Google slips out open-source OCR engine

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 12:22 pm

Google has announced that it “quietly released” a veteran optical character recognition engine as open source a few months ago.

The engine, Tesseract, was developed between 1985 and 1995 by HP Labs to some acclaim but was filed away when the company pulled out of the optical character recognition (OCR) business.

Source: News.com


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