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A quick look at Amazon Textract

Julien Simon
Global Evangelist, AI & Machine Learning, Amazon Web Services
Originally published at Medium on ・1 min read

Amazon Textract automatically extracts text and data from scanned documents, and goes beyond simple optical character recognition (OCR) to also identify the contents of fields and information in tables, without templates, configuration, or machine learning experience required.

Automatically extract text and structured data from documents with Amazon Textract | Amazon Web Services

We just announced a new round of quality improvements (as well as PCI-DSS compliance). Of course, I had to test for myself :)

Happy to answer questions here or on Twitter.

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