Related Google Cloud products

The following products share functionality with Document AI. However, these products perform a specific text and analysis function. Depending on your use case, these products may provide the specific functionality you need.

Convert images to text

You can convert content in images to text using Document AI's Document OCR, or Cloud Vision and AutoML Vision products. You can use the Document OCR or Cloud Vision API to perform optical character recognition (OCR) and handwriting recognition on images, PDF, and TIFF files. You can use AutoML Vision Object Detection to convert sections of images into text documents.

For OCR information using other Google Cloud products, see:

Cloud Vision API
AutoML Vision Object Detection

Classify documents

You can categorize and label documents using the Cloud Natural Language API and AutoML Natural Language products. You can use the Natural Language API to classify content using a generalized list of categories. You can use AutoML Natural Language Classification to create a custom machine learning model to classify content with your own category labels.

If your document is an image, you can use AutoML Vision Classification to classify image content. For example, images of invoices.

For more information, see:

Natural Language API
AutoML Natural Language Classification
AutoML Vision Classification

Analyze and extract entities

You can identify known entities in documents (proper nouns such as public figures, company branding, and so on) and entities that follow common patterns such as phone numbers and addresses with using Document AI's Form parser, or any of the specialized processors for your use case.

You can also use the Natural Language API and AutoML Natural Language products to extract entities. You can identify common, public entities using the Natural Language API. You can create a custom machine learning model to identify entities specific to your company or use case using AutoML Natural Language Entity Extraction.

For more information, see:

Natural Language API
AutoML Natural Language Entity Extraction

Other products

  • Vertex AI - Vertex AI brings AutoML and AI Platform together into a unified API, client library, and user interface.
  • Cloud Translation API - Pretrained models to dynamically translate text between thousands of language pairs. (Google Cloud console)
    • Translate documents - Cloud Translation - Advanced provides a Document Translation API for directly translating formatted documents such as PDF and DOCX.
  • Workflows - Combine Google Cloud services and APIs to easily build reliable applications, process automation, and data and machine learning pipelines. (Google Cloud console)
  • AppSheet Automation - Quickly and easily create custom automations and applications with an open cloud.
  • Stack by Area 120 - Experimental Android App for categorizing and analysing personal documents. Powered by Document AI.
  • Google Translate - Google's free service instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages.

Find a partner

Take advantage of our growing partner ecosystem to help you create and manage your document understanding solution. For a list of partners and the services that they provide, see Document AI Partners.