Kevin Gong

February 26, 2018

Watson Visual Recognition – Changes to Face Model

Watson Visual Recognition's new Face Model is now available in public beta. The Celebrity Model is being retired April 2, 2018. Read more.

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August 8, 2017

Visual Recognition API – Similarity Search Update

The beta period for Visual Recognition's Similarity Search feature will soon be closing. Learn more.

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July 5, 2017

Watson Visual Recognition Sees Further Enhancements for General Tagging Feature

Under-the-hood improvements to the general tagging feature of Visual Recognition have expanded its ability to accurately recognize the overall scene of an image. Read more.

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May 18, 2017

Watson Learns to “See” Food: Introducing the Watson Visual Recognition food model

Introducing the IBM Watson Visual Recognition food model which provides enhanced specificity and accuracy for food items based on over 2,000 food-specific tags.

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April 6, 2017

New Watson Visual Recognition Tool

Watson Visual Recognition introduces a new tool that allows users to create and manage their custom classifiers through a web app. Read more

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December 15, 2016

General Tagging Update for Visual Recognition

Today, we’re introducing an update to our algorithms that significantly enhances the performance of our Visual Recognition general tagging feature. Users will not only see over three times more tags returned for each image on average, but also greater specificity in those tags due to a 150% increase in the active vocabulary of the system.

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December 6, 2016

New lower price for Watson Visual Recognition

The IBM Bluemix team is pleased to announce changes to the pricing of the Watson Visual Recognition service.

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October 24, 2016

Best practices for custom classifiers in Watson Visual Recognition

The Custom Classifiers feature of the Watson Visual Recognition API enables users to adapt Watson to any custom visual content. Explore examples and best practices to help you make the most out of your Custom Classifiers.

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October 6, 2016

Similarity Search Comes to Watson Visual Recognition

Similarity Search BETA comes to Watson Visual Recognition, allowing users to find images similar to a queried image.

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