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Specifications

Supported Operating Systems

Android

Android 4.4 and later for ARMv7 processors

iOS

iOS 8.x and later

Hardware Requirements

Processor capabilities

  • A multi-core processor (augmented reality scenarios require 4 cores)
  • Advanced SIMD (NEON)

Memory requirements

Library operation in text capture scenario takes up:

  • for texts in alphabetic languages — 40 MB RAM
  • for texts in Chinese, Japanese, or Korean languages — 70 MB RAM

Camera requirements

  • Autofocus lens
  • HD preview: generally recommended frame size is 720×1280, but it can vary depending on the scenario and processing speed

Available OCR Languages

dict — has dictionary support

extended — available only in extended version

Afrikaans

Albanian

Basque

Belarusian extended

Breton

Bulgarian dict extended

Catalan

Chechen extended

Chinese Simplified extended

Chinese Traditional extended

Crimean Tatar extended

Croatian

Czech dict

Danish dict

Dutch (Belgium) dict

Dutch (Netherlands) dict

English dict

Estonian dict

Fijian

Finnish dict

French dict

German (old spelling) dict

German (new spelling) dict

Greek dict

Hawaiian

Hungarian

Icelandic

Indonesian dict

Irish

Italian dict

Japanese extended

Kabardian extended

Korean extended

Latin

Latvian

Lithuanian

Macedonian extended

Malay

Maori

Moldavian

Mongol extended

Norwegian (Bokmal) dict

Norwegian (Nynorsk) dict

Ossetic extended

Polish dict

Portuguese (Brazil) dict

Portuguese (Portugal) dict

Provencal

Rhaeto-Romanic

Romanian

Russian dict extended

Samoan

Serbian extended

Slovak

Slovenian

Spanish dict

Swahili

Swedish dict

Tagalog

Tatar extended

Turkish dict

Ukrainian dict extended

Welsh

Available Translation Dictionaries

The following language pairs are available for translation in the extended version of the distribution:

EnglishtranslationChinese

EnglishtranslationFrench

EnglishtranslationGerman

EnglishtranslationIndonesian

EnglishtranslationJapanese

EnglishtranslationPolish

EnglishtranslationPortuguese (Brazil)

EnglishtranslationRussian

EnglishtranslationSpanish

You can also create your own dictionary and use it for translation. Contact our technical support for advice on the required format.