IcoMap for ArcGIS v2.0 Released 12.11.2002
IcoMap's Text-to-Vector technology converts scanned documents into ArcGIS features. IcoMap "reads" the survey text and draws COGO-accurate linework. Text-to-Vector makes it much easier to convert scanned legal descriptions, deeds and maps. Users have experienced 84% productivity gains on average - some completing 10 times as many parcels in a week.
IcoMap now offers the ability to switch between windows - making it much easier to convert scans with curve tables. Users can rotate scans and use more zooming features. These image-handling tools make it more efficient to work with scans in IcoMap.
Because there are various ways to write a bearing, UCLID has added OCR filters for handling some of the less common styles. Users can modify the filters to improve recognition rates for their documents' typical style. And new tooltips provide a quick visual reference to verify recognized text.
The IcoMap for ArcGIS product is an extension for ArcMap so users of ArcView, ArcEditor and ArcInfo are able to use it. IcoMap has received numerous awards, and even claimed the 2001 National New Product Award from the National Society of Professional Engineers.