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Shop with a Snap as eBay Launches Visual Search Tools

eBay is a multinational e-commerce corporation, facilitating online consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales. It is headquartered in San Jose, California. eBay was founded by Pierre Omidyar in 1995, and became a notable success story of the dot-com bubble. Today it is a multibillion-dollar business with operations in about 30 countries.
Now, you can shop for any item you want, by just taking a picture of the product and uploading it. 
so all you have to do is snap a picture and 'share' it to the site so it can hunt it down for you.
The new feature uses two types of artificial intelligence - computer vision and deep learning -  to automatically surf through over 1.1 billion listings
The new function will roll out this fall on both the website and iOS and Android mobile apps. 
To develop the tool, the company's computer vision and search/recommendation teams tapped into two core areas of artificial intelligence - computer vision and deep learning.
In a blog post, eBay indicated that it plans to launch additional computer vision products "in the coming months."

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eBay also announced something called Find it on eBay. It's conceptually similar to Image Search, but instead of pasting photos into the search bar, shoppers can share URLs with eBay, and then the eBay mobile app will surface listings of the product.

"At eBay, we're focused on creating new complementary technology that helps our millions of shoppers easily find the things they love at the best value," said Mohan Patt, VP of Buyer Experience at eBay. "eBay Image Search and Find It On eBay make it possible for people to shop eBay using any image or photo that inspires them."

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