Adds a new 3D rendering technique to show a sagittal X-ray version of a volume.
September 27, 2021
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What's new in the LEADTOOLS Document Engine v22

Microsoft Office and Text Formats Enhancements

  • Microsoft Office format decryption - LEADTOOLS can decrypt DOC/DOCX, XLS/XLSX, and PPT/PPTX files.
  • New option to show hidden Microsoft PowerPoint slides.
  • Improved rendering of Microsoft PowerPoint slides, especially when dealing with master and layout slide relationships.
  • Load spreadsheets saved as XLSB (Microsoft Excel Binary).
  • Major enhancements have been made to the rendering of PST, MSG, and EML formats.
  • Load and render text files with ANSI, UTF7, UTF8, UTF16LE, UTF16BE encoding.

PDF SDK Updates

  • Enhanced font embedding techniques, which result in better conversion to PDF/A files.
  • Expanded PDF digital signature support to Java for Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple macOS, Apple iOS, and Android.

What's new in the LEADTOOLS Recognition Engine v22 (Available via add-on)

New ID Reader SDK
The ID Reader SDK intelligently and automatically extracts data from live streams and scanned photos of id cards without requiring a structured layout.

  • Automatically extracts data from mobile device live streams and photos.
  • Performs deep analysis to ensure that information is not missed.
  • Also supports AAMVA barcode decoding.

New ICR Platforms
The LEADTOOLS ICR SDK is now available for Microsoft .NET Core, Java, Swift, and Objective-C.

  • Available for Microsoft Windows, Linux, Android, and Apple iOS.
  • Support for hand-printed and cursive handwriting.
  • Automatically detect and label handwritten text zones.
  • Improved accuracy for uppercase and lowercase characters, numerals, punctuation, and symbols.
  • Automatic preprocessing which handles noisy and low-resolution images.
  • Integrated dictionaries to improve accuracy.
  • Process color and bitonal images.
  • Output to the most popular document formats such as PDF, DOCX, HTML, and Text.
  • Comprehensive reports for text results:
    • Character size, location, and baseline.
    • Positional attributes, including end of word, end of line, and end of paragraph.
    • Confidence values.

OCR and ICR Enhancements

  • New noise removal techniques to improve detection of zones and recognition results.

What's new in the LEADTOOLS Medical Engine v22

Medical Web Viewer Updates
The LEADTOOLS Medical Web Viewer has received several updates, including:

  • Magnify-glass now supports higher-resolution region of interest.
  • Enhanced algorithms to improve quality when resizing curved MPR shapes.
  • Improved single/double cutline feature to allow two perpendicular lines to be cut on the 3D volume and extract the cutline slices.
  • Support for Virtual Cephalometric rendering: which is a new 3D rendering technique to show a sagittal X-ray version of a volume.
  • Patient’s positioning can be adjusted post-capture for better alignment, reducing the need for re-takes.
  • Support for paraxial slicing: which are slices that are perpendicular to the panoramic curve, including the ability to control the size and location with the mouse.
  • Optional server-side window level.
  • CTR measurement tool to calculate the cardiothoracic ratio.
  • Histogram control box provides a tool to users to dynamically adjust the image window level.
  • Annotations and customized patient/study information can now be included when exporting to PDF.
  • Calibrated images can be preserved and saved as derived series.

What's new in the LEADTOOLS Imaging Engine v22

Updates to Formats

  • Load and save HEIC/HEIF images.
  • Support for CGM ClearText encoding.

What's new in the LEADTOOLS Multimedia Engine v22

Multimedia SDK Updates

  • The LEADTOOLS DirectShow players and converts can automatically rotate video captures from a rotated phone.
  • LEADTOOLS can play RTSP content that carries embedded MPEG-2 transport streams.

Changes to the LEADTOOLS Product Line
In Version 22, the following products have been added.

  • LEADTOOLS Edit - includes all features of the LEADTOOLS Document product and adds the LEADTOOLS Document Editor control.
New virtual cephalometric rendering.


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