Key benefits: - Connect your app to just one photo source account instead of many various photo sources; - Includes the most popular social media and cloud storage sources such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Google Photos, Amazon CloudDrive, Microsoft OneDrive… - No need to maintain API connectivity with ever changing sources; - All photos are streamed from original sources, not copied; - Compatibility with an ever growing number of mobile apps and web services; - Easy and fast plug-and-play implementation to immediately give your users a rich photo access experience right within your app or web service leading to increased user engagement; - Reduced user churn and application drop off. Users don’t leave your app to get their pictures from Instagram or Flickr anymore; - Totally free to you and your users!
Late last year, Google announced a limited preview of its Cloud Vision API beta. After massive participation in the preview, Google has opened its image analysis API beta to the broader developer community. Apps submit images to the platform where a wide array of image attributes are detected.
Recognizing that the ultimate success of the IBM Watson cognitive computing platform is directly tied to the amount of developer support it attracts, IBM has launched a contest in which it will work with the winner to bring to market mobile consumer and business apps powered by Watson.