Currently, I am way overpaying for a service that will OCR any email attachment that is forwarded to that particular service, called Veryfi. I am know there a ton of cheaper alternatives, so this is my ask for anyone who knows how.
I need an OCR that is very accurate with line item parsing of pdf invoices - then I need someone to make a pack that will take that data and make into a pack table for me to use in coda.
I’m offering $300 to anyone interested. I have no preference on the OCR service as long as its competitive pricing (if not free) and accurate in terms of line item extraction from pdf invoices.
Just went through a similar thing, including some accuracy testing.
Generally, I found that Veryfi - which I agree was quite pricey - had by far the most accurate line-item parsing of invoices. I also tested Google’s receipt OCR, Amazon, and Mindee. And while Mindee had a much better pricing scheme, it was making too many mistakes to be worth anything.
Eden.AI has a nice tool to test a number of the primary services against one another, with a free trial for credits.
Taggun is another service I’ve not tried that looks relatively promising. Even still, they all seem to be in the ballpark of 5-10 cents per receipt/invoice page. I have yet to find free receipt/invoice parsing OCR services that are worth anything.
That being said, I made a personal Verifyi OCR pack to integrate with Coda. If you’re interested in sticking with them, I could probably spruce it up enough for public consumption.