Compare Google Cloud Vision API vs IBM Watson Visual Recognition

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comparison of Google Cloud Vision API vs. IBM Watson Visual Recognition
based on data from user reviews. Google Cloud Vision API rates 4.1/5 stars with 17 reviews. IBM Watson Visual Recognition rates 4.3/5 stars with 15 reviews. Each product's score is calculated by real-time data from verified user reviews.

Pricing

 
Free Trial Unavailable
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Google Cloud Vision API
Free Trial Unavailable
IBM Watson Visual Recognition
Free Trial Unavailable

Ratings

Meets Requirements
Meets Requirements
8.5
8.7
Ease of Use
Ease of Use
9.0
8.0
Ease of Setup
Ease of Setup
8.3
7.8
Ease of Admin
Ease of Admin
7.7
8.3
Quality of Support
Quality of Support
9.0
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Ease of Doing Business With
8.8
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Product Direction (% positive)
6.1
8.7
Meets Requirements
Google Cloud Vision API
8.5
IBM Watson Visual Recognition
8.7
Ease of Use
Google Cloud Vision API
9.0
IBM Watson Visual Recognition
8.0
Ease of Setup
Google Cloud Vision API
8.3
IBM Watson Visual Recognition
7.8
Ease of Admin
Google Cloud Vision API
7.7
IBM Watson Visual Recognition
8.3
Quality of Support
Google Cloud Vision API
9.0
IBM Watson Visual Recognition
8.5
Ease of Doing Business With
Google Cloud Vision API
8.8
IBM Watson Visual Recognition
8.7
Product Direction (% positive)
Google Cloud Vision API
6.1
IBM Watson Visual Recognition
8.7

Reviewers' Company Size

Small-Business (50 or fewer emp.)
Small-Business
(50 or fewer emp.)
64.7%
26.7%
Mid-Market (51-1000 emp.)
Mid-Market
(51-1000 emp.)
17.6%
26.7%
Enterprise (> 1000 emp.)
Enterprise
(> 1000 emp.)
17.6%
46.7%
Google Cloud Vision API
Small-Business
64.7%
Mid-Market
17.6%
Enterprise
17.6%
IBM Watson Visual Recognition
Small-Business
26.7%
Mid-Market
26.7%
Enterprise
46.7%

Reviewers' Industry

 
Computer Software
29.4%
Computer Software
33.3%
 
Information Technology and Services
17.6%
Information Technology and Services
13.3%
 
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
11.8%
Utilities
6.7%
 
Writing and Editing
5.9%
Telecommunications
6.7%
 
Religious Institutions
5.9%
Public Relations and Communications
6.7%
 
Other
29.4%
Other
33.3%
Google Cloud Vision API
Computer Software
29.4%
Information Technology and Services
17.6%
Transportation/Trucking/Railroad
11.8%
Writing and Editing
5.9%
Religious Institutions
5.9%
Other
29.4%
IBM Watson Visual Recognition
Computer Software
33.3%
Information Technology and Services
13.3%
Utilities
6.7%
Telecommunications
6.7%
Public Relations and Communications
6.7%
Other
33.3%

Reviews

Most Helpful Favorable Review
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

Loved the API ease of use for CV and image processing

Rahul J.
G2 User in Information Technology and Services

Navigation is simple. UI is best. Branding is good

Most Helpful Critical Review
Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Motion Pictures and Film

Too many graphs, not enough data points.

G2 User in Information Technology and Services

It is not that easy to implement, it seems to be still early release technology. There is still more thinks can be improved as the setup and the debugging information as well as documentation, this should be available in more languages. it also require to...

 
Google Cloud Vision API
Most Helpful Favorable Review
G2 User

Loved the API ease of use for CV and image processing

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Motion Pictures and Film

Too many graphs, not enough data points.

IBM Watson Visual Recognition
Most Helpful Favorable Review
Rahul J.
G2 User in Information Technology and Services

Navigation is simple. UI is best. Branding is good

Most Helpful Critical Review
G2 User in Information Technology and Services

It is not that easy to implement, it seems to be still early release technology. There is still more thinks can be improved as the setup and the debugging information as well as documentation, this should be available in more languages. it also require to...

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