Scanning addresses using the Optical Character Reader (OCR) on the SendPro Tablet

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Products affected: SendPro® Tablet

The Optical Character Reader (OCR) uses the tablet’s camera to scan addresses and automatically populate address forms.

  1. On any screen with an address form, tap the Address Book icon and tap Continue.
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  2. Point the tablet's camera at the address you wish to scan, aligning the address inside of the box indicated on the screen.
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  3. Tap on the camera (white circle) button.
  4. Crop the address to remove any text that is not part of the address.
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  5. Tap on the camera (white circle) button. The scanned address is filled in the relevant fields.

Tips:

  • Place the address on a flat surface.
  • Hold the tablet steady, directly over the address.
  • Ensure that all four corners of the address are within the box and that no other text is within the box.
  • Make sure that the address is well-lit and has sufficient contrast to be read by the camera.

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UPDATED: February 16, 2021