- TinEye Mobile
TinEye Mobile is now available for download on the iphone App store! We submitted TinEye Mobile to Apple a few days after our beta testing (thanks folks for helping us beta test) and got our application approval late last week. We have been so busy that we almost forgot to tell you all!
If you are not familiar with TinEye Mobile here is a little video. Basically TinEye Mobile allows you to search for music using a mobile phone camera: snap a photo and get information about the music CD or track you are interested in. It is that simple.
In this first release we don’t just get results back from itunes, but we also get you any information about the CD or track you are searching from YouTube, allmusic and wikipedia. So happy music searching. We would of course love your feedback and requests. But before you can do that, you will need to go download the App!
- To pose, perchance to sleeveface…
To // Sleeveface // : one or more persons obscuring or augmenting any part of their body or bodies with record sleeve(s) causing an illusion.
Here’s the official “How to Sleeveface” video:
As we told our friends at the iParty, the best of the sleeveface snapshots will win a prize. Jen Dodd clearly pulled off a winning sleeveface with her Nina Hagen look below, so she’s queued up for a prize for sure.
Who else do you think deserves a little something for their sleevefacing efforts? Leave us your comments with your top two picks from the photos below and we’ll tally up the votes and award two more prizes.
Okay, so those are our contestants for the prizes. But wait! I have a few more snaps for you – here are the idéalists avoiding work on a Friday afternoon by sleevefacing:
Happy sleevefacing friends! If you try it out remember to post a link to your photos in the comments, we’d love to see them.
- TinEye Mobile
The idea is very simple: Using our TinEye Mobile application installed on your smartphone take a photograph of a product (a CD, DVD, book or game etc.) you would like more information about, we’ll identify the item using our image recognition algorithms and then send you on to read reviews, sample music or do price comparisons.
Let’s take a real example: our first mobile release is TinEye Music. This is mobile searching for music on your iPhone. Take a photograph of an album cover and we will compare your image to over a million album covers we have indexed and send you to the iTunes page where you can preview or buy the songs from the album. TinEye Music will be released shorty – pending QA and App Store approval – but you get the idea! And all of this is done using our image recognition technology. No typing, no barcodes. Shoot and search.
I made a little video, very rough but that should give you an idea of what we are talking about!