Droidcon India

Droidcon's first Indian edition

Optical Character Recognition(OCR) with Android NDK

Submitted by Anirudh Dewani (@anirudhd) on Friday, 4 November 2011

Section: Android hacking, porting, firmware Technical level: Beginner Session type: Tutorial Status: Submitted


Learn about the NDK, compile native code using the NDK , enable interoperability using JNI, build Android application that reuse existing native libraries/project.


Use the open-source Tesseract OCR library from HP to build a business card scanner (OCR) for Android that utilizes the advanced camera capabilities and UI framework.

Speaker bio

Android Advocate @ Google



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