Scraping data from images? ( NOT captcha )

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Scraping data from images? ( NOT captcha )

by maartinnad on Sat Jan 23, 2016 7:52 am

Hi,

With the help if iMacros, I was able to download 1000+ .png images that contain CLEARLY written phone numbers.

I want to scrape the text ( numbers ) from the those images to send a mass SMS campaign. What is the best way/tool to get this done?

P.S - I understand that this question is probably irrelevant to iMacros but I am relying on the expertise of the community and hoping to get some recommendations.
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Re: Scraping data from images? ( NOT captcha )

by maartinnad on Sat Jan 23, 2016 10:11 am

I googled text to image but none of the first pages ones worked so I thought it might be worth sharing a sample image with you guys so in case you need to see how it looks or test it out.

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Re: Scraping data from images? ( NOT captcha )

by IrishMacro on Thu Feb 11, 2016 5:27 am

Even if I could help you I wouldn't - spammers are the scourge of the internet
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Re: Scraping data from images? ( NOT captcha )

by maartinnad on Thu Feb 11, 2016 6:24 am

IrishMacro wrote:Even if I could help you I wouldn't - spammers are the scourge of the internet


I am Marketeer. I don't intend to spam but rather collect and upload 1,000 numbers on Facebook to be able to launch a lookalike audience campaign :)
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Re: Scraping data from images? ( NOT captcha )

by thecoder2012 on Fri Mar 18, 2016 6:10 am

You can use ocrad in javascript: https://github.com/kdzwinel/JS-OCR-demo
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Re: Scraping data from images? ( NOT captcha )

by Cobra99 on Tue Mar 29, 2016 4:06 pm

Use OCR software like Abbyy finereader
VERSION BUILD=8820413 RECORDER=FX, WIN7 64-bit SK, Pale Moon 25.8.1(x86)
FCIM here http://forum.imacros.net/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=3331
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