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Google Cloud Vision API

Understand the content of an image by encapsulating powerful machine learning models
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What is Google Cloud Vision API?

Google Cloud Vision API enables developers to understand the content of an image by encapsulating powerful machine learning models in an easy to use REST API.
Google Cloud Vision API is a tool in the Image Analysis API category of a tech stack.

Who uses Google Cloud Vision API?

46 companies reportedly use Google Cloud Vision API in their tech stacks, including Buzzvil, Evergreenteam stack, and SPARTED.

81 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Google Cloud Vision API.
Pros of Google Cloud Vision API
Image Recognition
Built by Google

Google Cloud Vision API's Features

  • Powerful Image Analysis
  • Insight From Your Images
  • Detect Inappropriate Content
  • Image Sentiment Analysis
  • Extract Text

Google Cloud Vision API Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Google Cloud Vision API?
Tesseract OCR
Tesseract was originally developed at Hewlett-Packard Laboratories Bristol and at Hewlett-Packard Co, Greeley Colorado between 1985 and 1994, with some more changes made in 1996 to port to Windows, and some C++izing in 1998. In 2005 Tesseract was open sourced by HP. Since 2006 it is developed by Google.
Amazon Rekognition
Amazon Rekognition is a service that makes it easy to add image analysis to your applications. With Rekognition, you can detect objects, scenes, and faces in images. You can also search and compare faces. Rekognition’s API enables you to quickly add sophisticated deep learning-based visual search and image classification to your applications.
This library supports over 60 languages, automatic text orientation and script detection, a simple interface for reading paragraph, word, and character bounding boxes. Tesseract.js can run either in a browser and on a server with NodeJS.
It is the official Portable Network Graphics (PNG) reference library. It is a platform-independent library that contains C functions for handling PNG images. It supports almost all of PNG's features, is extensible, and has been widely used and tested.
It is a barcode scanning library for Java, Android. Decode a 1D or 2D barcode from an image on the web.
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