toy robot looking like it is reading from a Kindle device
toy robot looking like it is reading from a Kindle device

Augment OCR (Optical Character Recognition) with AI application for improved functionality

Are you a Data Scientist? Do you develop Computer Vision applications? If so, very often you would develop deep learning based models. Sometimes our application also needs to read the text from images. In this case, we need some augmented functionality. This functionality will make the application more attractive and more user-oriented. Thus, integrating an OCR in our application is simple and effective.

In this post, we use OpenCV, a Python-based text detection algorithm. The notebook implementation is also available.

What is OCR?

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Gomathy Shankar

Gomathy shankar works as a Data Scientist in IBM. He loves learning and has around 11 years of experience in designing and implementing data related products.

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