What we have to offer

Transkribus is a comprehensive platform for the automated recognition, transcription and searching of historical documents.

ScanTent is the optimal solution for document scanning on the go with low cost and high quality

Our mission

Revolutionize access to archival documents with the support of cutting-edge technology such as Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) and Keyword Spotting (KWS)

Join us!

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We believe that long-term success can only be achieved if all stakeholders in the fields of historical documents are collaborating.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


Open to all institutions and persons interested in historical documents

Democratically organized with a Board of Directors and a General Meeting

Provides discount to members on all READ-COOP services

Enables direct benefit instead of shareholder value

Customers are owners and owners are customers