AI in E-Commerce, Image Recognition

Impact Hub Meetup

At this meetup, we had intriguing discussions on various tech sectors, AIA gave a presentation on image recognition API’s for e-commerce. On the subject of image recognition for e-commerce API’s some key application areas listed were

  • Image search
  • Item classification

Image search is one the most exciting features to have on an e-commerce, the number of smartphone users is expected to grow to 3.5 billion users in 2020. Most smartphone have cameras in them, Image search presents an opportunity to take advantage of this larger user base to drive sales on their platforms. If you can't describe the item you're looking for, simply take a picture of it

E-commerce giants like eBay have taken advantage of this feature and deployed image search features on to their e-commerce platforms.

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