Slyce Inc. recently announced that it will be using its image recognition technology with the retailer Shoe Carnival. Shoe Carnival sells a variety of footwear for people of all ages and has become quite popular. Mobile shoppers will be able to use ShoeCarnival.com to get a quick photo of any footwear they like and find it within the site. Users will be able to take real-world photos or use magazine pictures to search what exactly they’re looking for. Shoe Carnival will present them with matches and the user will be able to buy the shoes within minutes. According to the report on MarketWired, Shoe Carnival is one of the largest shoe retailers in the US and Puerto Rico, with 400 stores.
This partnership with Shoe Carnival will show the world the technology of Slyce and how efficient and beneficial it can be. Consumers will be delighted that all they’ll have to do is snap a photo to find what they are looking for, without having to input any other data into the search. Slyce will get revenues from use of the software licensing and service fees. Shoe Carnival Inc. carries moderately priced footwear for adults and children. The headquarters is in Evansville, Indiana and it is a growing retailer. To see the full article about this partnership, click here .
Slyce Inc. is based out of Toronto, ON and is run by CEO Mark Elfenbein. It is a visual search technology that helps consumers find products they are looking for in the most efficient way possible. Shopper will no longer have to sift through hundreds of search pages to try and find what they are looking for. Instead of typing in a general description of an item into a search bar and looking through results for long periods of time, they’ll be able to get instant results with the use of a photo.
So far, Slyce technology is being used by retail brands such as Home Depot, Neiman Marcus, Urban Outfitters, Tilly’s, and JCPenney. Users will be able to connect with new stores and brands quickly with the use of this technology, and retailers will be able to reach out to more consumers. The technology is extremely convenient and is going to change the way in which consumers shop throughout the world.