Image OCR

PHPKB offers powerful Image OCR facility to read text from images uploaded in knowledge base articles.

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Note: This feature is available only in the Enterprise Editions of PHPKB software.

Are you looking for a knowledge management software that is capable to read text from uploaded images and make them searchable? There are many cases where you want to read text from images in your knowledge base articles. You may have some scanned documents and images with list of instructions on them and it becomes very important to include them in the knowledge base search so that users can find them. How will you make it happen without having to type those instructions manually as articles in the knowledge base?

Well, PHPKB solves this problem for you. PHPKB can easily detect text in the images you add to the knowledge base. It offers Image OCR facility in enterprise editions that can detect text from images, index them and include in knowlegde base search.

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Read Text from Images

Consider the following image as an example.

Image OCR Text

When this image is uploaded to an article in the knowledge base, PHPKB will perform OCR on the image to detect any text on it and add it to the search index. In the example image above, PHPKB will detect the following text.

The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog.

Now, this text is added to the knowledge base search index so that it can be searched by knowledge base users.

Multi-Language OCR Support

Using Image OCR library, PHPKB can read the image text not only in English but in various languages. The list of currently supported languages is given below.

  • Afrikaans
  • Albanian
  • Arabic
  • Belarusian
  • Bosnian
  • Bulgarian
  • Catalan
  • Chinese - Simplified
  • Chinese - Traditional
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Estonian
  • Filipino
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi
  • Hungarian
  • Icelandic
  • Indonesian
  • Irish
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Latvian
  • Lithuanian
  • Macedonian
  • Malay
  • Maltese
  • Norwegian
  • Persian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Serbian
  • Slovak
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

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