OCR + Text Detection Workshops - What You Need To Know

OCR + Text Detection Workshops - What You Need To Know

OCR (Optical Character Recognition) and Text Detection are a key component in modernizing business workflows across all industries by detecting text from images to extract information into machine readable data. In this workshop, you will learn how to enhance any application with OCR and text detection easily with cnvrg.io and AI Blueprints.

What you will get from this Workshop

  • Learn how to build and deploy an end-to-end text detection system using a single-shot object detector
  • Learn about different text detection use cases that you can apply to help your business
  • Hands-on support from expert AI instructors every step of the way
  • Upon completion of this course, you will earn a Text Detection Certificate and badge that can be shared on LinkedIn, Twitter, and other social media platforms


  • Familiarity with Python and REST APIs

What You Will Need

  • The latest version of Zoom
  • While we will provide a dataset for the workshop, if you wish to try this out with your own data we will also cover how you can apply this example to your own data.

Optional pre-work


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