The Google Cloud Vision API enables developers to understand the content of an image by encapsulating powerful machine learning models in an easy to use API. It quickly classifies images into thousands of categories (e.g., "sailboat", "lion", "Eiffel Tower"), detects individual objects and faces within images, and finds and reads printed words contained within images. You can build metadata on your image catalog, moderate offensive content, or enable new marketing scenarios through image sentiment analysis. Analyze images uploaded in the request or integrate with your image storage on Google Cloud Storage.
Cloud Vision API Features
Optical Character Recognition, or OCR, provides a way to read letters and numbers off of images, handwritten notes, invoices and receipts, videos, or any other visual media and convert it to machine readable text. Here are the ten most popular APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory for OCR services.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Shipping and Mapping. Highlights include the Lengoo API which allows applications to be integrated with human translation services, and gRPC versions of Google Cloud Vision and Video Intelligence APIs.
NLP Cloud API enables developers interact with NLP models they create or are pre-made. These include modles for Named Entity Recognition, Classification, Summarization, Question answering, Sentiment...