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Using Java SDK

Updated at:Sep 02, 2020 GMT+08:00

Users can use SDK in token- or AK/SK-based authentication mode. For details about how to obtain authentication messages, see Authentication. This section describes how to use SDK in token- and AK/SK-based modes.

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  • All images in this document are composite images and used for reference only.
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AK/SK-based Authentication

This section uses Passport OCR as an example to describe how to use SDK in AK/SK-based authentication mode.

  1. Obtain AK/SK. For details, see Authentication > AK/SK-based Authentication.
  2. Configure AK/SK of the Java SDK.

    Change the values of AK and SK of the AKSKDemo function in the file of the demo project to the obtained AK/SK.

    Figure 1 Modifying parameters in the file
  3. Modify parameters.

    If you use a local image file for recognition, change the image path in to the path of the file. If you use the default image of the SDK, you do not need to modify the image path.

  4. Execute the file. If 200 is displayed on the console, the program is successfully executed. You can view the recognition result of Passport OCR on the console.
        "result": {
            "country_code": "IND", 
            "surname": "KUMAR", 
            "given_name": "ASHISH", 
            "passport_number": "G0080008", 
            "date_of_birth": "1988-08-18", 
            "sex": "M", 
            "date_of_expiry": "2017-11-25", 
            "machine_code": "P<INDKUMAR<<ASHISH<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<", 
            "machine_code2": "G0080008<2IND8808188M1711257<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<8", 
            "extra_info": {},
            "confidence": {
                "country_code": 0.9684, 
                "surname": 0.9684, 
                "given_name": 0.9684, 
                "passport_number": 0.9276, 
                "date_of_birth": 0.9276, 
                "sex": 0.9276, 
                "date_of_expiry": 0.9276, 
                "machine_code": 0.9684, 
                "machine_code2": 0.9276

    To call other OCR services, change the value of parameter httpUri of the AKSKDemo function to the specific URI. For the URI list, see Mappings Between Services and APIs.

Token-based Authentication

This section uses Passport OCR as an example to describe how to use SDK in token-based authentication mode.

  1. Open the file in the OCRDemo package. Change the values of username, password, and domainName in the TokenDemo function to the actual username, password, and domain name registered with the system. If the user is not an IAM user, the domain name and username are the same.
    Figure 2 Changing the username, password, and domain name in the file
  2. Execute the code. The recognition result of Passport OCR is displayed.

Status Code

For details about status code, see Status Code.

Error Code

For details about error code, see Error Code.

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