The DataArt Orange initiative spent lots of development efforts for its food recognition R&D project. And finally it feels that the market is ready for the technology.
Last week Google announced at the Rework Deep Learning Summit
an artificial intelligence project to calculate the calories in pictures of food you have taken.
According to The Guardian
, “the prospective tool called Im2Calories, aims to identify food snapped and work out the calorie content”.
There is not much information about the project and what algorithms are available at the moment, but what is available indicates that Im2Calories will utilize a similar approach used by DataArt’s Computer Vision Competence Centre researchers in their Eat’n’Click