We want to increase the efficiency of shipping logistics in an effort to save businesses and customers time, money and resources.
What it does
Given an image of a shipping label, it performs OCR and creates a 'return-to-sender' shipping label with the appropriate fields populated.
How we built it
Written in python with Tesseract OCR open source library.
Challenges we ran into
Displaying the appropriate image, character recognition detecting all text fields on the image.
Accomplishments that we're proud of
Proud of our determination and commitment!
What we learned
The importance of planning, testing, and execution throughout the entire project process.
What's next for Return Shipment
Hosting it on the web or exposing the algorithm to a mobile application (through phone cameras) and such.