Google image search

  • New Google Image Search Is Faster, Gets Rid Of Obnoxious Landing Page For Metadata

    New Google Image Search Is Faster, Gets Rid Of Obnoxious Landing Page For Metadata

    Google announced that it has revamped its image search to be faster and more effective. The changes, which will be rolled out over the next few days, include image results displayed in an inline panel, allowing users to flip through a set of images by using their keyboard and view metadata without being redirected to a separate landing page. Read More

  • Denmark’s Iconfinder Snaps Up $1.5M To Take On Google And Shutterstock, Uses SV’s AngelList To Find A Danish Backer

    Denmark’s Iconfinder Snaps Up $1.5M To Take On Google And Shutterstock, Uses SV’s AngelList To Find A Danish Backer

    AngelList has established itself as a go-to place for early-stage startups to connect with potential investors, and a recent deal underscores how its effect is not only limited to its home base of Silicon Valley. Iconfinder, a Copenhagen-based online marketplace that has been riding the mobile wave with a portal for icons to use iOS and Android apps (among other places), has recently raised… Read More

  • Google Adds More Options To Image Search

    Google Adds More Options To Image Search

    Image search is an area of intense competition between Google, Yahoo, and now Bing. Today, Google Images added some search options to make it easier to filter a search by color, type (face, photo, clip art, line drawing), and file size. Most of these filters were available before in advanced search, but now they are available in the left-hand column. (A similar option column was introduced… Read More

  • Google Finally Adds Creative Commons To Image Search

    Google Finally Adds Creative Commons To Image Search

    As a blogger, I search Flickr and other photo sites for Creative Commons commercial licensed content on a daily basis. I like Google’s image search feature but the ability to search for Creative Commons and other licensed content was a missing. Today, Google is launching the ability to create and advanced search for images that you can use for free and that have been tagged with… Read More

  • Google Researchers Teach Computers Out How To Recognize Images Of Famous Landmarks

    Google Researchers Teach Computers Out How To Recognize Images Of Famous Landmarks

    Image recognition is still one of those things that humans find easy to do but computers keep stumbling over. Some Google researchers published a paper describing progress they are making in teaching computers how to identify famous landmarks, which may eventually be applied more broadly to image search in general. In a blog post, Jay Yagnik, the head of Cmputer Vision Research at Google… Read More