We revolutionise Access to Historical Documents

Our European Cooperative Society has more than 100 Members globally.


AI-powered Handwritten Text Recognition with Transkribus

Transkribus is a comprehensive solution for the digitisation, AI-powered text recognition, transcription and searching of historical documents.

Our Members

ScanTent: Mobile Scanning with your Smartphone

The ScanTent is the optimal solution for scanning loose or bound documents on the go – with low cost and high quality.

read&search: Making Documents accessible online

With read&search large collections of historical documents can be presented online via a modern and searchable web interface.

Our mission

We want to revolutionise the access to historical documents (handwritten and printed). For this, we rely on the support of cutting-edge technology such as Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) and Keyword Spotting (KWS).

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Many hands make light work.

We believe that long-term success can only be achieved if all stakeholders in the fields of historical documents are collaborating.

Therefore we have set up a European Cooperative Society to sustain and further develop the Transkribus platform.

What READ-COOP SCE stands for

Open to all institutions and individuals interested in historical documents

Democratically organized with a Board of Directors and a General Meeting

Discounts on all products and services for members

Direct benefits instead of shareholder value – stakeholders matter

Customers are owners and owners are customers

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