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Azure Read API


Provides the ability for optical character recognition upon documents

The Computer Vision Read API is Azure's latest OCR technology (learn what's new) that extracts printed text (in several languages), handwritten text (in several languages), digits, and currency symbols from images and multi-page PDF documents.

It's optimized to extract text from text-heavy images and multi-page PDF documents with mixed languages. It supports extracting both printed and handwritten text in the same image or document.

You can list a component in the marketplace, and define if you want it to be a template.

✅ Available in Marketplace

❌ Can not be used as a template

What is a Model?

This component is a model, which is a type of store that is specialized for handling AI/ML model storage, which includes both the implementation, and the results of training.

Models are a foundational part of Kodexa, and are used in many different ways. For example, a model can be used to classify documents, or to extract data from documents. Models can also be used to train other models.


✅ Atomic Deployment (Recommended)

❌ Not trainable

Model Runtime

A model needs to reference a model runtime to use.

✅ kodexa/base-model-runtime

The model also has the following model runtime parameters configured. This influences how the model is run, see the model runtime references to determine what parameters are available.

Parameter Name Value
module azure_models
function read_infer

Inference Options

When you use the model for inference, you can use the following options:

Option Name Default Required? Type Description
store_azure_output False None boolean Store the JSON response from Azure in the document as a feature on the root node
keep_azure_lines True None boolean Retain the line layout from Azure in the document