What open source business card reader applications are available for Android?

I would like to be able to snap a picture of the card or scan it and import it into my contacts/address book.

I would prefer not to depend on the business card format, using a QR code or any other specific technology dependency.


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No single open source app exists, but a unified workflow does:

  1. Open OCR Test
  2. Use the integrated picture-taking option for Open Note Scanner to scan your document and feed that picture back to OCR Test.
  3. Long-press to copy recognized text and paste it into your vcard creator software.

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