# Google Vision action - Read text from image
This action allows you to read text from an image. Image can be one of these 2 types:
A photo: For example, a photograph might contain a street sign or traffic sign. Google Vision will return the extracted string, as well as individual words, and their bounding boxes.
A scanned document: Google Vision will return the extracted text, together with page, block, paragraph, word, and break information.
# Input fields
|Image content||Accepts a file contents datapill, a string, a public URL or a Google Cloud Storage URI.|
|Image type||Based on the selected image type (photo or scanned document), Google Vision will optimize the output accordingly.|
# Output fields
|Text annotations||List of all individual words extracted from the image.|
|Locale||Locale of the extracted word.|
|Text||The extracted word.|
|Bounding poly||The position of the word on the image. Includes X and Y coordinates.|
|Full text annotation||The full text extracted from the image.|
|Pages||Includes details on the pages, such as width, height, paragraph position, etc.|
|Full text||The full extracted text from the image.|