Pixsy Looks to Expand Image Search
New image search engine gives users access to diverse image collection.A new photo search engine called Pixsy is aiming to widen the reach of image gathering for creative professionals, agencies and publishers. With Pixsy, users get access to photos not found by most image search engines, including those from Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc., which primarily rely on spidering technology to crawl the Web for images, said Rich Lerz, co-founder and chief operating officer for Thousand Oaks, Calif.-based Pixsy Inc.
"This approach of spidering limits the type of photos that can be found. Pixsy has partnerships with unique photo databases that enable our users to find photos not found by these search engines. We get access to this diverse content through our unique technology partnerships, so when our partners add new photos, they show up immediately at Pixsy," Lerz said.