Google introduces reverse image search

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Jun 21, 2011
  1. The Pi
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    Normally, an image search involves inputting text with the output being images, however, a reverse image search allows the user to input an image with the output being the website(s) that have that (or a similar) image, the uses range from finding a higher quality image, finding the original source or simply finding out exactly what that image is.

    It is nothing new, for example Tineye, however, Google already has a well developed image cache which allows it to far exceed the likes of Tineye.

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    Well that pretty much means TinEye is dead I guess. Google Images has a much larger library of images like you said so it should probably do a better job.
     
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    Finally.

    I never remember Tineye.
     
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    I got "world wildlife foundation" from your pic. [​IMG]

    Kinda neat...
     
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    Name the game is dead now. Just tested a few for the PSP thread, all came back correct.
     
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    Yup, thought so too when this news first came up.
    Still an amazing feat of Google of pulling this off (just like TinEye), must take some really advanced programming to get this working.
     
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    yeah i really like this feature
    if for example i see a great girl with great OO and i want to know her name
    weeeeeeeeel that what google reverse image is for [​IMG]
     
  8. Ikki

    Member Ikki GBATemp's grumpy panda.

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    Tineye works a lot better for me, it can identify images that have been modified or resized.
     
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    I hope this works. TinEye did nothing but shit for me. I never got a good answer from TinEye.

    Wow, after a few searches, I'm liking this a lot better. It even detects images without/with extra text compared to the image I give it. Sweet! [​IMG]
     
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    NOW I CAN READ IT.

    But seriously thats awesome.
     
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    This is too cool, I wish I had a good reason to use it. lol
     
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    So you're not a pedo? Good. I feel a lot safer now.

    On a different note, I wish that TinEye can upgrade its services to be this good...
     
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    Is there anything Google cant do?
     
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    Hey, hey! Don't jump to conclusions. [​IMG]
     
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    so finaly you are getting a great avatar like mine ? [​IMG]

    also here is the full card
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    I was thinking the same thing.


    I guess new doors closes old windows...
     
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    Thats a different card then yours yours has more words.
     

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