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Jun232018

Bing Visual Search Now Let Snap and Search Using Photos

Visual Search from Bing now let you search, shop and learn more with the cameras and the photos on device.

The new feature which builds upon Bing’s visual technology let users use the photos taken by a Bing app or by uploading a picture from their camera roll to search the web and Bing should return more information about what you see.

Citing the usage Bing team says users can simply take a photo using any of Bing apps or upload a picture from their camera roll when the see a landmark for example and Bing will then identify the object in the picture to provide more information with additional links to explore.

In addition to learning, the feature will also let you shop fashion or home furnishings from the photos—For example, “if you see a jacket, but don’t know its brand or where to purchase—Just take picture of it and upload into the app’s search box and Bing will return visually-similar jackets, prices, and details for where to purchase,” bing explained.

In the image below, you can see how the feature works after you snap a picture:

Snap and Search Using Bing Visual Search Capabilities

That’s not all, you can expect to see more capabilities in the Visual Search over the coming months.

These new Visual Search capabilities are now available to users on the Bing app for iOS and Android as well as for Microsoft Launcher.

Also, Microsoft plans to roll out this feature soon to the Edge browser on Android , as well as to Microsoft Edge for iOS and Bing.com.

For the it’s supported only in the U.S.

In the screen shot above, you can the camera button in Bing apps.

Here is a video demo of Bing’s new mobile visual search feature:

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