Showing posts from February 26, 2016

Google Cloud Vision API in Beta to understand the contents of those images

Stakes related to images in our ever-connected are huge; so that, it is indispensable for service providers to understand the contents of those images. The beta release of Google Cloud Vision API, means that anyone can submit their images to the Cloud Vision API to understand the contents of those images:  from detecting everyday objects to reading text within the image or identifying product logos.

You can now access the API with location of images stored in Google Cloud Storage, along with existing support of embedding an image as part of the API request.

Cloud Vision API supports a broad set of scenarios: Insights from your images; Inappropriate content detection; Image sentiment analysis and Text extraction where the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) can enable you to detect text within your images, along with automatic language identification across a broad set of languages.

Live Finger Detection technology, heart rate sensor and mote to boost mobile security

The mobile in our ever-connected world is shaping our daily routine with set of services, innovation and applications that help improve our living and working conditions. This momentum deserves security solutions that can bring peace in minds. At Goodix, three new technologies including Live Finger Detection™, Newton Touch™ panel, and a heart rate sensor, which can enable smart earphone with heart rate detection capability, aim to bring peace in minds.
Live Finger Detection™ can detect the user’s pulse to enhance security and reject counterfeit or cloned fingerprints. This technology integrates a capacitive fingerprint sensor and an optical heart rate sensor into one silicon sensor design, which can authenticate users with fingerprint as well as finger skin color and heart rate signals. 
Newton Touch™ is can support a variety of displays, such as AMOLED, In-cell and GFF. The integrated heart rate sensor, which enables a smart earphone with heart rate measurement capability, can measure…