The OCR.APIXML.NET API supports text recognition either from the URLs of images or base 64 encoded versions of the images. Although the API’s default setting recognizes only a single text line, developers can use the ExtraArguments PSM mode to adjust its configurations to expand scope of its text recognition to a page. The API send requests in XML format and returns responses in SOAP or XML format.
Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Banking,and Mapping. Highlighted today is an API for accessing road conditions across several states in the U.S. plus an API for building investment and wealth management FinTech applications.