Topic: Luminate

Pongr Picks Up Israeli Startup Sightec

Acquisition allows image-recognition company to zero-in on brand images in UCG photos

As more of the Internet’s real estate becomes populated with pictures, companies are racing to develop computer vision technology that can pick out objects in an image and convert them…

Voice: Moving Pictures

Can companies create engagement from the exploding imagesphere online?

Let’s officially call 2012 the Year of the Imagesphere. To review: Facebook says its users upload more than 300 million photos per day (up from 31 million in 2009). To…

Google-Backed Luminate Turns Pictures Into Interactive Moneymakers

Startup launches 'platform' for image apps

The team behind startup Luminate says that online images could become a lot more powerful and lucrative. Under its old name Pixazza, the company raised money from investors like Google Ventures…