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  • Image Recognition Startup SnapTell Acquired by Amazon Subsidiary A9.com

    Image Recognition Startup SnapTell Acquired by Amazon Subsidiary A9.com

    SnapTell, a startup that primarily focuses on image-recognition based mobile marketing, has been acquired by A9.com, Amazon’s search engine technology arm. SnapTell did not disclose the terms of the acquisition. SnapTell’s visual product search technology lets users take a photo of the cover of any CD, DVD, book, or video game, and the technology will automatically identify… Read More

  • SnapTell: One Of The Coolest iPhone Apps Gets Even Better

    SnapTell: One Of The Coolest iPhone Apps Gets Even Better

    SnapTell, the awesome iPhone app that lets you take a photo of nearly any CD, DVD, book, or video game to get instant product reviews, has just released an upgrade that introduces a number of useful new features. Most significant is the addition of local and online price comparisons through TheFind, which allows you to get a quick look at what the item you’ve photographed is going for… Read More

  • SnapTell: Instant Product Lookup From The iPhone.  You Want This.

    SnapTell: Instant Product Lookup From The iPhone. You Want This.

    If you have an iPhone, you’ll probably want to check out SnapTell Explorer, a free application now available on the App Store. The premise is simple: take a photo of the cover of any CD, DVD, book, or video game, and the application will automatically identify the product and find ratings and pricing information online. I was skeptical when I first saw the app – the iPhone has… Read More