Sunday, 3 February 2019

Transcription of handwritten documents

For those of us who struggle reading cursive writing, especially older forms, initiatives like Transkribus can't bear fruit soon enough. See how much progress is being made in videos posted to the READ (Recognition and Enrichment of Archival Documents) website:

Crowdsourced digitisation with DocScan

Transkribus around the globe – coverage on TVNZ

1 comment:

Sophronia said...

This is fabulous! I signed on immediately as I am right now attempting to transcribe a lot of Wills & Deeds. A course on Secretary Hand has helped but this could save me hours.