Google Goggles Lets You Search By Submitting Photographs

The Sixth Sense Revolution continues…

http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/12/08/google.goggles/index.html

“It is our goal to be able to identify any image,” he said. “It represents our earliest efforts in the field of computer vision. You can take a picture of an item, use that picture of whatever you take as the query.” – Vic Gundotra of Google

Wow. Just think of the possibilities with:

  • FACIAL IMAGE search…imagine being able to quickly identify everyone based on a quick snapshot…there goes anonymity
  • Imagine being able to identify someone‚Äôs face and quickly checking their background criminal records, their friend connections, their finances, and even health history.
  • Imagine being able to quickly identify someone’s PREFERENCES by seeing their TWITTER/FACEBOOK updates just by seeing their face!
  • ..alright this is huge!

On Business Models

The following are some success formulas:

Formula 1: “The Basic or Foundation”

  1. Reason Why
  2. Dream
  3. Research
  4. Create a game plan
  5. Perform a wide test
  6. Perform a specific test
  7. Get a clear wide vision
  8. Get a clear specific Vision
  9. Recruit the right team
  10. Roll-out
  11. Kaizen

Formula 2: Arbitrage Exploitation

  1. Find a business model
  2. Identify arbitrage
  3. Exploit arbitrage

Formula 3: Consolidation

  1. Find a good business model
  2. Consolidate models

Formula 4: Joint ventures

  1. Identify good business with complimentary skills
  2. Match good businesses

Formula 5: Trading/Bartering

  1. Trade desired items with less desirable item

Formula 6: Brokering

  1. Perform a service, or provide goods for a transaction/administration fee