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Preparing reference images for Image Recognition

In order to make your items (objects) recognizable you need to represent them using reference images. You can use one or several reference images to represent an item. Good reference images are crucial to boosting the image recognition performance and keeping your users...

Apr 30, 2018

Recognition of small objects with Catchoom's Craftar Image Recognition

We guarantee good results whenever the object to be recognized covers at least 20% of the scene. However, it is important to note that this refers to the part of the object that is visually characteristic for that object. For example, a typical bottled drink can be dis...

Apr 30, 2018

Preparing reference images for Image Recognition experiences for print and publishing

Print and Publishing are sectors where user engagement through Image Recognition has had a lot of acceptance. Print media pages are recognized best when they contain photos, graphics and large titles that make them visually characteristic. However, including a lot of s...

Apr 30, 2018

Preparing reference images for Image Recognition on drink bottles

Many eCommerce sites use Image Recognition to connect physical objects, such as Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), to their product page to deliver an online purchase. Drink bottles are recognized best when represented by reference images depicting their characteristic...

Apr 30, 2018

Preparing reference images for Image Recognition on logos

Logos on business cards, video footage, physical goods can have many different shapes and typically appear in many different ways for the same brand or product. In this cases, we can provide two general advices: Avoid very minimalistic logos whenever possible. The ...

Apr 30, 2018

Preparing reference images for Image Recognition for exhibitions

At exhibition events, engagement with attendees is possible through Image Recognition. For instance, our solution fits perfect into treasure hunt games for exhibition events. In 2013, we produced the ExpoQuest app at the Mobile Asia Expo 2013. This new concept of inter...

Aug 02, 2018

How to choose and optimize reference images for image recognition

A well-working Image Recognition experience starts with selecting the right targets – in Catchoom’s terminology, the right reference images – for your experiences. Here are some tips to help you prepare the right collection of images for our Image Recognition solutions....

Aug 07, 2018

Should You Rather Crop or Mask Reference Images for Image Recognition?

Why is it important for image recognition to eliminate unnecessary elements? Good reference images are crucial to boost your image recognition performance and keep your users happy. One of the most important things to do is making sure that your reference images don...

Jun 11, 2018

Preparing reference images for Augmented Reality in CraftAR

The view of an AR item in the CraftAR Service (see screenshot below) shows an Image Quality field with an orientative 5-stars rating indicating how well that specific image is going to work in normal conditions when used as a reference image for AR. Our Augmented Rea...

Jul 23, 2019

Preparing video content for the CraftAR Augmented Reality SDK

This article describes the best practices when adding video content to your Augmented Reality scenes in CraftAR. By taking into account some of the aspects described here you'll provide users with a better experience by reducing latency and considering hardware limitati...

Jul 23, 2019

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