- America’s digital goddess reviews TinEye
- Smashing Apps
- TinEye is badass!
Well, that’s what they tell me. I love getting links to TinEye stories. This little reverse search engine is turning out to be quite useful. These little kudos, comments and links make me smile daily.
I guess I am easily pleased! :)
- TinEye makes PopWatch/Entertainment Weekly
TinEye makes website of the day over at PopWatch. Well thank you Entertainment Weekly! That’s awesome.
- TinEye in Israel
Is it 2009 already? How did that happen?
Happy to welcome you new year – but hey slow down a little, we need a bit of time to appreciate these first frigid months in Toronto. Don’t know about you folks but we are experiencing some crazy cold weather. Ah but we love it! We are Canadian after all and cold winters don’t scare us. Although when I see TinEye reviews in far far away countries I start to wonder about this whole Canadian winter thing! Anyway, TinEye is still traveling the world: yesterday in Israel he made the pages of Nana, Israel’s technology pages – and what a great little article.
You will have to find a friend who speaks Hebrew or try your luck with this Google translation– watch out for the gibberish factor! But thank you Nana for taking TinEye for a spin. It seems there is now an Everywhere Girl in Israel! Our North American Everywhere Girl almost took out the Idée blog last week when our blog post was featured on Reddit which resulted in humongous traffic (nothing like 40,000 people reading the blog post to make your day!). I have a whole series of new matches for the Everywhere Girl so stay posted for a new update.
- Vive la différence!
I never thought that I would see TinEye and Jacques Derrida mentioned in the same sentence. This is awesome! I still remember late night conversations about Derrida’s work… his books are still on my bookshelves but I have to admit that I have not pulled them out in years! Nonetheless Alejandro in Amsterdam has a little write up about TinEye and how TinEye is really an image search engine to spot the differences in images or photographs. Correct! TinEye spots the difference.
I need to bring up a couple of corrections to Alejandro’s post: TinEye has now indexed 901 million images and not 487 million images it also does not directly compete with text search engines such as Google, AltaVista or Yahoo. It is in a category of its own: the image search category using image identification (or recognition) technologies. Of course you can use Google, Yahoo or any other search engine to search for images but what TinEye really answers are two simple questions: where has an image appeared and how has it been used; and it does that using image recognition. TinEye does not replace keyword searching, it actually enhances it and is an additional search method that can yield better results than text searching because TinEye can index an image even when there are no keywords associated with the image or no keywords in the proximity of the image.
So back to work, because TinEye is not going to get better by itself!
- ars technica reviews TinEye
Jacqui Cheng from ars technica took TinEye for a spin and shared her thoughts on our image search engine, saying:
Our opinion of the site transformed from skeptical to impressed as we used it more and more. It’s obviously not meant for casual web browsing or finding out what that crazy animal you saw on the side of the road is. However, if you are trying to keep track of how your creations are used across the web, or you saw an image and want to find out where it came from, TinEye is incredibly useful.
And we are still in beta, building our index and working on some amazing new features that will make your TinEye search experience even better.
Read the rest of the ars technica review >>
- TinEye: a photographer’s best friend
In Visual search engine is photographer’s best friend PC Pro’s Stuart Turton takes a peek at TinEye and some applications of our image identification technology.
Turton also notes:
TinEye could provide an entirely new way for image companies and amateur photographers to track how and where their images are being used, without the need for digital watermarks.
Yes, TinEye can. TinEye answers two simple questions for anyone: “where is an image appearing” and “how is it being used?”. If you are wondering “where” and “how” then TinEye is for you. And we have some great plans for our users.
- TinEye: Image Search Top Dog!
John Conroy’s 75 Bleeding-Edge Search Engines To Beat Google puts TinEye in the “Top Dog” slot for Image and Photo Search Engines, saying “this thing is gonna be big, boys and girls.”