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In the late 1980's Kurzweil Computer Products of Cambridge, Massachusetts released their version of a new desktop scanner system that used Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR). ICR is an advanced handwriting recognition system that allows a multitude of handwriting samples to be learned by a computer.  The scanner was named the Discover Model 20 and was capable of reading 5 different languages off of photocopies, printer, and typewriter printouts.

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