[30/11/2016] At the moment more than 100 groups all over the world use the APTI database to develop or benchmark Arabic printed text image recognition systems.

[03/01/2013] The second edition of the Competition on Multi-font and Multi-size Digitally Represented Arabic Text will be organized at ICDAR'2013 using APTI Database.

[14/02/2011] The first edition of the Arabic Recognition Competition: Multi-font Multi-size Digitally Represented Text is organized at ICDAR'2011 using APTI Database

[06/06/2009] APTI Database was officially presented at ICDAR'09.