[PAID] MlTBRek: Offline Text and Barcode recognition [$8 or 551]

1. Introduction

Description: Using this extension you can recognize text from image and scan barcodes from file completely offline.
Latest Version: 3
Released: 2023-09-02T18:30:00Z
Last Updated: 2024-05-03T18:30:00Z
Aix Size: ~ 1mb

2. Blocks

3. Docs


DepsInstalled Event raised when deps have been installed
type | text
DepsDownloadFailed Event raised when deps downloading failed
type | text
errorMsg | text
DepsDownloadProgress Event raised when deps downloading progress changes
type | text
progress | number
RecognisedText Event raised after getting text from image
text | text
blocksList | list
UrlScanned Event raised if url was found in barcode
title | text
url | text
ContactInfoScanned Event raised if contact info was found in barcode
address | text
email | text
name | text
orgName | text
phone | text
title | text
urls | text
EmailScanned Event raised if email was found in barcode
address | text
body | text
subject | text
type | number
WifiScanned Event raised if wifi info was found in barcode
ssid | text
pswd | text
encryptionType | number
GeoPointScanned Event raised if geo points were found in barcode
lat | number
lon | number
BarcodeScanned Event raised when no specific type of barcode was found and given barcode was decoded in general
rawValue | text
barFormat | number
displayValue | text
BarRecognitionFailed Event raised if barcode scanning failed
errorMsg | text
TextRecognitionFailed Event raised if text recognition failed
errorMsg | text


InitTextRecognizer Initialize Text Recognizer
InstallDeps Install deps of given type
type | text
RecogniseText Tries to recognize test from given input that can be an Image component, file path or content uri
image | any
InitBarRecognizer Initializes Barcode recognizer/scanner
RecogniseBarcode Tries to decode barcode from given input which can be an Image component, file path or content uri
image | any


Property Type : read-only
Accepts : text
Property Type : read-only
Accepts : text

4. Usages

Make Recognizers ready to be used

Check deps availability

Text Recognisation
First initialize recogniser.

Then provide input image to RecogniseText block.

RecognisedText event will be raised with result if recognition was successful otherwise TextRecognitionFailed event will be raised with error message.

blocksList is a list of blocks. Each block is a list of lines.

Supported Languages: All Latin based languages including but not limited to

  • Catalan
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Latin
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portugese
  • Romanian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Tagalog
  • Turkish


Some Devanagari Script languages

  • Hindi
  • Marathi
  • Nepali
  • Sanskrit

Barcode Recognition

Initialize Barcode recogniser.

Then provide input image to RecogniseBarcode block.

Result will be delivered via different events based upon type of barcode.

It reads the following barcode formats:

It automatically parses QR Codes, Data Matrix, PDF-417, and Aztec values, for the following supported formats:

  • URL
  • Contact information (VCARD, etc.)
  • WiFi
  • Geo-location (latitude and longitude)

more will be added on demand.

5. Demo Video

6. Purchase



Thank you.
Hope it helps!


ChangeLog Version 2 :warning:

  • Rename extension to MlTBRek from SimpleRecognition

  • Some new blocks added and few blocks removed

  • Upgrade to ML Kit
    Brings dynamic deps management and thus effectively reducing aix size to just 1.1mb

  • Major internal changes wherever there was room for improvement

  • Recognise blocks can accept Image component, File Path or Content Uri

  • Completely offline purchase verification

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ChangeLog Version 3

  • Aix size reduced to 1 mb
  • Extension won’t crash Companion now
    Though none of its blocks will work.
  • No-conflict version to resolve deps conflict with my other ML Kit extensions like ImageLabelling and ScanKit
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