“Prelook” window -- probably no change. The prelook is used to find the address location, and probably could be used as is.
Lenses and scanners -- probably are adequate. Otherwise, the OCR “prelook") would need to be replaced.
no change if the scan height and pixel resolution hardware from the lens system back (including
OCR electronics -- probably some change needed to upgrade the image registers,
Since the multi-line OCR must process much more
address have to
be increased. If the single-line OCR already captures three or four at sufficient speed and resolution, then little or no change in OCR needed -- only a change in computer software and directory.
lines of the address electronics would be
Computer software -- change needed to upgrade the software so that multiple address lines could be processed in a “bottom-up” fashion, and the resulting data properly formatted and queued into the directory.
Computerized directory -- change needed to expand the directory from city, State, and ZIP+4 to include street number and name and, as appropriate, building floor and suite.
Ink jet printer and verifier -- probably no change needed with a local directory. [f a national directory is used, the access and processing time may lengthen to the point where the ink jet printer and verifier (sprays the bar code on the bottom right-hand edge of each envelope) would need to be moved farther downstream in the transport path.