Hitachi has introduced a new image search application for Apple iPhone users. Known as GazoPa, it allows users to search for similar images on the web by uploading any photo captured with camera on their iPhone.
Tokyo, April 15, 2009 — Hitachi has announced the release of GazoPa for iPhone application (app). Available free at Apple’s iPhone App Store, GazoPa for iPhone app allows users to search for similar images on the web by uploading any photo captured with camera on iPhone. This makes it possible for users to search for images similar to the items in front of them. Since GazoPa use image features such as color and/or shape, users can look for images without typing any words. This gives users easy and unique way of searching images on the web.
In addition, searching by user’s drawing is also available on GazoPa for iPhone app, that is very popular feature at GazoPa.com. This search by drawing enables users to search for items that users have in their mind. Users only need to draw what they want to search when they feel difficulty in expressing them in words or have no photo related to those items. Hitachi’s advanced similar image search technology allows users to find images similar to their drawing.
GazoPa for iPhone app also has a search option such as search by color, layout, shape and the ability to filter by size, video thumbnail. This gives users more chances to find their desired images. And GazoPa for iPhone app takes advantage of the advanced capabilities of the iPhone user interface and is a great way to search images on iPhone.
You can download GazoPa for iPhone app from the Apple iPhone App Store
Here’s a video demonstrating the use of GazoPa for iPhone app