedIn by MyScript’s CEO, Dr Pierre Laporte.

“I recently spent a great day at Wacom Connected Ink 2018 event in Tokyo: lots of great people, all fully energized and committed to giving handwriting the place it deserves in the digital world. Wacom was pushing to make digital ink universal, the content you write being leverageable across operating systems and devices. This is an important step forward.

Yet, MyScript Interactive Ink (iink), which was introduced two years ago, has a bigger ambition: make handwriting at the core of digital content creation; allow everyone to be…


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On August 8, MyScript won the international Competition on Online Handwritten Text Recognition. The contest was organized for the 16th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR 2018), in Niagara Falls, USA.

The ICFHR is one of the most renowned organizations of its kind, along with the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR). There are the only two bodies that deliver hallmarks of excellence in intelligent document recognition technologies.

Since 2006, MyScript has participated in 10 of their handwriting recognition competitions and always took first place.

What is the ICFHR?

The ICFHR is the ultimate point of convergence for handwriting recognition…


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MyScript is glad to present its new CEO. Following Paddy Padmanabhan’s retirement, Pierre Laporte has been appointed as the new CEO of MyScript.

Pierre has been part of MyScript Executive Team since he joined MyScript in 2010 to lead our Research and Product activities.

Father of two daughters and grandfather of three children, he also plays keyboards in a local band.

Pierre firmly believes that handwriting is the most natural and versatile input method.

It is our mission to drive the user adoption of ink-based human-machine interfaces, providing users with an easier and more efficient access to the digital world.


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MyScript, a pioneering market leader in accurate, high-performance handwriting interpretation and digital ink management technology, announces their award-winning notetaking app, Nebo, is now available for Samsung’s Galaxy Note8 and also includes support for the entire family of Galaxy Note devices starting with the Note3. This release will also now include support for Google Drive. MyScript Nebo makes handwritten digital document creation intuitive and highly productive by enabling users to write, solve complex mathematical equations, draw diagrams, format and convert to digital form.

“Nebo and MyScript’s Interactive Ink foundations rely on high-quality writing devices. Supporting the world’s leading smartphone containing an…


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MyScript’s Calculator 2 is simply the easiest way to calculate. Adding support for the latest iOS features while building on the solid foundation of the original MyScript Calculator app, MyScript Calculator 2 is remarkably easy to use, features increased flexibility, and adds an array of new capabilities.

MyScript’s original award-winning Calculator app was the first handwriting calculator made for iPhone and iPad. Downloaded by over 50 million users on multiple operating systems, Calculator enjoyed instant, enthusiastic popularity not just among engineers, educators and students impressed with its ability to instantly digitize and solve complex equations, but the everyday user as…


Google made a slew of announcements this month, including the Google Pixelbook and the Google Pen. It’s clear that the Pixelbook will serve as Google’s competitor to the Microsoft SurfacePro and the Apple iPad Pro. Its specs and design position it as a premium Chrome OS product — and a key part of that is tight integration with the pen and an outstanding digital ink experience.

Nebo is the first award-winning application of its kind that combines the benefits of handwriting with the power, speed and efficiency of digital computing.

MyScript worked closely with Google to optimize MyScript’s Nebo for…


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The future.write(); conference this Oct. 26–27 in Santa Clara, California is the only global conference focused exclusively on the emerging digital writing markets. With an increasing quantity of high-quality pen-enabled devices entering the market every day, now is the right time to integrate digital writing into applications and devices.

future.write(); is where attendees will learn about the latest technology trends, such as ink interactivity, enabling digital writing market growth. …


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Alarmed at the prospect of a future where kids don’t learn cursive, communities across the nation have begun to take a hard line fearing what is being lost, “Train our kids to write longhand,” many of them are saying to their public school administrators, “or we’ll pass laws requiring you to do it.”

It’s a real trend, and the pro-cursive forces have science on their side. Handwriting, it turns out, is good for you — and has plenty of benefits for the brain besides producing written input. Handwriting not only strengthens motor skills in children, it provides critical tools for…

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