Top Image Search and Image Recognition APIs

Collection of Image Recognition, Image Search, and other Image APIs.

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Image Recognition APIs

About Image Recognition APIs

Image recognition APIs are computer vision (CV) products. They are available on a cloud-based platform called machine learning as a service (MLaaS).

What is image recognition?

Image recognition is the process of identifying objects and putting them into preset classes. The API is trained to answer the question, “What is this image?” The API determines what it is and then draws a box around that image.

How does image recognition work?

Supervised learning, also called classified learning, and unsupervised learning are the two methods of detecting images. Machine learning algorithms look at similar features to make estimates of the image. An image is categorized by the software after it compares it to the ones that were previously detected in the same category. That is supervised learning.

Unsupervised learning searches for features in images that were not previously found. This is how an image recognition API can determine if an object in an image should be in a new category.

Search image APIs will typically contain to some degree both supervised and unsupervised machine learning methodologies to identify objects.

Who is APIs that recognize images for exactly?

New and experienced developers, API users, and businesses benefit from using image search APIs.

Why is image recognition important?

For developers and API users, hosted services give them the advantage of using the best of technology in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML). They won’t have to build an image search API from scratch when it is a pre-trained model.

Businesses benefit as well from image search APIs. They can organize their online catalog with more accurate product tagging. When customers find what they need faster, it enhances the customer’s experience. An image search API can also save time in order processing because customer support will not often be required to fix errors based on incorrect image tagging.

What can you expect from an image recognition API?

Since image recognition API requires minimal coding, users can expect a more efficient way to build robust software applications that feature product catalogs.

Businesses may enjoy a higher rate of customer satisfaction when products are tagged properly.

Are there examples of the best free search image APIs?

RapidAPI Marketplace showcases several freemium image recognition APIs from top-quality vendors. The Face Detection API identifies human faces in images. Another freemium API is Microsoft Computer Vision.

Basic plans for most APIs require no monthly fee, however, they charge a small usage fee of less than a penny per image so that users pay based on their specific needs.

Best Image APIs

  1. Imgur
  2. Deep Face Detect
  3. Face Detection and Facial Features
  4. Imagga
  5. Wikimedia Image Search

Image API SDKs

All image APIs are supported and made available in multiple developer programming languages and SDKs including:

  1. Node.js
  2. PHP
  3. Python
  4. Ruby
  5. Objective-C
  6. Java (Android)
  7. C# (.NET)
  8. cURL

Just select your preference from any API endpoints page.

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