Use Microsoft Azure Computer Vision OCR engine
IQ Bot automates some installation steps for Microsoft Azure Computer Vision OCR engine.
- Microsoft Azure Computer Vision OCR engine is a cloud OCR engine and is available to all customers of IQ Bot.
- Data is not stored and is removed immediately.
For additional information on privacy for data retention see: Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services
See a list of allowed service URLs for using Microsoft Azure Computer Vision OCR engine in the example section below.
Ensure your IQ Bot server has internet connectivity and external
Check to enable communication for the API endpoint on default port = 443:
default endpoint = https://aai-iq-bot-ocr.cognitiveservices.azure.com/.Note: To validate connectivity to the API endpoint and the server open a web browser on the server and type in the complete URL for the API endpoint. If the browser returns a "404 error", then a response from the API endpoint was received.
- You can use your own Microsoft Azure Computer Vision OCR engine subscription or spell-check keys. See Use your own keys for Microsoft Azure Computer Vision OCR engine for more information.
From the C:\Program Files (x86)\Automation 360 IQ Bot <version
number>\Configurations folder, open the
Settings.txt file, and change the OCR engine value to
OCREngine=MicrosoftAzureAPI. Then save the file.
Run the stopanduninstallallservices.bat file at C:\Program
Files (x86)\Automation 360 IQ Bot\Configurations.
Remember: After stopping the services, run installandstartallservices.bat file to install and start the services.
Create learning instances in IQ Bot, and use Microsoft Azure Computer Vision OCR engine for the text segmentation
and OCR engine for these learning instances.
At the same time, for these learning instances, you would continue to use the IQ Bot capabilities for document classification, auto-mapped fields, cognitive extraction, and field value auto-correction.