Kim Benjamin
Jul 21, 2017

Cyber seeing will soon be AI believing

The next stage of the technological revolution will see search engines that are able to identify any product on sight, and send consumers directly to a site where they can buy it.

The new Bixby AI assistant on Samsung’s Galaxy S8 lets users search the internet directly from the phone’s camera. ISU offers an even more sophisticated experience.

The days of wondering where a celebrity bought a certain item of clothing he or she is sporting on the latest style pages, and trying in vain to describe it to Google to find it, may finally be numbered.

Imagine a technology that could recognise a dress in a social post, a YouTube video or a film, identify the brand that made it and then automatically connect the user to an ecommerce site to...

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