Microsoft Research: Here’s an interesting bit of news from Microsoft Research Asia. It’s working on an image-based web searching technology called Photo2Search, which will provide information on the go for users of camera phones. How does it work?
Seeking information about something seen, a user takes a photo of the object and sends the photo, via e-mail or Multimedia Messaging Service, to a Web-based server, which searches an image database for matches. The server then delivers database informationâ