Lambda Labs Is Launching A Facial Recognition API For Google Glass
Lambda Labs, an early stage startup out of San Francisco, is preparing to release a facial recognition API for developers working on Google Glass apps. The API will be available to interested developers within a week, company co-founder Stephen Balaban says. The move comes on the heels of a Congressional inquiry into Google’s new wearable technology, still very much in the prototype phase. Lambda Labs’ facial recognition API, launched into beta last year, is already used by 1,000 developers, including several major international firms. It now sees over 5 million API calls per month, and is growing at 15 percent month-over-month. Balaban also says that the company has been cash flow positive since November. Now that same API has been tailored specifically for Google Glass Apps to enable both facial and object recognition. Applied to Glass, the technology will enable apps such as “remember this face,” “find your friends in a crowd,” ”networking event interest matching,” ...
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