Text Recognition

What distance should I keep between the camera and text for reading?

This ultimately depends on the size of the text. If it is a large piece of text, for instance a street sign, you would have to be far away to achieve better results. If it is a small piece of text, such as a visiting card, the camera and the text you are trying to read could be closer together.

June 8, 2020

Tip for users:

If you are trying to read text on an A4 document, place the document on a table, stand up, bring the phone to your chest height pointing perpendicularly down. This should (more or less) ensure the entire page is in the frame.

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