OCR without assigning a language

Danny Grady 1 Reputation point
2021-03-17T13:32:35.82+00:00

I'm using the Computer Vision API (v3.1) OCR Post method.

I'm attempting to read some codes such as serial numbers. When I use the OCR Post method it attempts to assign a language to the image I've sent. Being that the code is not in any language it does not return any results. The irony is that the image is a white background, with OCR-specific font- it should be a piece of cake for any OCR method.

I wanted to use the OCR Post method because I would like to do a single method and avoid the callbacks of the Read method. Is there a way to use the OCR Post message and merely have the text sent back?

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  1. Ramr-msft 17,731 Reputation points
    2021-03-17T13:46:39.513+00:00

    @Danny Grady Thanks for the question. The Computer Vision Read API is Azure's latest OCR technology that handles large images and multi-page documents as inputs and extracts printed text in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish. It also includes support for handwritten OCR in English, digits, and currency symbols from images and multi-page PDF documents. It's optimized to extract text from text-heavy images and multi-page PDF documents with mixed languages. It supports detecting both printed and handwritten text in the same image or document (for English only).

    Please follow the doc for Read API.
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cognitive-services/computer-vision/concept-recognizing-text


  2. Gupta, Gaurav01 21 Reputation points
    2022-04-10T13:17:01.667+00:00

    @Danny Grady : Will Computer Vision 3.2 API will be able to extract text from Greek image

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