The Rekognition API differentiates its feature set by processing images to recognize more than just the location of faces. Rekognition's technology will analyze a given photo and present a list of scenes, each with a probability rating. Faces are not simply identified, but are also classified for age and emotion.
HeyWatch recently launched its Robot API to make it easier for developers to integrate the company’s video encoding platform into third-party applications. HeyWatch, which is based in France, takes the work out of video conversion and encoding.