Generally available: OCR supports 164 languages in the Cognitive Services Computer Vision
Published date: 12 May, 2022
Computer Vision's OCR (Read) API 2022 model with 164 supported languages is now generally available as a cloud service and Docker container.
- Support for 164 languages including Russian, Arabic, Hindi and other languages using Cyrillic, Arabic, and Devanagari scripts.
- Support for 9 languages with English, Chinese Simplified, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, and Spanish.
- Enhanced support for single characters, handwritten dates, amounts, names, other entities commonly found in receipts and invoices.
- Improved processing of digital PDF documents and Input file size limit increased to 500 MB.
- Performance and latency improvements.
- Available as cloud service and Docker container.
To learn more, get started with the new OCR features.