The DOCOMO Image Recognition Android SDK enables develops to create Android applications that integrate image recognition functionalities. The Image Detection API scans an image to return relevant information found within. Returned information includes products and URLs found within the picture, referencing a database of over 5 million recognizable product labels.
Getty Images has made over 50 million images available to developers free of charge, enabling access via the Getty Images Embed API. Speaking at a conference workshop at APIcon today, key staff from the image content service also told participants that a simpler version of their API is in the works, using standard parameters to access image files, rather than the bloated custom header approach of the current API design.