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Tesseract.js

Pure JavaScript OCR for 60 Languages
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What is Tesseract.js?

This library supports over 60 languages, automatic text orientation and script detection, a simple interface for reading paragraph, word, and character bounding boxes. Tesseract.js can run either in a browser and on a server with NodeJS.
Tesseract.js is a tool in the Image Analysis API category of a tech stack.
Tesseract.js is an open source tool with 18.1K GitHub stars and 1.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Tesseract.js's open source repository on GitHub

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Tesseract.js Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Tesseract.js?
Google Cloud Vision API
Google Cloud Vision API enables developers to understand the content of an image by encapsulating powerful machine learning models in an easy to use REST API.
Amazon Rekognition
Amazon Rekognition is a service that makes it easy to add image analysis to your applications. With Rekognition, you can detect objects, scenes, and faces in images. You can also search and compare faces. Rekognition’s API enables you to quickly add sophisticated deep learning-based visual search and image classification to your applications.
Tesseract OCR
Tesseract was originally developed at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories Bristol and at Hewlett-Packard Co, Greeley Colorado between 1985 and 1994, with some more changes made in 1996 to port to Windows, and some C++izing in 1998. In 2005 Tesseract was open sourced by HP. Since 2006 it is developed by Google.
scanR
scanR is a simple OCR API service that supports 32 languages and can extract text from images or PDF files.

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