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Regula's Document Reader python client

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Regula Document Reader web API Python 3.5+ client

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Documents recognition as easy as reading two bytes.

If you have any problems with or questions about this client, please contact us through a GitHub issue. You are invited to contribute new features, fixes, or updates, large or small; We are always thrilled to receive pull requests, and do our best to process them as fast as we can. See dev guide

Install package

regula.documentreader.webclient is on the Python Package Index (PyPI):

pip install regula.documentreader.webclient

Or using pipenv

pipenv install regula.documentreader.webclient


Performing request:

from regula.documentreader.webclient import *

with open("australia_passport.jpg", "rb") as f:
    input_image =

with DocumentReaderApi(host='http://localhost:8080') as api:
    params = ProcessParams(
        result_type_output=[Result.DOCUMENT_IMAGE, Result.STATUS, Result.TEXT, Result.IMAGES]
    request = RecognitionRequest(process_params=params, images=[input_image])
    response = api.process(request)

Parsing results:

# status examples
response_status = response.status
doc_overall_status = "valid" if response_status.overall_status == CheckResult.OK else "not valid"

# text fields example
doc_number_field = response.text.get_field(TextFieldType.DOCUMENT_NUMBER)
doc_number_mrz = doc_number_field.get_value()
doc_number_visual = doc_number_field.get_value(Source.VISUAL)
doc_number_visual_validity = doc_number_field.source_validity(Source.VISUAL)
doc_number_mrz_validity = doc_number_field.source_validity(Source.MRZ)
doc_number_mrz_visual_matching = doc_number_field.cross_source_comparison(Source.MRZ, Source.VISUAL)

# images fields example
normalized_input_image = response.images.document_image()
portrait_field = response.images.get_field(GraphicFieldType.PORTRAIT)
portrait_from_visual = portrait_field.get_value(Source.VISUAL)
portrait_from_rfid = portrait_field.get_value(Source.RFID, original=True)

You can find more detailed guide and run this sample in example folder.

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