# 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.

    Abbey Road photo

  • A scanned document: Google Vision will return the extracted text, together with page, block, paragraph, word, and break information.

    Scanned document

# Input fields

Field name Description
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

Field name Description
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.

Last updated: 12/9/2019, 5:21:57 PM