EasyOCR

Optical Character Recognition Library

At a glance
  • Teachable character recognition for the most reliable and fastest recognition
  • Invariant to character size
  • Tolerant to poorly printed, broken characters
  • "Connected" characters separation
  • Pre-defined fonts included

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Open eVision Studio: Evaluation, prototyping and development tool

Open eVision Studio is the evaluation, prototyping and development tool of Open eVision. Its intuitive graphical user interface allows you to call and immediately see the result of any of eVision's functions. A scripting function generates the corresponding code, which can then be copied and pasted into your application.

Open eVision Studio is free (when using Open eVision 2.0 and above) and can be downloaded to evaluate the performance of Open eVision.


Choose the most suitable Licensing System

  • Open eVision Dongle-based Licenses: Dongle-based Licenses offer the flexibility to be transferred from a PC to another. To purchase a Dongle-based License, select one of the Euresys dongles (USB or Parallel) plus the license(s) to be stored on this dongle. Licenses are delivered as activation codes, which are stored on the dongles.
  • Open eVision Software-based Licenses: Software-based licenses do not require any dongle, they are linked to the PC on which they have been activated. Licenses are delivered as activation codes and can be managed online.


EasyOCR Description

EasyOCR is a font-dependent printed character reader based on a template matching algorithm. It has been designed to read any kind of short text (part numbers, serial numbers, expiry dates, manufacturing dates, lot codes, …) printed on labels or directly on parts.


Training

EasyOCR requires training the font to be recognized. It is able to learn from sample images all possible characters to be read. This makes the recognition extremely flexible, fast and reliable.

The training phase involves an interactive application used to show samples of the characters and allow the library to learn and store them in a font file. Moreover, EasyOCR provides the means for you to write your own, custom, font editor.

EasyOCR also comes with three standard pre-learnt font files for the standard OCR-A, OCR-B and Semi fonts.


Software
Host PC Operating System
  • Open eVision is a set of 32-bit and 64-bit libraries that require a processor compatible with the SSE2 instruction set.
  • Open eVision can be used on the following operating systems:
    • Windows 10, 8 and 7 (32- and 64-bits)
    • Windows Vista 32-bits Service Pack 1
    • Windows XP 32-bits Service Pack 3
    • Windows Server 2008 32-bits
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bits
    • Windows Server 2003 32-bit Service Pack 1
    • Windows Embedded Standard 2009 32-bits
  • The Open eVision installer does not allow installation on virtual machines.
  • Minimum requirements:
    • Display size: 800 x 600. 1280 x 1024 recommended.
    • Color depth: 16 bits. 32 bits recommended.
    • Between 20 MB and 300 MB free hard disk space for libraries, depending on selected options.
    • Between 60 MB and 400 MB free hard disk space for development tools, depending on selected options.
APIs Supported Integrated Development Environments and Programming Languages:
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 SP6 (C++, Basic)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 SP1 (C++)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 SP1 (C++, C#, VB .NET, C++/CLI)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1 (C++, C#, VB .NET, C++/CLI)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 (C++, C#, VB .NET, C++/CLI)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2012 (C++, C#, VB .NET, C++/CLI)
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 (C++, C#, VB .NET, C++/CLI)
  • Borland C++ Builder 6.0 update 4 (C++)
  • CodeGear C++ Builder 2009 (C++)
  • CodeGear Delphi 2009 (Object Pascal)
  • Embarcadero RAD Studio XE4 (C++, Object Pascal)
  • Embarcadero RAD Studio XE5 (C++, Object Pascal)
Ordering Information
Product code - Description

Product identification for traceability 1

  • Serial number / part number / expiry date verification
  • Lot mixing verification
Associated products
EasyOCR2, EasyOCR, ID Bundle, Full Bundle

Label and packaging inspection: Inspection of the quality of the printing of characters and codes