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Google's new foray into image search

Google is developing visual crawling software that can be used for facial recognition and scene analysis. In addition images can be matched with display ads and utilise geotagging information for various applications.

R.J. Pittman, Google's director of product management for Consumer Search Properties, shared some details of future versions of image search. In the interview with Beet.tv's Andy Plesser, Pittman said that Google is developing visual crawling software that can be used for facial recognition and scene analysis. In addition images can be matched with display ads and utilise geotagging information for various applications.



— Posted By Dan Farber

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