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  1. Provide OCR for Machine Readable Zone

    Right Now, OCR can't detect MRZ on documents like photo Id or passport. Get this information is a 'must' for many applications that need to verify legal documents

    9 votes
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  2. Detect 2D-Barcodes in Imges

    Add a Feature to detect 2d-barcodes in images.
    Like QR-Codes, Aztec-Codes
    Maybe a kind of Tag to request

    14 votes
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  3. 1 vote
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  4. 1 vote
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  5. 2 votes
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  6. Improve OCR to detect 7-segment display

    The OCR does not detect 7-segment LCD displays that many devices have. It would be a game changer if it worked with this as there are many practical use cases.

    16 votes
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  7. Improve Computer Vision image analyzer on portraits

    The Image analyzer does not provide enough information to distinguish real photo portraits from black and white drawn portraits or even painted portraits.

    1 vote
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  8. Recognize celebrities needs better training

    The 'Recognize celebrities' feature of the computer vision API does not recognise photos of very famous people such as Barrack Obama, David Cameron, Wayne Rooney, Sting. It seems like it need a wider pool of training data or at the very least a list of the celebrities that it should be able to recognise.

    2 votes
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  9. OCR not detecting Portuguese very well

    The response I receive from OCR demo page

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    MOYZC008

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  10. Processing Video file through Computer Vision API

    I would like to get example of processing Video (MP4) and get the tagging data back.

    2 votes
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  11. 1 vote
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  12. 1 vote
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  13. 1 vote
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. 1 vote
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  16. Not reading amount prepended with currency symbol(ex: $1.25). It is treating that as whole Image.

    In the scanned bills(Ex: taxi), If the amount is prepended with currency symbol, the following numbers are not read. I assume API is considering the whole number as image, because of that currency symbol.
    For example, from the scanned bills, $1.50 is skipped(not read as text), but 1.50 is read by API.

    Images tried from these Sources

    http://www.receipt-template.net/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/taxi-receipt.jpg
    https://expensify.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/ereceipt-sample.png
    http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8012/7587607410_2fde2c1bd8.jpg

    7 votes
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  17. 4 votes
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  18. Computer vision algorithms applied to a video or stream

    Could it be possible to use this algorithm with a video stream instead of single images

    2 votes
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  19. Include OfficeLens technology

    On the Computer Vision APIs – could you think about adding the technology from OfficeLens as API. So an uploaded photo of a whiteboard or receipt, printed page could be processed and then returned cleaned up, rotated correctly, etc.

    https://blogs.office.com/2015/04/02/office-lens-comes-to-iphone-and-android/

    10 votes
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  20. Allow Computer Vision API to be used locally without a internet connection

    I'd like to be able to use Computer Vision in the event my app doesn't have a internet connection. A on-premise or on-client solution.

    26 votes
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