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Optical Character Recognition

Optical Character Recognition

How to pronounce:
ˈɒptɪkəl ˈkærɪktə ˌrɛkəgˈnɪʃən

Optical Character Recognition
Definition:

OCR for short. It is the mechanical or electronic conversion of scanned images of handwritten, typewritten or printed text into machine-encoded text to be processed for later on