Hardware requirement for OCR


#1

Dear Developers,

I want to develop OCR application using openCV and pytesseract to extract text of document from photographed pictures of different types of printed document(e.g newspaper, magazine, colored certificate). Can you please inform me what will be minimum hardware requirement for this application.

Example:

  1. resolution of camera

  2. Any other feature of camera which I consider for this applications

  3. processor speed of computer

  4. RAM of computer

  5. Harddisk of computer

Currently I am using “ZBOX Pico PI225 ” for this application with following configuration

RAM: 4 GB of DDR3 RAM

Processor: Intel GPU processor (dual core 1.1 Ghz), single processor

Onboard storage: ssd e-mmc 32 GB onboard storage

and Installed Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS on this small PC

Please inform me whether configuration of “ZBOX Pico PI225 ” will be sufficient to fulfil requirement of OCR application.

Please inform me if you need any other information from me.

Thank you

Regards

Saurabh


#2

Our OCR API runs in the cloud, so it has no hardware requirements.