Entity detection and OCR


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Enabled for Public preview General availability
Admins, makers, or analysts, automatically October 2019

Feature details

Pretrained models for entity detection and optical character recognition (OCR) will be added to the existing set of cognitive services. Entity detection parses text to extract known entities and provides additional information on the entity. The OCR function allows users to extract text from images with handwritten or typed text.

Required licenses and plans

This feature requires the following licenses or plans:

  • Power BI Premium