[fpc-pascal] Reading text from images
adrian.maier at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 12:23:21 CET 2006
On 12/13/06, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
> > On 12/9/06, Darius Blaszijk <dhkblaszyk at zeelandnet.nl> wrote:
> > > This technique is called OCR. No idea if there is a pascal implementation,
> > > but it should not be too hard to make one. It's based on neural networks
> > > that "learn" to recognize any character from any font.
> > Hi,
> > There is little use in reinventing the wheel and implement ocr from scratch.
> > I think the best way is to use an existing software from fpc , for
> > example GOCR:
> > http://jocr.sourceforge.net/
> > GOCR is based on a shared library, which means that it shouldn't be
> > difficult to
> > call the functions from freepascal.
> If it is C. If it is C++, it is a different story.
I know that. But it seems to be C (even though it's not explicitly specified in
the software description on their site).
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