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Image inputs
Supports built-in iPhone or iPad rear camera for shooting at maximum device resolution. Image can be imported from Photo Album, iOS Document Folder, or clipboard (copied image). See Automation below for other options.
Text Highlighting during Capture
Text is highlighted in real time during capture to provide a visual cue about text detection.
Camera Flash
Flash can be enabled if needed during capture to enhance text readability.
Device Orientation Detection
Device orientation is detected during shooting, which makes it possible to shoot either in portrait or landscape orientations to accommodate textual contents.
Innovative Stabilization
Continuous sharpness monitoring is performed when stabilization is enabled to pick the sharpest image and improve OCR results.
Advanced Preprocessing
Specific image preprocessing is performed, such as image cleanup, perspective correction, and dynamic rescale.
QR Code Handling
Handling of QR codes can be activated in application settings. They appear live in the camera overlay, and their transcription is available after image is processed.
Cloud OCR
Highly accurate optional OCR that requires an internet connection and units (sold within the app) that operates in 22 languages (2, 4).
Built-in OCR
Optical character recognition that can operate in 10 languages (3) and without internet connection.
Text Translation
Cloud-based automatic text translation in 59 languages. A subset of 21 languages offer more accurate neural-network based translation (review Microsoft Cognitive Services documentation for more information). (5)
Swipe to Select Text
Word-level selection by swiping after text has been recognized. Selected text is highlighted in the image, while unselected text is underlined. Selected text is transcribed in the bottom part.
Copy / Paste
Recognized text can be copied and pasted to other apps or to the Mac (a Mac compatible with Universal Clipboard is required). (1)
Content Interaction
Detection of the following data types in recognized text: Emails, phone numbers, website URLs, physical addresses, dates. Detected data are underlined in the text panel (bottom), and specific actions can be triggered by tapping or 3D Touching them. (1)
Optimized for iOS
Prizmo Go supports the latest iOS enhancements such as Action Extension, iPad multitasking, Universal Clipboard, or iOS Document Manager. Quick Actions, 3D Touch, and Haptic feedback are also provided.
Universal Clipboard
Copy/paste works across devices with Universal Clipboard (compatible devices only). You can scan text with the iPhone, and copy/paste it to your Mac or iPad. (1)
3D Touch & Haptic Feedback
3D Touch can be used to trigger Quick Actions and to interact with detected data with Peek and Pop (see Interaction). Subtle haptic feedback is given while selection moves across words on compatible devices (iPhone 7 or later).
iPad Multitasking
Support for Slide Over and Split View.
Action Extension & Open In…
An action extension is provided to allow the sending of an image from any other app, including Apple Photos. 'Open In…' is also possible for image types.
Dynamic Type
Text appearance (size) can be customized with Dynamic Type, which can be accessed in your device Settings.
Text Reader
Text Reader provides text-to-speech audio reading of recognized text. Any installed iOS Voices can be used. Words are highlighted as they are spoken in real time. Forward and backward navigation is provided with corresponding buttons. Audio playback and control in the background is also provided (like Music app). Speaking rate can be adjusted.
Accessibility: VoiceOver
Full support for VoiceOver, with audio labels and hints.
Accessibility: Specific Handling
Image orientation is automatically detected in accessibility workflow. Additionally, non-orthogonal and reverse text directions are tested to cope with unexpected conditions.
Accessibility: Spoken Guidance
Specific eye-shaped button to shoot and to obtain information from the scene. Description includes document angle, angle of optical axis with gravity (0 degrees means the device is horizontal, which is appropriate to shoot a document laying on a table), text coverage defined as a percentage, presence of QR codes. It also gives instructions whether the device should be moved if document appears clipped in the viewfinder.

1. Requires purchase of Export Pack or Premium Plan subscription.

2. Requires purchase of Export Pack and purchase of Cloud OCR units or Premium Plan subscription.

3 & 4. Available OCR Languages: Arabic (°), Chinese (Simplified) (°), Chinese (Traditional) (°), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese (°), Korean, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian.

(°) Cloud OCR only

5. Translation languages: Afrikaans, Arabic, Bangla, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Cantonese (Traditional), Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Fijian, Filipino, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Haitian Creole, Hebrew, Hindi, Hmong, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Klingon, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian Bokmål, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Samoan, Serbian (Cyrillic), Serbian (Latin), Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tahitian, Tamil, Thai, Tongan, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Vietnamese, Welsh.

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