Google Adds Plink to its Search “Inventory”

Google has decided to improve its Google Goggles project by integrating with an Android application. Google Goggles inputs user uploaded images of various things like landmarks, books, wine bottles etc. and identifies them along with quantity of information like product name, price and other search results associated with that product.

Google is going to associate itself with the Plink. With just four months old, Plink has shown its capabilities in the world of search engine. Being a visual search engine, Plink identifies snapped photographs of artwork uploaded by users on and provides amazing information regarding the searched keyword. Google Goggles will be the second product that will be benefiting capabilities of such a project. Google docs was the first product to get benefits from such projects.

Although, Google Goggles already has a category named as “Artwork,” the technology and capabilities of Plink will surely improve the visual search engine of Google Goggles across the globe. Already, offering an application for the Android market, Plink has also stated in their blog that they are looking forward to provide help and assistance to the Google Goggle team for building a visual search engine that will work for things that you see around you including, things like paintings and book covers.

So far in the history of search engines, visual search is the most amazing thing that has happened on the Web. Users can search images using Google Goggles from their camera phones. Visual search engines use various features like face matching, OCR, object recognition and also provide adequate search results to its users.

Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google said in September that the company is looking forward to acquire small organizations. With the Google’s first U.K acquisition we hope that the web giant will continue such projects in coming months.

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