Use the business card reader component in a canvas app in Power Apps
Use the AI Builder business card reader component to detect business cards and extract their information. You can take photos directly in the component or load images that you've taken. Data is extracted and identified by using the properties listed below.
For information about canvas apps, see What are canvas apps in Power Apps?
AI Builder is licensed as an add-on to your Power Apps or Power Automate licenses. For information about license capacity, pricing, and restrictions, see AI Builder licensing.
You need the Basic User role to use the business card reader.
If a business card is detected, the business card reader will extract information that it finds based on the following properties.
|Post office box
|The first phone or fax number
|The image after processing, where the business card appears cropped and enhanced from the original image
|The contact's email address, if any
|The third phone or fax number
|The contact's first name
|The contact's full address
|The contact's full name
|The contact's job title
|The contact's last name
|Second phone or fax number
|The original image, before processing
|Text that appears on the button that activates the business card reader
|ImageDisplayed (Show image in the properties panel)
|Whether the component displays the image
|Allows user input
|Only displays data
|The height of the component
|Whether the component appears or is hidden
|The width of the component
|The distance between the left edge of the component and the left edge of its parent container or screen
|The distance between the top edge of the component and the top edge of the parent container or screen
Additional design properties are available in the Advanced panel.
These guidelines for the Power Apps button control also apply to the business card reader component.