All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘image recognition’
Pinterest announced today that it has acquired VisualGraph, an image recognition and visual search technology startup. “VisualGraph’s two employees — founder Kevin Jing and colleague David Liu — will be joining the Pinterest engineering team today,” a spokesperson for Pinterest tells WebProNews. “Kevin started working at Google in 2004 and helped build some of Google’s first machine vision applications. David …
Today at the Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) conference in Miami, Google released a new research paper that looks at building a web-scale landmark-recognition engine. This could lay the groundwork for some interesting advancements in image search.
"To be clear up front, this is a research paper, not a new Google product, but we still think it’s cool," says Jay Yagnik, Head of Computer Vision Research.