Optical Character Recognition

Text Recognition for Video in Microsoft Video Indexer


In Video Indexer, we have the capability for recognizing display text in videos. This blog explains some of the techniques we used to extract the best quality data. To start, take a look at the sequence of frames below. Did you manage to recognize the text in the images? It is highly reasonable that you did, without even noticing.

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Residents Blast Mail Delivery Service in Michigan Town

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Residents complain that mail carriers have failed to deliver prescription drugs and pension checks. Some also say their mailboxes have been damaged or destroyed by carriers' trucks, that telephone complaint lines were never answered and that postal managers were rude when residents visited the post office in person.

Application of Image Processing in Intelligent Character Recognition


Summary: Image processing is a rapidly evolving field with immense significance in science and engineering. One of the latest applications of Image processing is in Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR). Intelligent Character Recognition is the computer translation of handwritten text into machine-readable and machine-editable characters. It is an advanced version of Optical Character Recognition system that allows fonts and different styles of handwriting to be recognized during processing with high accuracy and speed. ICR, in combination with OCR and OMR (Optical Mark Recognition), is used in forms processing.

rOpenSci Support for hOCR and Tesseract 4 in R


Earlier this month we released a new version of the tesseract package to CRAN. This package provides R bindings to Google's open source optical character recognition (OCR) engine Tesseract.

talk Future of Artificial Intelligence and its Impact on Society


He looks at ethical issues such as dealing with technological risks. The Meetings Program provides members with in-person access -- in New York, NY and Washington, DC -- to world leaders, senior government officials, members of US Congress, and prominent practitioners in academia, policy, and business -- many are members themselves. Ray Kurzweil is personally featured or discussed in these talks by world renowned thinkers at CFR events. CFR recurring meeting series invite leaders to discuss the important foreign policy issues of our time. QUESTION: Would you be willing to speculate on the trajectory of artificial intelligence and machine learning and its social impact?

BrandPost: Ready to tackle the next phase of the digital transformation?


The convergence of mobility and cloud have led to a digital explosion. Now that users have anytime, anywhere, any device access, they are generating mountains of data. In fact, IDC predicts that by 2025, the world will create 160 trillion gigabytes of it.

Google Creates A Text To Speech AI system Alike Human voice


Google has plunged high towards its'AI-first' dream. The tech giant has attempted to develop a Text-to-speech system that has exactly human-like articulation. This AI system is called "Tacotron 2" that has the ability to give an AI-generated computer speech in a human-voice. Google researchers mentioned in the blog post that the new procedure does not utitilise complex linguistic and acoustic features as input. In place of it, they developed human-like speech from text using neural networks trained using only speech examples and corresponding text transcript.

Google's New Text-to-Speech AI Is so Good We Bet You Can't Tell It From a Real Human


Can you tell the difference between AI-generated computer speech and a real, live human being? Maybe you've always thought you could. Maybe you're fond of Alexa and Siri but believe you would never confuse either of them with an actual woman.

Google develops human-like text-to-speech artificial intelligence system


In a major step towards its "AI first" dream, Google has developed a text-to-speech artificial intelligence (AI) system that will confuse you with its human-like articulation.