Microsoft announces Bing Visual Search

Bing visual searchRumors were running wild this weekend after Microsoft’s private show last week where some new Bing 2.0 features were shown. Today Yusuf Mehdi of Microsoft is announcing a new features called Visual Search which uses SilverLight to let you navigate through your search results etc.. Users who go to Bing.com/visualsearch will be able to see about 50 initial “classes” or galleries (pets, celebrities, handbags, shoes etc..), which they’ll be able to browse.

Entertainment
100 heroes and villains
Billboard’s past albums
Billboard’s past songs
Film legends
Greatest movies
Movies in theaters
Popular books
Popular celebrities
Popular DVDs
Popular TV shows
Pulitzer winning fiction
Top albums
Top songs

Famous People
FBI’s most wanted
Popular celebrities
US politicians
US presidents
US vice presidents
World leaders

Reference
Dog breeds
Periodic table
Travel destinations
US politicians
US presidents
US states
US vice presidents
World leaders
Yoga poses

Shopping
Cell phones
Digital cameras
Handbags
HDTVs
New cars
Popular books
Popular DVDs
Portable GPS
Pulitzer winning fiction
Top albums
Top iPhone apps

Sports
MLB players
MLB teams
NASCAR drivers
NBA players
NBA teams
NFL players
NFL teams
NHL players
NHL teams
UFC fighters

It should be up and running in a couple of minutes: here

  • Jimmy Sy

    i have been using the BING search engine for a couple of weeks. it seems to be as good as Google but for some reason i would still want to stick with Google search engine

  • Jimmy Sy

    i have been using the BING search engine for a couple of weeks. it seems to be as good as Google but for some reason i would still want to stick with Google search engine

  • http://www.projectorlampinfo.com/ Kymm

    i think that Bing is not as good as Google. Google would still index new websites faster than Bing. Microsoft would still need a lot of catching to do with GoogleBot.

  • http://www.projectorlampinfo.com Kymm

    i think that Bing is not as good as Google. Google would still index new websites faster than Bing. Microsoft would still need a lot of catching to do with GoogleBot.