Is there a way to perform OCR on every file in Google Drive?
You can certainly use OCR in Google Drive. Stepsn1. Upload the to Google Keepn2. Within Google Keep Grab the from the image. Within Google Docs enable Google Keep (Tools Enable Keep Note pad)n4. Drag into Google Docs as required Works well -)
What are the available hardware scanners that scan directly to Google Drive or Dropbox and have built-in OCR?
With regards to Google Drive there is a built in capability for converting stored files of one file to another (think DOC to PDF PowerPoint to PDF etc) In your case you can scan the document which gets represented by some of the file is saved to Google Drive you can choose to export it in one of various formats. Look for the format (loosely called) That will run some OCR over your image and spit out the it found. See How to OCR Documents for Free in Google Drive And for what you can convert to what see Open Files | Drive REST APIn | Google Developers s#open_and_convert_google_docs_in_your_app
What is the best way and cheapest way to do OCR in the cloud?
I am also looking for an answer to your question also. I was talking to some developers recently who highly rated Abbyy Cloud OCR SDK for accuracy but at a high price ( Plans and Pricing ) You can do a limited try out yourself for free as a developer. The cost kicks in when you go into production mode - unless you are a student and you might qualify for Free OCR SDK for Students . Abbyypetition is OmniPage but they doesn't seem to offer a Cloud SDK only a native app API ( OmniPage CSDK | OCR Document Capture SDK | OCR for Developers | Nuance ) - but i've reached out to them to confirm. You can try out their SDK at Wee to OmniPage Cloud Service Portal! s . I also came across this review from last year - The Best Online OCR Software for Converting Images to Text and it looks like the answer might be OnlineOCR - SOAP and REST Cloud API . The 3-day free trial allows for 25 items a day for free. It's not clear who is behind the service however so i wouldn't send any sensitive documents to it. Update There is an Abbyy subscription package available on Azure that gives you 1 pages a month for free - ABBYY Cloud OCR SDK Service on Microsoft Azure Marketplace s .
How do marathon photographers list pictures by bib?
Optical character recognition is pretty robust for printed now a days. It is used for automatic number plate recognition for handling tolls on bridges as well as for police scanning for stolen cars. Identifying a runner's bib should be very similar. Google Drive actually supports OCR as well. You can upload an s for seen in them. How to OCR Documents for Free in Google Drive - Tuts+ Computer Skills Tutorial n n
Is there any OCR that supports Eastern language?
Eastern language? Which language do you want? As I know Yunmai OCR is able to recognize 12 language English Simplified Chinese Traditional Chinese French Spanish German Italian Portuguese Dutch Danish Swedish and Finnish. Is there a language do you want? I have used a document mobile scanner called Docs Matter which is developed by Yunmai Technology and I think it is great. So I want to rmend it to you. Maybe you can have a try. You can search Yunmai Technology on Google engine.