Author: Jeroen Ooms
Last week we released an update of the tesseract package to CRAN. This package provides R bindings to Google’s OCR library Tesseract.
The new version ships with the latest libtesseract 3.05.01 on Windows and MacOS. Furthermore it includes enhancements for managing language data and using tesseract together with the magick package.
Read the rest at https://ropensci.org/blog/technotes/2017/08/17/tesseract-16