Questions relating to Bing vision, an image recognition service offered by Microsoft.

Bing vision is an image recognition service by Microsoft which can detect Bar codes, product information from UPC codes, QR Codes and Microsoft Tag, as well as cover art for books, CDs, DVDs and video games.

It was first introduced in Windows Phone 7.5 update as a part of Bing search app. With the launch of Cortana in Windows phone 8.1 Bing vision was launched as a Camera lens.

References :

  1. Bing on Mango / WP7.5
  2. Bing on WP8
  3. Bing vision on WP8.1
  4. Bing vision - Wikipedia