Screenshot may be all that is required for in a matter of seconds to find our shoes «Influencer» Favorite, It is likely that ShopAI, Portuguese "start" is already working with major brands in South Africa and now intends to make life difficult for the Europeans also looking for clothing suggestions.
The idea is simple: just take a picture of the clothes we've seen in the street or a screenshot of something found in social networks for future use upload it to the web site of the company that hired ShopAI, to try to find her.
"What it does ours, is to show if the brand you like, that the use of clothing. A man going to the site of our client, upload photos and brand, using our software, shows the most similar products, "he told news agency Efe Jorge Ferreira, co-founder and marketing director of the company with Porto.
Such a jacket that ruined us lately; skirt, which used the fashionable actress. It's like Shazam, the application that identifies songs listen to the phone, but also for clothing.
Traditional search text is replaced by a "visual search engine" in through the software developed by the four founders ShopAI, motivated by the challenge they were told that it was impossible for young.
"We want to defy the laws of probability," said Ferreira.
Its search engine "consists of two components:. One that identifies a & # 39; objects that identifies the person who shot the photo has a shirt and trousers This is important because the noise in the image, and the things of the & # 39 are, "he says.
In the second part, "We toured the catalog of brands and find the pieces that are most similar":" Shares. in three areas of color, shape and texture in search of which marks a certain freedom as offering the cheapest or the most expensive part of the first, or those that have a greater margin. "
ShopAI, which may have reached two of its four members working full-time on the project, is currently seeking funding for contracts with brands in Europe, mainly those with large directories.