F/OS OCR?

Doran L. Barton fozz at iodynamics.com
Wed Apr 1 08:34:31 MDT 2009


On Tuesday 31 March 2009 22:31:54 Scott Edwards wrote:
> I haven't used OCR on Linux in a while, but here are to candidates I found
> that are available in Debian Etch. (yes, I haven't upgraded, *yet*).
>
> gocr is a multi-platform OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program.
>
> Clara OCR is intended for large scale digitalization projects. It features
> a powerful GUI and a web interface for cooperative digitalization of books.
>
Tesseract was originally developed by HP and was open sourced in 2005.

http://code.google.com/p/tesseract-ocr/

> There was one that recognized bar codes too, but I don't recall the name.

Zebra Crossing. It's pretty nice. 

http://code.google.com/p/zxing/

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