The free OCR API provides a simple way of parsing images and multi-page PDF documents (PDF OCR) and getting the extracted text results returned in a JSON format. The API can be used from any internet-connected device (desktop, mobile, iPhone, Android, Windows phone, refrigerator...). The API returns results in JSON format.
Social media outlets such as Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter can be a great resource for developers. This is why we try to promote all APIs that were added to ProgrammableWeb on Twitter. In this article, we detail the top twenty APIs that were tweeted about on ProgrammableWeb during 2019.
Optical Character Recognition, or OCR, provides a way to read letters and numbers off of images, handwritten notes, invoices and receipts, videos, or any other visual media and convert it to machine readable text. Here are the ten most popular APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory for OCR services.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, OCR, Design, and Natural Language Processing. Today's highlights include the Seametrix API for routing marine vessels, and Tisane Labs NLP APIs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.