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Quick steps to get started with the Document Reader SDK.

1. Install Document Reader SDK

Follow the Installation guide to integrate the Document Reader SDK into your applications.

2. Choose Processing Scenario

Scenario is the main setting for processing the document, so you need to set up the processing scenario.

3. Get Documents Database (Optional)

If you are going use the Document Reader SDK to recognize the Document type and Visual zone data, you need to add the database db.dat file.

4. Initialize Document Reader SDK

After installation, you need to initialize the Document Reader SDK. You can use either your license or a demo one.

For MRZ, Barcode recognition or image cropping, the database inside the application is not reqired.

5. Start Document Processing

When the initialization is completed successfully and the scenario is set, you can start the document recognition processing.

6. Start RFID Chip Processing (Optional)

If you are going to check documents that contain Radio-frequency identification (RFID) chips, make sure to grant the required permissions and learn how to start and stop the RFID reader.

7. Get Processing Results

When you are ready to get the results, you can find all the in-detail information on the Processing Results page.

8. Deinitialize Document Reader SDK

Once the processing of identity documents is finished, there is no need to keep the Document Reader SDK in memory. You can free up the consumed by the Document Reader SDK memory.