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Image analysis


This feature needs a Pro plan subscription.

Planet runs several image analysis workflows on your uploaded images to associate textual descriptions with them:

  • Text extraction: Extract printed and handwritten text from images. Planet currently uses AWS Textract for this, so there are a few limitations - for example, supported languages for printed text are English, Spanish, German, Italian, Portuguese, and French, and English is the only supported language for handwritten text.
  • Label detection: Describe the image with a set of labels (e.g. "person", "tree", or "car"). Planet currently uses AWS Rekognition for this.

The results of image analysis are indexed for search.