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SkyFinder Image Searching

SkyFinder Image Searching

Researchers at the Visual Computing division of Microsoft Research have developed SkyFinder, a search engine designed to identify features in images of the sky and allow users to perform semantic searches for specific elements within the picture. Current image search ...

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Adobe Enables Search in Flash Content

Adobe Enables Search in Flash Content

Adobe Systems recently announced that the company will team up with the on-line search industry leaders to improve search results of dynamic Web content and rich Internet applications. Adobe is providing Flash Player technology to Google and Yahoo! In order ...

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Mahalo – Human Powered Search Engine

Entrepreneur Jason Calacanis has initiated a project to create a new type of search engine, in which search results are selected from a set of pre-defined links that were hand-picked by real people. This “human-powered” engine, which was named “Mahalo” ...

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Searching Video Lectures

Searching Video Lectures

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have recently released a video and audio search tool that allows students to find specific words in video lectures. The MIT Lecture Browser website gives the general public detailed access to more ...

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