Python OCR with OpenCv – Optical Character Recognation


we continue with Python and OpenCv operations .I will give you information about the installation and use of tesseract in Linux distro, which is the library we will use for OCR operations in our series of articles today.

In the next article, we will import tesseract into our Python application and perform OCR operations with our applications.

What is OCR

OCR is a process of accessing, recognizing, converting to text, in short characters in a picture or handwriting.

Tesseract Library

Tesseract is one of the most widely used OCR libraries developed by Hewlett Packard in the 1980s, which became an open source in 2005 .
Tesseract supports English by default. There are currently more than 100 language support .

Tesseract Install(Linux Mint)