Cloud Vision API

Derive insight from images with our powerful Cloud Vision API

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Powerful Image Analysis

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. It quickly classifies images into thousands of categories (e.g., "sailboat", "lion", "Eiffel Tower"), detects individual objects and faces within images, and finds and reads printed words contained within images. You can build metadata on your image catalog, moderate offensive content, or enable new marketing scenarios through image sentiment analysis. Analyze images uploaded in the request or integrate with your image storage on Google Cloud Storage.

Powerful Image Analysis

Insight From Your Images

Easily detect broad sets of objects in your images, from flowers, animals, or transportation to thousands of other object categories commonly found within images. Vision API improves over time as new concepts are introduced and accuracy is improved.

Insight From Your Images

Detect Inappropriate Content

Powered by Google SafeSearch, easily moderate content from your crowd sourced images. Vision API enables you to detect different types of inappropriate content from adult to violent content.

Detect Inappropriate Content

Power of the Web

Vision API uses the power of Google Image Search to find topical entities like celebrities, logos, or news events. Combine this with Visually Similar Search to find similar images on the web.

Image Sentiment Analysis

Extract Text

Optical Character Recognition (OCR) enables you to detect text within your images, along with automatic language identification. Vision API supports a broad set of languages.

Extract Text

Cloud Vision API Features

Derive insight from images with our powerful Cloud Vision API

Label Detection
Detect broad sets of categories within an image, ranging from modes of transportation to animals.
Explicit Content Detection
Detect explicit content like adult content or violent content within an image.
Logo Detection
Detect popular product logos within an image.
Landmark Detection
Detect popular natural and man-made structures within an image.
Optical Character Recognition
Detect and extract text within an image, with support for a broad range of languages, along with support for automatic language identification.
Face Detection
Detect multiple faces within an image, along with the associated key facial attributes like emotional state or wearing headwear. Facial Recognition is not supported.
Image Attributes
Detect general attributes of the image, such as dominant colors and appropriate crop hints.
Web Detection
Search the Internet for similar images.
Integrated REST API
Access via REST API to request one or more annotation types per image. Images can be uploaded in the request or integrated with Google Cloud Storage.

“ Google Cloud Vision API enables Platinum IDS to identify and remove irrelevant content through millions of paper and digital documents and provides the foundation of our OCR cloud service, Cullable, which helps us bring better eDiscovery and litigation support to our customers. ”

— Sid Newby CTO, Platinum IDS.

CLOUD VISION API PRICING

Powerful Image Analysis

For more detailed pricing information, please view the pricing guide.

  Price per 1,000 units, by monthly usage
Feature 1 - 1,000 units/month 1001 - 5 Million units/month 5,000,001 - 20 Million units/month
Label Detection Free $1.50 $1.00
Text Detection Free $1.50 $0.60
Safe Search (explicit content) Detection Free Free with Label Detection, or

$1.50

Free with Label Detection, or

$0.60

Facial Detection Free $1.50 $0.60
Landmark Detection Free $1.50 $0.60
Logo Detection Free $1.50 $0.60
Image Properties Free $1.50 $0.60
Crop Hints Free Free with Image Properties, or

$1.50

Free with Image Properties, or

$0.60

Web Detection Free $3.50 Contact Google for more information
Document Text Detection Free $3.50 Contact Google for more information

Example: If you apply Face Detection and Label Detection to the same image, each feature will be billed individually. You would be billed for 1 unit of Label Detection and 1 unit of Face Detection, at the price dictated by your monthly unit volume.

Limits: If you anticipate needing more than 20 million units per month for your project, please visit the [Quotas](https://console.cloud.google.com/iam-admin/quotas) page of the Google Cloud Platform Console to request an increase.

If you pay in a currency other than USD, the prices listed in your currency on Cloud Platform SKUs apply.

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