What is ICR?

ICR meaning in Digital terms is ICR is an abbreviation for Intelligent Character Recognition. It is an electronic process similar to OCR, but is designed for the recognition of handwritten characters and their conversion to electronic characters. Because of the highly variable characteristics of handwriting, ICR accuracy tends to be much lower than what is achieved with OCR. Advanced ICR applications apply methods to learn the attributes of specific handwriting to increase accuracy.


reference: Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative – Glossary