Microsoft Brings Scanning/OCR Utility Office Lens to Android OS in Preview Form

Microsoft Brings Scanning/OCR Utility Office Lens to Android OS in Preview Form

Apr 3, 2015

Microsoft has just introduced a preview of Office Lens on Android.

Office Lens is Microsoft’s scanning/OCR tool; it allows for the user to use the devices camera to take pictures of documents which can then be searched and indexed.

Office Lens is further proof of Microsoft’s willingness to pursue a cross-platform stradegy by ensuring that its applications are increasingly available on the most widely used mobile operating systems, even as it continues to work to increase the marketshare of its own Windows Phone platform.

To try out Office Lens Preview, one needs to join the Office Lens Android Preview Google+ Community.

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