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Emgu CV Essentials by Shin Shi

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Tesseract-OCR

Tesseract is a famous OCR engine developed by Ray Smith from 1985 to 1995 at HP Labs. It is available at http://code.google.com/p/tesseract-ocr/. The Tesseract OCR engine supports over 60 languages and different image formats. It was one of the top three OCR engines in the 1995 UNLV accuracy test. It improved a little after that, but since 2006, it has been improved extensively by Google. It is the most accurate open-source optical character recognition engine now.

Tesseract can work on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Android, and iOS. However, as an engine, it only provides a command-line tool. Emgu CV provides the .NET wrapper, tessnet2 (http://www.pixel-technology.com/freeware/tessnet2/), to the OCR engine Tesseract so that we can use ...

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