The Endless Pursuit of Accuracy.

From the very beginning CharacTell™ has maintained the belief that it is possible to break technological barriers in the area of automated character recognition. We met this goal by developing our first technology, Advanced Character Recognition™ (ACR™), the only existing technology that is capable of reading a range of unstructured handwritten notes.

CharacTell — At a Glance

CharacTell’s mission is to constantly demonstrate leadership in the field of character and document recognition by offering competitively priced products that would satisfy real customer needs – developers and users alike – in existing and growth markets.

Over 20 Years of Technology Leadership

Experts in AI, NLP, Automated Machine Learning, Document Understanding

Billions of Forms, Payments, Driver’s Licenses Processed

Servicing World-Wide Customers

Our History

Established in 1998 and headquartered in Tel Aviv, CharacTell is a private company with over 10 employees and contractors that has grown to span 6 continents with office locations in 2 countries.. We offer technology solutions for ECM, Intelligent Capture, and Crowd Solutions and maintain hundreds of enterprise-level installations across the globe.

Company Timeline

1998
The company started with 2 developers – Dr. Elijah Comay and Ofer Comay

2001
Dr. Paz Kahana joined the company and established CharacTell’s US subsidiary

2005 – 2019
The company grew over time with current headcounts standing at 10 supporting sales and development

2019
A new strategy starting August of 2019 the company refocused its efforts on new opportunities in its home market in Israel. This included recruiting senior professionals from Top Image Systems, an Israeli company that had exited the local market.

Technology Timeline

1998
Very-fast learning ICR/OCR engine SDK

2003
iReadForms™ – form recognition SDK

2004
FormStorm™ – complete form capture solution

2015
idCliQ™ – most advanced ID reading engine

2019
FormStorm Classify – capable of classifying thousands of diverging documents

Notable Clients

1998
Mastercard – Israel
Deutsche Post – Germany

2000
National census of Brazil

2001
National census of India

2006
Time-Warner (magazine subscriptions)

2007
Civil registration and census of Columbia

2015
Canon Business Professional Solutions (US)

2020
Israel Aerospace Industries (invoices)

Our Executive Team

Ofer Comay
Co-Founder and VP of R&D

Ofer is a technologist at heart with roots in mathematics. He is the author of CharacTell’s advanced algorithmic technology.

Dr. Paz Kahana
President & CEO

Participated in creating CharacTell’s transformation from a specialized technology developer to a recognized provider of enterprise platforms.

Shai Leviner
VP of Sales and Marketing

Responsible for CharacTell’s global sales, marketing, and business development outside the US.

Shay Londener
VP of Customer Success

Shay is responsible for CharacTell’s Customer Success, Professional Services, and Support.

Vitaly Khodkevich
Solution Architect

Vitaly is a talented software designer with expertise in the development of products through the complete software life-cycle, from requirements definitions through successful deployment.

“We aim to provide the best technologies and solutions for understanding document data beyond the standard text extraction offered by OCR technologies”