Transkribus is one of the shortlisted projects for Horizon Impact Award 2020. Transkribus uses artificial intelligence (AI) to access and analyse historical documents and archives, as a result contributes to the preservation of European heritage. Transkribus technology merges the humanities with AI to pioneer a platform that enables immediate translation of historical handwritten documents. The National Archives of Finland, Italy and the Netherlands have now started to integrate it into their daily services. The technology is free and accessible not only to computer scientists, but also to researchers and scholars so making an impact in history and other relevant social sciences

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