• Bing Can Now Search The Internet Using Your Handset's Camera

    3 monthes ago - By Ubergizmo

    Microsoft today announced that it's adding new Visual Search capabilities to its Bing search engine which build upon the visual technology that's already present in the search engine. The new capabilities will enable users to search the web using their device's camera. They will be able to search, shop, and learn more by searching through the photos that they take.
    Users just have to tap on the camera button to get started. They then have to take a photo using the Bing apps or upload the picture from their gallery. Bing will identify the object in the picture and provide more information...
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  • Microsoft brings Visual Search to smartphones - and it's a mixed bag

    Microsoft brings Visual Search to smartphones - and it's a mixed bag

    3 monthes ago - By VentureBeat

    A keyboard isn't necessarily the fastest way to find cat pictures - or furniture, for that matter. Today, Microsoft's Bing launched a mobile version of its Visual Search tool that pulls up relevant pictures, product listings, and text snippets through photos your phone captures. The new and improved Visual Search, which is built i...
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  • Microsoft launches new Bing visual search features on Android and iOS

    Microsoft launches new Bing visual search features on Android and iOS

    3 monthes ago - By iMore

    Search what you see.
    Searching the internet if largely a text-heavy experience, but Bing is looking to make things a little more visual. Microsoft announced today the rollout of new intelligent visual search capabilities across Bing, Microsoft Launcher, and Microsoft Edge , each of which will now support easily tracking things down with a snap from your phone's camera.
    Using visual search is a fairly simple process. Within any of the apps in which it's available, you can either snap a photo or upload one from your camera roll. From there, you can hone in on an object in the picture on...
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