Release Notes

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

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September 18, 2019

Packaged goods and general vertical:

The following product categories have been updated or added for General Availability:

  • packagedgoods-v1 (updated)
  • general-v1 (added)

Batch deletion

Batch deletion is now offered for the following product types:

  • All products in a specific product set
  • All products not in any product set

See the "Deleting resources" topic for more information.

Model update: The Object Localizer model has been updated.

Responses to images:annotate requests now include an objectAnnotation field with a label for the object defined by the bounding box indicated. See the "Searching for products" topic for more information.

VPC Service Controls

Vision Product Search VPC Service Controls provide additional security for your pipeline's resources and services. To learn more about VPC Service Controls, see the VPC Service Controls overview.

To learn about the limitations of using Vision Product Search with VPC Service Controls, see the supported products and limitations.

June 07, 2019

Packaged goods vertical: Adds support for a packagedgoods-v1 product category in addition to other supported product categories.

The following product categories have been updated:

  • homegoods-v2
  • apparel-v2
  • toys-v2

The corresponding legacy categories (homegoods, apparel, and toys) are still supported, but the updated categories should be used for new products.

December 10, 2018

Cloud Vision API Product Search General Availability (GA) Release

Toys vertical: Adds support for a toys product category in addition to other supported product categories.

Multi-detection: Detects multiple products in an image, and then provides similar products to each product found.

July 24, 2018

Beta Release of Vision Product Search

The Beta version of Vision Product Search is now available.