OCR There is a technology that is used to recognize text in a digital image. The full form of OCR is “Optical Character Recognition” OCR is most commonly used to recognize text in scanned documents, but it is also used to perform many other tasks as well.
OCR software processes a digital image for which it locates and recognizes characters, including letters, numbers, and symbols. Some OCR software simply exports text, while other programs convert these characters into editable text directly into an image. Advanced OCR software can easily export the size and formatting of the text, as well as the layout of the text which is visible on a page.
The use of OCR technology Hard copy is used to convert a single document into an electronic version (or soft copy). For example, if you can scan a multipage document into a digital image, such as a TIFF file, in this case you can load that document into an OCR program, which recognizes the text and then converts the document into an editable text file. There are also some OCR programs that allow you to scan a document and then convert it into a word processing document, that too in just one step.
Although OCR technology was originally designed to recognize printed text, it can also be used to recognize and verify hand written text.
For example, postal services such as USPS use OCR software so that they can automatically process letters and packages based on address. It happens that the algorithm checks the scanned information of existing addresses from the Mehjuda database, while it confirms the mailing address. The Google Translate app includes OCR technology that works with your device’s camera. It allows you to capture text from documents, magazines, signs, and other objects and then translate it into another language in real-time.
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