[fpc-pascal] Reading text from images
M.Santhoff at t-online.de
Wed Dec 13 19:39:46 CET 2006
Am Mittwoch, den 13.12.2006, 13:23 +0200 schrieb Adrian Maier:
> 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).
It is C, I've installed it here (not actually using it).
Besides that there are at least:
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