Many of our loyal readers know that ScanMyPhotos was among the very first to rave and follow Google Photos. Ever since its May 29, 2015 launch, we immediately began urging every ScanMyPhotos customer who had us digitize their pictures to upload all to the new photo-sharing and storage platform. And, that’s a big number, as we’ve digitized 1/2 billion pictures.
According to Wikipedia, Google Photos gives users free, unlimited storage for photos up to 16 megapixels and videos up to 1080p resolution. The service automatically analyzes photos, identifying various visual features and subjects. Google Photos has way over 500 million users, who upload over 1.2 billion photos every day.
From YouTube, Google Photos was designed to make it easier for people to organize a lifetime of memories. The recently announced API now lets you harness the best of Google Photos in your own product. In this session, you’ll see how you can create experiences that eliminate the friction associated with finding, transferring, and sharing photos.
At the Google Developers Conference (I/O 2018), new features were announced by the Google Photos team. This presentation below details to bring the best of Google Photos to your app (Google I/O ’18)