Card Scanner – Quick Start Guide

A quick start guide in order to help you to familiar with Card Scanner mobile application from NewAI.

Get it on Google Play
Get it on Google Play

Outline

  1. Android Version
  2. iOS Version

I. Android Version

Note application language will depend on the current system language.

  1. The below figure shows the application user interface, to capture a business card photo click the button with the camera icon at the bottom right corner of the screen.

    Click the button with the camera icon to open the camera
    Figure 1: Click the button with the camera icon to open the camera
  2. Place the business card on the flat surface and hold the phone face-to-face with it, tilt the phone gently until the camera determines the edges of the card. Note that if the business card has bright color, it should be placed on a dark surface and vice versa, for example white business cards should be placed on a black surface. Press the shutter button at the bottom of the screen and hold the phone.

    Tilt the phone gently until the camera detects the edges of the card
    Figure 2: Tilt the phone gently until the camera detects the edges of the card
  3. On the business card photo screen, there are the following buttons:

    • Close button at the top left to return to camera screen.
    • Language button at the top right in order to select the language that matches the business card.
    • Photo rotation buttons at the bottom left to rotate image 90 degrees left or right.
    • Save button at the bottom right in order to save the image to the list of business cards of application. In case you do not want to save it, use the send button to save information to the phone contact book.
    Business card photo screen
    Figure 3: Business card photo screen
  4. Remember to choose the right language before extracting information from business cards, the selected language will be remembered for the next times until user selects again.

    Choose the language that matches your business card
    Figure 4: Choose the language that matches your business card
  5. After the information is extracted, choose create a new contact to see the extracted information, edit the information if there are errors then save it to your phone. On the Android operating system, the add contact interface will be different depending on the device.

    Create A New Contact screen on RedMi Note 4
    Figure 5: Create A New Contact screen on RedMi Note 4

II. iOS Version

Note on iOS application language is Vietnamese.

  1. Place the business card on the flat surface and hold the phone face-to-face with it, tilt the phone gently until the camera determines the edges of the card. Note that if the business card has bright color, it should be placed on a dark surface and vice versa, for example white business cards should be placed on a black surface. Press the shutter button at the bottom of the screen and hold the phone.

    Tilt the phone gently until the camera detects the edges of the card
    Figure 1: Tilt the phone gently until the camera detects the edges of the card
  2. On the business card photo screen, there are the following buttons:

    • Back button at the top left to return to camera screen.
    • Language button at the bottom right in order to select the language that matches the business card.
    • Send button at the bottom right in order to extract information from the business card to create a new contact in phone book.
    : Business card photo screen
    Figure 2: Business card photo screen
  3. Click Create New Contact to save to phone contact book.

    The results extracted information screen and create a new contact
    Figure 3: The results extracted information screen and create a new contact