A CAPTCHA is a type of challenge response test used to determine the user is a human or not.
CAPTCHA is an acronym for “Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart”
These boxes are used mainly while doing sign-ups, while downloading files etc. These CAPTCHA boxes are used to prevent websites from bot scripts,hackers .When CAPTCHA boxes are used , automation by an external software cannot be done on the webpage.Hence the website can be prevented from bot scripts and hackers.
|reCAPTCHA is a Google Product that implements CAPTCHA|
Google announces a simple solution to these difficult old CAPTCHA boxes , where phrases are given in twisted letters are needed to be entered in text boxes allotted. The simple solution announced by Google is below.Do give a try.
The new Google CAPTCHA provides a simple check box , where the check box I’m not a robot needs to be checked in order to complete the process.
In other words , it is a No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA
reCAPTCHA Featured Video
If this reCAPTCHA is used several times by a same user , a small pop up comes out which asks the older CAPTCHA as below.
Facts that you’ve never heard about reCAPTCHA
- Hundreds of Millions of CAPTCHAs are solved everyday through reCAPTCHA
- reCAPTCHA digitizes books by turning words into CAPTCHAs for people to solve.Word by word by a book is digitized and preserved online for people to read. (Google Books)
- Texts found through Street View Imagery are verified by people by solving CAPTCHAs which improves Google Maps & Google Earth
- High quality human labelled images are compiled into datasets that can be used to train Machine Learning Systems that help to build the next generation of ground breaking Artificial Intelligence Solutions.