OCR (Read) supports 122 languages in the Cognitive Services Computer Vision public preview
Published date: 18 October, 2021
Computer Vision's OCR (Read) API expands supported languages to 122 with its latest preview:
- OCR support for print text in 49 new languages including Russian, Bulgarian, and other Cyrillic and more Latin languages.
- OCR support for handwritten text in 6 new languages that include English, Chinese Simplified, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.
- Enhancements for processing digital PDFs and Machine Readable Zone (MRZ) text in identity documents.
- General performance and AI quality improvements
See the OCR how-to guide to learn how to use the new preview features.