Category Archives: General Imaging

Detect and Redact MICR and CMC7 Font to Hide Check Information

Very few individuals like their personal information shared and I guarantee no one likes private information from documents being shared either. Images of financial documents, such as checks, are sent across large companies every day. In a world where anything … Continue reading

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Build a .NET Core Image Conversion MicroService using LEADTOOLS NuGet Packages

This blog post is to demonstrate the simplicity when working with LEADTOOLS NuGet packages to convert a hosted file from the web to a PNG. LEAD introduced NuGet packages at the release of Version 20 and never looked back. The … Continue reading

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Adjusting Image Tones to Improve OCR Results

Tonal range is an important attribute of an image, especially photographs, when trying to improve OCR results. Tonal range is the range of tones between the lightest and darkest areas of an image and is also known as contrast. An … Continue reading

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Do it in the Buffer: Introduction to Dithering

I recently became intrigued by some art work I saw online. It is a bunch of Rubik’s cubes set up to reproduce a picture. The artists are essentially reducing the image’s colors down to a palette of six colors with … Continue reading

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