Yahoo acquires company develops services for images




The company seeks to enhance the capacity of its photo-sharing service Flickr.

Yahoo acquired the company (IQ Engines) developed for one of the services identified on the images, to be used to strengthen the capacity of its photo-sharing service Flickr.

Under the deal, Yahoo declined to disclose details, join the team (IQ Engines) to the Working Group on “Flickr”, first group said in a statement, they said they would work under the acquisition to improve the capacity of the Organization and search for photos in Flickr.

The deal also requires a (IQ Engines) stop for the new subscription, that after 30 days to shut down its own API software interface, making them exclusive to our nieces.

Company (IQ Engines) was launched in 2010 and develop interface software allows customers to get a Visual search engine that can categorize images automatically, and then launch a programming interface called “smart camera” (SmartCamera) addressed to owners of retail stores, allowing customers interaction with banners branding through scanned via smart phone cameras.

The company has developed the “smart album” interface (SmartAlbum) code, which allows for image analysis and recognition within photo albums online and mobile applications.

Also referred to as the (IQ Engines) is currently working on developing an application called “JLo” (Glow) allows to organize images on Smartphones under categories and tags are generated automatically, such as sites, people, and scenes, and others.

The acquisition is the latest in a long series of acquisitions announced by Yahoo recently, such as the acquisition of blogging platform “Templar” (Tumblr), platform games (PlayerScale), and the e-mail management application (Xobni), and video application (Qwiki), social browser (Rockmelt), and others.
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