Cloud Image Recognition API

Connect your app or website to our Image Recognition API
and let customers quickly buy any item in the catalog

Cloud Image Recognition API

The easiest way to put a scanner in your app for visual search –
and bridge the physical world with your online catalog

750+ million recognitions in apps around the world

Power your app or website with Catchoom engine’s 98% accuracy, robustness, and speed. Use it to enable visual search on real consumer packaged goods, or make catalogs and ads interactive.

Perfect for large image databases

The Image Recognition API connects any device or website with our servers and returns instant responses on any-sized database – even ones with millions of images.

Update content without re-submitting your app

You can update your collection of items at any time with our Content Management System. Changes are immediate in all apps connected to the Image Recognition API.

Subscription plans that grow with your business

Our plans are designed to fit your growing, changing image database size and traffic needs.


Fast, accurate and lightweight

Outstanding performance – even in non-optimal conditions

The Image Recognition API from Catchoom outperforms other IR technologies in the market in 20% of the cases – even in environments with low light, high reflection, difficult angles and long distances to objects.

Lightweight SDKs and libraries

Catchoom’s Image Recognition API is a RESTful API equipped with several client mobile SDKs available in several languages.

Fastest responses from anywhere in the world

Catchoom is a global platform with servers in the US and Europe. Requests made to the Image Recognition API are automatically directed to the server closest to your user. Read about it.

Built-in analytics on all interactions

You can track and optimize the performance of your content. View total number of scans or most-recognized images, and adapt your content to maximize results.


Available on multiple languages

Read the detailed Image Recognition API documentation if you want to connect your servers directly to our Content Management System. Use one of the following code implementations available on GitHub to speed up your integration.
For mobile or web SDKs that implement the API, check out the Cloud Image Recognition SDK product page.