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Google Goggles Gives Android Users Bragging Rights

Dec 10, 2009, 15:32 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ron Miller)

[ Thanks to Ron Miller for this link. ]

"Google admits that it's very early, but this is extremely intriguing technology and it has the potential to take visual search to a whole new level by combining it with virtual reality to give you results when you have no information whatsoever.

"Multimedia Search is A Different Animal

"Multimedia search has always presented a unique challenge to search engines. It's one thing to locate text because the text itself is always going to provide a reasonable context to find the item you are looking for, but pictures, video and sound tracks generally lack textual clues beyond metadata such as a title, date, equipment used and so forth. While this is helpful it doesn't let you start with an item you know nothing about and get you to an accurate search result. That's where Google Goggles is so different."

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