HUAWEI HiAI is an open artificial intelligence (AI) capability platform for smart devices, which adopts a "chip-device-cloud" architecture, opening up chip, app, and service capabilities for a fully intelligent ecosystem. This assists developers in delivering an optimal smart app experience for users, by fully leveraging Huawei's powerful AI processing capabilities.

In order to open up app capabilities, HUAWEI HiAI Engine provides a wide range of AI capabilities that can be integrated into apps. Image Category Label, one such AI capability, empowers apps to:

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What You Will Create

In this codelab, you can use this AI capability to create an Android app that automatic photo classification.
For example:

What You Will Learn

What You Will Need

Hardware Requirements

Software Requirements

Step 1: Install

Click the File -> "Settings" -> "Plugins" -> "Marketplace"

Enter " HMS Toolkit " to search for the plugin and install it.

Step 2: Restart Android Studio

Click "Restart"

Step 1: Import the project from official site.

Download via the link below:


Step 2: Open up the ImageCategoryLabelActivityin the project

Step 1: Open the Coding Assistant

Click "HMS" "Coding Assistant",and login to Huawei account

Step 2: Select "AI" "HUAWEI HiAI Engine"

Step 3: Click Image Category Label to enter the detail page

Step 4: Drag the code to the project

Drag the code block 1.Initialization to the project initHiAI(){ } method

Drag code block 2.API call to the project setHiAi (){ } method

After the project sync, select your device as deployment target, and click the "Run" icon to install and start sample application. You may start to experience and test now. See as follows:

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