Posts Tagged ‘visual search’

Deep Learning Startup Madbits Acquired by Twitter

MADBITSDerrick Harris of GigaOM reports, “Twitter has acquired a stealthy computer vision startup called Madbits, which was founded by former New York University researchers. Clément Farabet and Louis-Alexandre Etezad-Heydari. Farabet is a protégé of Facebook AI Lab director and New York University professor Yann LeCun, while Etezad-Heydari was advised by Larry Maloney and Eero Simoncelli.” Read more

Collegeseekr.com Adds Map Feature to Semantic Search

Collegeseekr.com, a semantic college search engine, has announced “the release of search by map, allowing users to refine any of their searches visually. This new search feature leverages their existing search technology and page layout. It is activated by users checking a box above the map view of their search results. Once activated the map search technology will automatically update a user’s search results as the map is moved around.” Read more