4 posts tagged with "google"

OCR API on Google Docs(not yet)

September 30, 2009websitegoogleapi

Google API blog announced today, new features for their Documents List – Data APIs (DLDA) – one of which is Optical Character Recognition(OCR). To put it simpy, sending an image(with readable text) to a DLDA application, when OCR is enabled into the request, will equip the API to read the image and generate a properly editable document.

Project 10^100: The Voting Begins

September 25, 2009websitegoogle

Project 10^100 is a Google Project that transcends the information superhighway. It’s aim, simply, is to help – to help people so they can help others. How ? They promised to give 10 million dollars to fund any project that can improve peoples lives. But as funding is finite, they need to find the best ideas.

Picasa 3.5 comes with Face Recognition

September 24, 2009googlewebsiteimages

Google released Picasa 3.5 yesterday, with some cool features. In keeping with Picasa Web Albums enhancements,  Developers have added face recognition and geo tags to their photo-organizer-slash-jack-of-all-trades software.

Google got reCAPTCHA

September 19, 2009googlesecurityfrontend

Google announced recently in its official blog, that it has acquired reCAPTCHA. CAPTCHA is a web technology made out of necessity. It primarily is used to prevent BOTS (or automated apps designed to do malicious tasks) by adding an extra step to site pages that require human interaction.

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