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to the PicScout blog – your source for news about PicScout’s newest product innovations, current online copyright trends and advocacy efforts.

‘Here’s looking at you, 2015’: a toast to the past year

It’s well known in the business world that the end of the year signals a frenzy of company-wide reports, annual reviews, and action plans for the year ahead based on the results of the previous one. Whilst many businesses dread the approach of a new year because of what this procedure might uncover, at PicScout...

Welcome Aboard to our New Editorial Partners!

We are delighted to announce our new partnership with two more editorial associations making substantial contributions to the media world whose image collections have an industry-wide presence. Our increasing ventures into the editorial sphere, as highlighted by these recent partnerships, reflect our commitment to diversifying our approach to image license protection by applying our capabilities across...

Launching the PicScout Training Project for 50+

At PicScout we’re pretty fanatical about technology, but also about talented people. These two core interests inspired the Software Engineering Training Project for 50+ which we are proud to be launching later today at PicScout HQ. The project, coordinated by Picscout’s own employees, is devised with the intention of providing software engineers over or around...

The state of copyright infringement

Surprisingly, the prevalence of unlawful use of images on the web has not changed that drastically since the day PicScout was first established. Over the last 13 years since our foundation, many great new developments and devices have emerged. From consumer devices such as smart phones, tablets and wearable devices to social media and “mobile”...

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...

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