Use the business card reader prebuilt model in Power Automate

  1. Sign in to Power Automate.

  2. Select My flows in the left pane, and then select New flow > Instant cloud flow.

  3. Name your flow, select Manually trigger a flow under Choose how to trigger this flow, and then select Create.

  4. Expand Manually trigger a flow, and then select +Add an input > File as the input type.

  5. Replace File Content with My image (also known as the title).

  6. Select + New step > AI Builder, and then select Read business card information in the list of actions.

  7. Specify My Image from the trigger in the Business card input for your flow.

  8. Select Show advanced options and verify that Detect automatically is in the Image type input.

    Specify my image.

Congratulations! You've created a flow that uses the business card reader AI model. Select Save, and then select Test in the upper-right corner to try out your flow.

Example business card reader flow

The following example shows a new contact being created in Microsoft Dataverse using the business card data.

To add the Add a new row step, select + New step > Microsoft Dataverse > Add a new row.

'Create new record' screen.



Name Required Type Description Values
Image type Yes string Mime type of the image "auto" as default value. This column being obsolete, any value will be accepted.
Image Yes file Image file to analyze


Name Type Description
City string The city address
Country string The country address
Postal Code string The postal code address
PO Box string The post office box address
State string The state address
Street string The street address
Work phone or other phone string The first phone or fax number
Cleaned image file The image after processing where the business card appears cropped and enhanced from the original image
Cleaned image type string Type of the cleaned image
Company name string The company name
Department string The organization department found
Email string The contact email found in the business card, if any
Fax string The third phone or fax number
First name string The contact first name
Full address string The contact full address
Full name string The contact full name
Title string The contact job title
Last name string The contact last name
Mobile phone string The second phone or fax number
Website string The website

See also

Business card reader overview