Incogna: Une image vaut mille méta-balises

In 2007, while wrapping up his Master’s degree on image recognition,  Kris Woodbeck observed that leading search engines are great at searching text, but are at a loss when it comes to visual data.  Seeing an opportunity Kris Woodbeck developed an engine that looks at each picture, analyzing the pixels of each image and its associated meta-tags to places similar images together.

M. Woodbeck, nommé Innovateur de l’année 2007 par l’Université d’Ottawa et finaliste au Prix du jeune chercheur de l’année du OCRI en 2008.  M. Woodbeck a fondé Incogna Inc., une jeune entreprise qui offre officiellement ses services de recherches d’images sur Internet depuis Novembre 2008 .

Pour plus d’informations lisez Connections – Décembre 2008 >
Read more on Connections – December 2008 >

About Ottawa Technology Transfer Network
The Ottawa Technology Transfer Network (OTTN) is a collaboration among academic research institutions affiliated with the University of Ottawa and who's goal is to enhance the economic impact of research commercialization through the sharing of best practices, enhanced market knowledge, student engagement and proactive industrial interation. OTTN members include the University of Ottawa, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institutie (OHRI), the Childrens' Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the Unviversity of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI)

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