Release Notes

This page documents production updates to Cloud Vision API. We recommend that Cloud Vision API developers periodically check this list for any new announcements.

June 21, 2017

Text detection model update

The text detection model has been updated to improve quality. There is no change in response structure.

Label detection model update

The label detection model has been updated to improve quality. Label detection, which names objects inside an image, now recognizes more than 10,000 entities.

May 18, 2017

Cloud Vision API General Availability (GA) Release

Crop hints: Find the optimal crop for your images. Code samples.

Web entities and similar pages: Return image-related information, including web entities, matching pages, and fully- and partially matching image URLs. Code samples and tutorial.

Document text detection: Return full text annotations for dense OCR text. How-to, code samples, and tutorial.

HTTP/HTTPS image URIs: Process images from publicly-accessible HTTP and HTTPS URLs. See Providing the image for details.

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