TinEye Mobile

What could possibly have us more excited than the release of our image search engine TinEye 4 months ago? It’s our killer new TinEye Mobile application.

The idea is very simple: Using our TinEye Mobile application installed on your smartphone take a photograph of a product (a CD, DVD, book or game etc.) you would like more information about,  we’ll identify the item using our image recognition algorithms and then send you on to read reviews, sample music or do price comparisons.

Let’s take a real example: our first mobile release is TinEye Music. This is mobile searching for music on your iPhone. Take a photograph of an album cover and we will compare your image to over a million album covers we have indexed and send you to the iTunes page where you can preview or buy the songs from the album. TinEye Music will be released shorty – pending QA and App Store approval – but you get the idea! And all of this is done using our image recognition technology. No typing, no barcodes. Shoot and search.

I made a little video, very rough but that should give you an idea of what we are talking about!

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[…] in Toronto to check out a preview of their new iPhone app in development, TinEye Mobile. As Leila explains it so nicely over on the Idée blog, the whole idea is to take the power of their killer image search engine, TinEye, and make it […]

Adam Schwabe » TinEye Mobile Oct 01 08 at 10:18 am

[…] Boujnane, Idee’s CEO, has a video showing off TinEye Mobile and Mathew Ingram writes Idee does visual search, iPhone-style, as does Jevon MacDonald (StartUp […]

False Positives » Blog Archive » TinEye Mobile : iPhone visual search for stuff Oct 01 08 at 11:58 am

[…] Last night we hosted a little event here at the idéeplex to share the latest toy we are working on.  We were lucky to have a great group of folks from the Toronto tech community join us to ‘kick the tires’ of our soon-to-be-released beta app for iPhone. […]

The Idée Blog » Blog Archive » They came, they saw, they installed TinEye Music… Oct 02 08 at 7:08 pm

when will this be available for palm treo / centro phones?

Awesome Technologies ! ! ! :)

Rane Oct 09 08 at 10:56 pm

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