Scraping data from images? ( NOT captcha )

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maartinnad
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Scraping data from images? ( NOT captcha )

Post by maartinnad » Sat Jan 23, 2016 2:52 pm

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.
maartinnad
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Re: Scraping data from images? ( NOT captcha )

Post by maartinnad » Sat Jan 23, 2016 5:11 pm

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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IrishMacro
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Re: Scraping data from images? ( NOT captcha )

Post by IrishMacro » Thu Feb 11, 2016 12:27 pm

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

Post by maartinnad » Thu Feb 11, 2016 1:24 pm

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 )

Post by thecoder2012 » Fri Mar 18, 2016 1:10 pm

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

Post by Cobra99 » Tue Mar 29, 2016 11:06 pm

Use OCR software like Abbyy finereader
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