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PicScout mobile app is live!

We are pleased to announce the launch of the PicScout mobile app. This app enables you to capture an image and search for it against the PicScout Platform for the easy identification of content providers and licensing data. Why? At PicScout we believe that every image should get its credit and this app is one...

PicScout near real-time indexing now live!

2013 has been a tremendously busy year for the PicScout team. Today, we are very pleased to announce that the PicScout Platform has been optimized for near-real time indexing. This means that the images in PicScout Platform will be available through the PicScout services within minutes of submission. This platform upgrade also comes with enhanced...

BuzzFeed, PicScout can help!

Recently, BuzzFeed published an article title “18 Everyday Products You’ve Been Using Wrong” which promptly went viral. However, the wide popularity of this article was met by criticism from a photographer whose image was used in the article without a proper license. While we applaud BuzzFeed for appending proper credit to the image, more can...

Welcome back! Notice anything different?

If you haven’t visited the PicScout blog or website in awhile, you may notice a few changes around here. We’ve given our site a complete face lift that will make it easier for you to find the information you need and learn more about our product offerings and any new developments.First, we’ve decided to elevate...

Imagesphere Summit 2012 Recap

Recently, hosted their Imagesphere Summit, a unique event that discussed the emerging opportunities around the boom in images. The event brought together people from the technology, media and publishing sectors to share their insights on the ever-increasing role images play in the success of web experiences. The message from the event was clear: Images drive...

ImageIRC reaches the 100 million image mark

ImageIRC Now Ensures That More Than 100 Million Images Get Their Credit! We are proud to announce that the ImageIRC registry now includes more than 100 million images from over 200 image partners. These images include content from Knowing night was. Was as skin professional Some Mask good. Before Seemed may. I it. Coconut moisturizing...

Luminance 2012 Recap

We want to congratulate the friendly folks at Photoshelter for putting on an amazing conference last week. Their Luminance conference brought together a diverse collection of luminaries (yes, pun intended!) to discuss the intersections between technology, business, photography and visual culture. Sounds heavy? To a degree it was. Fortunately, their speakers delivered talks that informed,...

Elaborating on the ImageIRC Post-Usage billing Service

Earlier this week, Fred Wilson of AVC wrote a thought-provoking post that calls for “Fast, Fair, and Frictionless Content Licensing On The Internet” to address the complexities of image licensing and compensation within image-rich platforms. In this post, Fred mentions the ImageIRC and how it can facilitate “instantaneous real-time self service licensing on the Internet.” Fred’s...

Announcing the ImageIRC Post-Usage Billing Service!

Today, we are excited to announce the first implementation of the ImageIRC Post-Usage-Billing Service. The ImageIRC Post-Usage Billing Service is a service that facilitates credit and compensation of professional imagery shared on social image-sharing platforms. This new solution will ensure that professional imagery shared by platform users is properly credited and licensed. We’re excited about...

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