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Google Unveils Cloud Vision API

On Wednesday, Google rolled out a beta version of its Cloud Vision API, a new image processing tool that runs on its cloud development platform. With the API, developers can create apps that understand the content of images. It includes a feature called Entity Detection that identifies the most dominant item in an image and a feature called Landmark Detection, which can identify well-known natural and man-made structures. It also has a Safe Search Detection feature that can block inappropriate images.

For now, developers interested in using the tool can only gain access by filling out a form to request permission from Google.

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