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Keeping an Eye on Visual Search Technology

Keeping an Eye on Visual Search Technology

Humans, for the most part, are visual creatures and study after study has found that images grab our attention more quickly and are simply more engaging than text alone. It is true that there has been an increase in the use of voice search but there has also been an increase in visual searches.

IoT – Internet of Things

IoT – Internet of Things

Yes, in case you were wondering and hadn’t done a search – IoT stands for Internet of Things. The phrase was coined by Kevin Ashton in 1999 but it took a number of years for the concept to become reality. Technology had to evolve to the point that there were available: affordable, low-power chips that can communicate wirelessly, broadband Internet, and cellular and wireless networks.