Art4Europe is an art recognition app that identifies paintings based on photos taken with a smartphone camera. The application was developed during Hack4Europe, an international developers' competition hosted by the European Foundation in association with European Commission. Art4Europe won the category of “software with the highest commercial potential”.
How it works?
Art4Europe accesses the European Foundation database of works of art containing approximately 19 million records, the most of which are the paintings. It allows users to snap a photo of the artwork, and provides them with extra information and additional resources. The information can be translated into a specified language and then read by a voice generator.