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AI In E-Commerce -- Predictions For 2018

Posted by Oliver Tan 05-February-2018

2017 welcomed big developments in artificial intelligence (AI) technology. For example, companies like Pinterest, Google and Bing launched visual search capabilities, Amazon invested heavily in voice-activated systems like Echo and Facebook leveraged AI to detect mental illness.

Google Cloud Vision API and its impact on the image recognition industry - an interview with Guangda Li, Co-founder & CTO at ViSenze

Posted by ViSenze 08-December-2015

This article features an interview with our Co-Founder & CTO that was originally published on Kaptur Magazine on 4th Dec 2015. 

Google has recently launched its Cloud Vision API, making it easier for companies to build all sorts of applications using its image recognition. Even more, Google is offering it for free to begin with. This puts the whole image recognition industry into a different

Making images shoppable with visual search

Posted by Oliver Tan 26-November-2015

This article written by Oliver Tan, Co-Founder and CEO at ViSenze, was originally published on CampaignAsia on 13th November 2015.  The world of “Buyable Pins” and “Shop Now” buttons just got more exciting this week with social discovery engine, Pinterest, announcing their new “crazy-fun” visual search.

Years after visual search was implemented in ecommerce, this visual commerce feature

Singapore startups stretching their wings in the US

Posted by ViSenze 09-March-2015

Singapore startups looking for a place to call their home while still having the opportunity to venture into the US market can do so now at the Blk 71 San Francisco.

Unconvinced by color of the dress? See what image recognition algorithms see!

Posted by Oliver Tan 03-March-2015

The raging social media debate on a simple bodycon dress has polarized the Internet. One poll had 69% of respondents seeing white and gold, with the rest seeing mostly black and blue.

Rakuten just launched a $100M fund for startups

Posted by ViSenze 30-June-2014

As Alibaba prepares for its IPO and Tencent aggressively pushes its WeChat messenger all over the world, it’s easy for folks in the west to forget that there’s another Asian internet giant gunning for a broader global presence – Japan’s Rakuten.

Startups and big firms lift innovation tie-ups

Posted by ViSenze 19-March-2014

Co-innovation - collaborating to introduce new ideas or methods - between startups and large organizations (LO) is begining to see acceptance here, even as observers question its feasibility and look for deeper roles from the players and government.

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