The basic description for what I'm looking for is something that can extract text(written by hand) from an image and return it as a plain character stream, without any page processing.
I am using Java for the software I'm developing, so having a Java library would be nice, although if the software/library has a binary it's fine
The images it should be able to process are pictures of paper that has text on it written by hand, though what the software has to recognize is between 6 and 66 characters that will be written by hand, but more "computer recognizable", kinda like this:
The text must be extracted line by line; in the case of a table, it should just regard each row and column as another line, no special processing required
My own research pointed me to the following software/libraries:
Asprise Java OCR
ABBYY cloud OCR SDK
I've tested both tesseract and abbyy, and the result they provide is VERY FAR from what I expect: tesseract gave me an output of 200+ characters for the image I attached to this post and abbyy did not provide any characters, just some lines.