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I watched your future video of glass. Our message back to you – we’re ready for this. These technological + glass innovations were truly mindblowing. It was like watching Steve Jobs talk about all the things that Apple is doing 10 years from now. For all your bloggers out there, watch this video for a Jetson’s view of tomorrow. The music and pace of the video is incredibly dull and slow (Corning – you could have done SO much better than this). But the innovations were truly exciting.
The way we search the web is set to be revolutionized by including methods such as image recognition in our search. The first steps seems to have been taken. Meet Google’s new visual search engine, Goggles which lets you search by using a image captured by your phone camera.
Already a working app on the Andriod, it would soon reach the iPhone app store and other smartphones. Till now search has worked by matching tags that describe the webpage. The intelligent algorithms then would scourge and give you the best possible results for your search. Taking this a step further, voice search converts words (input as voice) into text and then searches the web.
Image recognition works by matching features and not words, which would be a huge leap in search technology. These matches are than used to give descriptions and even matching to tags. As this is just the beginning, the potential applications and implication would be immense. The first steps seems to be taken by google, but if others get onto this bandwagon and combine it with query based searches, we would see a new leader emerge. And that would have Mountain View on its toes.