This article demonstrates the classification of a publicly available image using IBM Watson Visual Recognition.
What you'll need:
Skill level: Easy
Time required: 3 minutes
- Scheduler by Quickwork as a trigger--for triggering the journey
- IBM Watson Visual Recognition: Action
Configuring the trigger
- Under the Trigger section, choose the Scheduler by Quickwork app from the drop-down menu in the Apps field present right below the New Trigger button.
- Select the trigger event, New scheduled event, from the drop-down menu in the Triggers field.
- Set the Interval as per your choice based on how often you want the journey to be executed.
- Set the date and time of your choice in the Start At field and keep the Custom Payload field empty:
Configuring IBM Watson Visual Recognition action
- Under the Steps section, click on the Simple Action button and then choose the IBM Watson Visual Recognition app from the drop-down menu in the Apps field.
- Select the Classify image action from the drop-down menu in the Actions field.
- Click the Link an account button to establish a new connection with IBM Watson Visual Recognition service. You can also connect an existing account if you have one.
- The Image URL input field will open. Here, specify the publicly available image URL that you want to classify with each aspect. The size of the image should not be more than 10 MB.
Executing the journey
Save the changes done and click the Start Journey button. You'll be taken to the History tab automatically. Click on the record that just got created. In the Steps section, click on the IBM Watson Visual Recognition action bar to expand and check the Output block to see the output:
You'll see a list of components and classes in which the image has been classified. After analyzing more precisely, it also returns with a dominant class of the image URL specified. The specified example image URL contained happy and cheerful people in some kind of a social gathering with a red filtration effect, and so is the result.