New Chrome Extension Allows For An Easy Text Edit On Image

By | April 26, 2014 | 0 Comments


New Chrome Extension Allows For An Easy Text Edit On ImageAnd more.

If you ever wanted to know what does the Japanese text say on that meme image then your dreams are about to become reality.

Thanks to some kick ass algorithms from Microsoft Research (text detection) and Google’s open source OCR engine Tesseract, a new Google Chrome extension called Project Naptha can be used to select, copy, edit or even translate the text from all kinds of images; the only limitation? Text must be under 30 degrees of rotation, which is not that big of a deal at all.

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