– You can use the Watson Visual Recognition API service in your apps to understand the contents of images.
– You can even train Watson to recognize specialized image content that relates to a particular industry.
– Watson offers videos, tutorials, demos, technical documentation and guides to help you get started.
You can use the IBM Watson Visual Recognition API service in your apps to understand the contents of images, such as faces. You can even train Watson to recognize specialized image content that relates to a particular industry. Right now, Visual Recognition is helping geoinformatics company OmniEarth combat drought in California, social media analytics firm iTrend analyze unstructured social media data and fashion designer Jason Grech understand fashion trends.
At the Watson Visual Recognition home page, you can find out more about the API, try a demonstration, and go through links to helpful information. People learn in different ways, so here’s a list of resources you can use no matter what your preferred learning style may be.
1. Documentation for linguistic learners
The Watson APIs have extensive documentation to help you start using the Watson services and set up your environment on the IBM cloud platform. In the Visual Recognition section, you’ll find tutorials and extensive documentation:
Run through the demonstration of the BluePic application, which lets you share photos with other BluePic users. The app uses a Kitura-based server application written in Swift in a mobile iOS application.
Find answers to all your “Visual Recognition” questions
As you’re learning and experimenting with Visual Recognition, if you run into questions or have comments, you can share them in our developerWorks forums. For more answers, you can check out these developer communities as well:
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