Free Business Card Scanner API

Read content of business cards

🔎 Overview

Our free Business Card Scanner API provides the detection and extraction of contact details from business cards. We extract the following informations:

  • First name, last name and academic degree
  • Company and Position
  • Email addresses
  • Phone numbers
  • Mobile phone numbers
  • Fax numbers
  • Websites
  • Postal adresses

🔑 Authentication

Authentication is done by passing your API key as a Bearer Authentication. The Business Card Scanner API can be accessed through the following structure:

Authentication: Bearer <api_key>

🙌 Get an API key

A Spreadly account is required to create an API key. Visit Account > API (login required) to generate a new API key and to manage your existing keys.

📊 API Quotas and Usage

When you sign up for a free developer account, you get 1,000 free requests. If you need to make more requests, please upgrade to a paid plan. See our pricing.

When upgrading, you can confirm your quota by looking at the X-Quota response header. To see your current month's usage, look for the X-Usage response header. Our X-Usage-Resets-At you can determine when the usage will be resetted. We will also send you an email warning you upon reaching 80% of your quota. The API will return an HTTP status code 402 when the quota has been reached.

💲 Pricing

Scans per monthPrice
First 1,000Free
1,000 - 20,00040€ per 1000 scans
20,000 - 50,00030€ per 1000 scans
50,000 - 100,00020€ per 1000 scans
More than 100,000Contact us

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If you come across any questions or encounter any issues, please do not hesitate to contact us. Our support team is always available and willing to assist you.