Detect objects automatically
Gain intelligence at the edge
Use AutoML Vision Edge to build and deploy fast, high-accuracy models to classify images or detect objects at the edge, and trigger real-time actions based on local data. Learn more.
Reduce purchase friction
With Vision API’s vision product search, retailers can create an engaging mobile experience that enables customers to upload a photo of an item and immediately see a list of similar items for purchase.
Try the API
Automate the training of your own custom machine learning models. Simply upload images and train custom image models with AutoML Vision’s easy-to-use graphical interface; optimize your models for accuracy, latency, and size; and export them to your application in the cloud or to an array of devices at the edge.
Vision API offers powerful pre-trained machine learning models through REST and RPC APIs. Assign labels to images and quickly classify them into millions of predefined categories. Detect objects and faces, read printed and handwritten text, and build valuable metadata into your image catalog.
Vision API and AutoML Vision customers
Learn how The New York Times uses Google Cloud and Vision API to uncover stories in millions of photos.
See how Box brings image recognition and OCR to cloud content management with Vision API.
Learn how Chevron uses AutoML Vision to find information that is challenging to get when you need it.
Discover how Texas A&M University researchers use AutoML Vision to assess and track environmental change.
Learn how ZSL helps endangered species by identifying them with vast camera trap datasets using AutoML.
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Find resources and documentation for Vision AI
AutoML Vision documentation
Train machine learning models to classify your images according to your own defined labels.
Vision API documentation
Integrate vision detection features within applications, including image labeling, face detection, optical character recognition, and tagging of explicit content.
Vision Product Search documentation
Discover how to use Vision API Product Search with documentation including guides, references, resources, and videos.
Cloud Vision API from a Kubernetes cluster
Discover how to use Cloud Vision API with a Qwiklabs lab that will teach you how to classify images of clouds in the cloud with AutoML Vision.
Machine learning APIs
Improve and demonstrate your knowledge of machine learning APIs with a hands-on challenge lab in this Qwiklabs Quest.
APIs Explorer: Qwik Start
Get practical experience with APIs Explorer, including creating a Cloud Storage bucket, uploading an image to Cloud Storage, and making a request to the Vision API.
Extract and translate text from images with Cloud ML APIs
Explore machine learning by using multiple APIs together, including Vision, Translation, and Natural Language to extract, translate, and analyze text from images.
Detect labels in an image (Python)
Learn how to: enable the Vision API, clone a sample app, set up authentication, and use sample app to request the Vision API return labels describing a sample image.
Find products of interest within images and visually search product catalogs using Vision API.
Access information efficiently by using the Vision and Natural Language APIs to classify, extract, and enrich documents. For more information, see Document AI.
Use Vision API and AutoML Vision to make images searchable across broad topics and scenes, including custom categories.