OCR & data capturing for phone numbers

Improve your organization’s efficiency with OCR & data extraction of phone numbers. Choose Klippa’s OCR to easily extract phone numbers from documents. Powered by machine learning.

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Klippa’s OCR software for phone numbers

Our machine learning technology automates many business processes requiring phone numbers via our API and SDKs. Klippa’s OCR can extract and process phone numbers from all kinds of documents.

Our software is accurate and reliable. Klippa’s phone number OCR saves time and money!
Phone number scanning and recognition
Extraction to text, CSV, XLSX or JSON with OCR
Extraction from documents and images
(Cross) validating phone numbers with databases

How does phone number extraction work?

Below is an example of the three steps our OCR software follows to automatically extract phone numbers from documents and images.
Bank statement OCR for BIC

Step 1 : Upload a document or image to the API

The first step is to provide an image or PDF file of a document containing a phone number to our API. Usually this is done from a mobile app, email, FTP, or web application. 

The document can be sent both cropped (without background) and uncropped (with background). If the image is sent uncropped, our API automatically crops it to the right size. There is also a possibility to use the Klippa scanning SDK in mobile apps.  
image to text ocr for BIC

Step 2 : Image to text with OCR

As soon as an image or PDF with a phone number has been submitted, it is converted to a TXT file. In this step, all text from the document is extracted, but not yet structured.

Step 3: JSON output from the API

The Klippa parser takes the TXT gained in step 2, and converts it into structured JSON by using machine learning. The JSON is returned as output from the API. The phone number on the document is now extracted.

Now, the field can easily be processed into your database. Whether you are processing phone numbers for updating CRM systems or to enhance security and privacy by performing cross-checks with a database, Klippa is here to help you. 

The image on the left is a simplified example of the JSON response. 

Why use Klippa’s data capture software?

Reduce cost
Spend less on extracting phone numbers from documents and images.
Increase speed
Process phone numbers automatically within seconds.
Reduce errors
Prevent manual data entry errors with high quality extraction of    phone numbers.
Prevent fraud
Automatically recognize errors, duplicates, and fraud.
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Which documents can you scan for phone numbers?
Below is a list of documents from which you can extract      phone numbers. This is not an exhaustive list, but depends on what the client requires.
Purchase orders
Logistics documents
Legal documents
Medical documents
Registration and contact forms
Business cards
And many more…

Frequently Asked Questions

What does OCR for phone numbers cost?
The pricing structure for Klippa phone number capturing depends on the document volume and the page count. Both, pay per use and monthly licenses are available. 

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Which document types can be processed automatically?
Klippa can extract phone numbers from any type of document. Commonly processed documents for phone numbers are applications, registrations, and contact forms.
What are common use cases?
Phone number extraction can be done for several reasons, usually for updating CRM systems, and data entry and management.

Manually typing over phone numbers into your database is no longer efficient or reliable. Whatever your use case is, you can replace manual data entry with Klippa. 
Which languages does Klippa support?
Klippa supports all European languages. Our engine performs best on documents in English, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, German, Hebrew, and French. 

Other languages can be supported on request. We are happy to train our machine learning models to assist you.
Is Klippa phone number processing GDPR-compliant?
All services that Klippa offers are fully GDPR-compliant. By default, we use ISO-certified servers within the European Union to process documents.

If you are not located within the EU, we can also set up servers in a region of choice. 

Next to that, a data processor agreement is always in place. We don’t store any of your or your customer’s data after processing. 
Can Klippa convert documents to CSV, XLSX, XML or JSON?
Yes we can.

Klippa takes pictures of documents, or their PDF equivalents, and converts them to readable text using OCR. From there, we use machine learning to turn text into structured data.

Most of the time, we use JSON, but depending on your preference we can also convert documents to CSV, XLSX or XML.
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