Banks are eyeing new software from Microsoft Corp. that enables a standard personal computer to recognize and process handwriting.

The software, a new version of Microsoft's Windows for Pen Computing, is being evaluated for customer-service applications at banks, said Lisa Weil, a product manager at Microsoft in Redmond, Wash.

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