OT: image scan


I wonder if anyone has worked on any project that involves with image scan and verification.
For instance, a person upload an image of his/her badge, and say, the badge has his name,
“John Anderson” and an expiration date, “10/19/2019”. Is there any way that we can extract such textual data from the scanned image?


You’ll need to use some sort of OCR or image recognition software. Brian Klaas has a nice write-up of how to use AWS Rekognition to do this:


– Denny

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Yeah, I found that guy yesterday and have pm Brian Klass but I’m not on AWS… thanks tho.

You don’t have to have everything on aws to use it. I have used it to get transcriptions of my podcast.

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ok, thanks.