Information Extraction is the task of finding relevant information in unstructured data and converting it into structured data for downstream processing.
A review and how-to guide for Microsoft Form Recognizer
Form Recognizer is Microsoft Azure's answer to Amazon Textract and Google Form Parser for information extraction from form documents. I put all three to the test on a challenging set of invoice documents and was surprised to see Microsoft's service come up short.
A review and how-to guide for Amazon Textract
At just two years old, Amazon Textract is already the grizzled veteran of the fast-moving information extraction-as-a-service market. I put it to the test against Google Form Parser and Microsoft Form Recognizer to see which service has the best speed, accuracy, and developer experience.
Google Form Parser, a review and how-to
Google Form Parser is a new challenger in the information extraction arena, offering general-purpose off-the-shelf form extraction. We compared Form Parser to Amazon Textract and Microsoft Form Recognizer in terms of accuracy, speed, and ease of use. Take our code snippets and try it yourself!