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OCR (Read) supports 122 languages in the Cognitive Services Computer Vision public preview

Published date: October 18, 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.

  • Azure AI Vision
  • Azure AI services
  • Features

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