Amazon Rekognition text detection supports 7 new languages and improves accuracy

Amazon Rekognition can detect and read text in an image, and return bounding boxes for each word found. Starting today, Amazon Rekognition supports text detection in images in 7 new languages – Arabic, Russian, German, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. Amazon Rekognition automatically detects and extracts text in images in all supported languages, without requiring a language parameter. In addition, Amazon Rekognition delivers higher overall accuracy, with improvements for vertical and curved text in images.

Source:: Amazon AWS