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Argosy Post 5.0 Official Release

Introducing the Next Generation of OCR Technology: RAF is thrilled to announce the release of the newest version of our flagship OCR software. Packed with cutting-edge features and advancements, Argosy Post 5.0 is ready to revolutionize the way you process letters, flats, and parcels. New featues include: ✉️ USPS CASS Cycle-O Directories Smart Match in this release is CASS certified for USPS Cycle O. 🖥️Simplified Argosy Main Installer Installation type can be 'US Outgoing', 'International/Incoming', or both. Directory or recognition components are installed based on the choice. 📊Additional Statistics More statistics captured and added, stat file columns are reimagined for better readability 🔍Improved Recognition Improved OCR algorithms that enhance the accuracy and speed of the software 🖋️RAF Handwriting RAF Smart Script now available for US addresses.

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Bob Randall

Program Manager

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Volaris Acquires RAF Technology

Toronto, ON – Today Volaris Group announced the acquisition of RAF Technology, a global leader in pattern recognition technology. RAF offers data capture and verification software products that enable postal, courier, and logistics companies to read, identify and track shipping items. "Enabling the efficient and accurate operation of post and parcel services is a key function of our modern economy and RAF’s technology offers their customers a mission-critical component their operations," said Alice Luo, Chief Strategy Officer at Volaris Group. "Joining Volaris Group provides a stable forever home for RAF’s technology, team and customers." Over its 25-year history RAF Technology has built a multi-layered and module-oriented set of AI-driven software components, hardware interfaces, and databases that enable advanced optical character recognition products. RAF’s software detects and extracts machine print and handwritten data from mail and parcels. RAF serves both US and global customers that rely on this expertise to deliver mail sorting, parcel logistics, warehouse inventory tracking, and signature verification. "Joining Volaris positions RAF well for our next chapter. The Volaris investment approach provides our customers and team with stability.We are excited to access Volaris best practices and global community of software leaders as we work to grow," said David Reeves, General Manager of RAF. RAF will continue to operate independently under the leadership of David Reeves. About Volaris Group Volaris acquires, strengthens, and grows vertical market technology companies. As an Operating Group of Constellation Software Inc., Volaris is all about strengthening businesses within the markets they compete, enabling them to grow – whether that growth comes through organic measures such as new initiatives and product development, day-to-day business, or through complementary acquisitions. Learn more at www.volarisgroup.com.

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Emily Gibson

Director of Marketing

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Parcel and Post Expo 2023

RAF Technology is attending and demonstrating our adaptive intelligence optical character recognition (OCR) software including Argosy Post and Argosy Mobile at this year's Parcel + Post Expo (www.postexpo.com) in Amsterdam Oct 24-26. We are excited to be partnering with Alstef Group and BlueCrest to showcase our highly-accurate international address scanning and verification capabilities on both high-speed transports and hand-held mobile devices. For others in the post and parcel community, please look for us at the event and we'd love to meet with you!

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Emily Gibson

Director of Marketing