NewsWise: Life Gets Easier with ReadMe Program that Digitizes Documents and Images Developed Right Here in Thailand

NewsWise: Life Gets Easier with ReadMe Program that Digitizes Documents and Images Developed Right Here in Thailand. “A team from Chula’s Faculty of Engineering have made use of AI Deep Tech to develop a program that scans documents and images into OCR documents. The program is more than 90% accurate when reading Thai scripts and Chula’s UTC is now ready for a spin-off to the market through Eikonnex AI Co. Ltd.”

New Online Archive of Manuscripts from Northern Thailand

Now available: an online archive of manuscripts from northern Thailand. “Working with the National Library of Laos, Penn professor Justin McDaniel, chair of the department of religious studies, has launched the Digital Library of Northern Thai Manuscripts at http://lannamanuscripts.net as a resource for the study of traditional literature from this region. At present, the digital library contains images of over 4,200 manuscripts that can be searched and viewed online or freely downloaded, and to which more manuscripts will be added.” A much more extensive article about the archive is available at the Bangkok Post.