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Sprint Launches Visual Search Beta

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Jun 18, 2008, 7:51 AM   by Eric M. Zeman

Sprint and technology partner Thrrum are offering a beta version of an MMS-based search service. The beta, which is free to all Sprint subscribers with camera phones, allows users to take a picture and send it as an MMS message to Thrrum. Thrrum will then use its visual recognition software to configure a result, and send information back to the phone.


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Jun 18, 2008, 1:42 PM

I have an even better idea!

Enable MMS on Blackberries and Windows based phones. No one cares about this rubbish 🙄
Off topic, but AMEN!!!

BTW, since we're already off, I notice that i can send MMS messages via numerous chat programs on my Pearl and Curve (AIM, Yahoo Msgr, GoogleTalk, BBMsgr), does anybody know what makes it so hard to just send through the ph...

Jun 18, 2008, 8:51 AM


The article reads

"Users can capture a picture of any TEXT with their camera phone and send the picture as a picture message to m@thrrum.com."

What would be an example of when you would use this?
say you are at the grocery store and for some reason your wanted to google "sharmen quilted ultra" that would take a very long time to tripple tap on your phone. this way you jusrt snap a pic of the product send it in and they send you back the serch ...
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