Read Text in Images and Documents with the Computer Vision Service

AI Engineer
Cognitive Services
Form Recognizer

Azure's Computer Vision service uses algorithms to process images and return information. This module teaches you how to use the Read API for optical character recognition (OCR).

Learning objectives

In this module, you'll learn how to:

  • Read text from images with the Read API
  • Use the Computer Vision service with SDKs and the REST API
  • Develop an application that can read printed and handwritten text


To complete this module, you'll need:

  • An active Azure account
  • Knowledge of Azure portal navigation
  • Knowledge of at least one programming language (C#, Python)