Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Amazon's A9 Acquires Snaptel

From the Snaptel Blog ....

SnapTell acquired by, a subsidiary of

We are very excited to announce that SnapTell has been acquired by, a subsidiary of, Inc.! We look forward to integrating our solutions and technology into the Amazon experience to make shopping even more fun and easy for customers.

SnapTell has been a leader in visual product search technology and our solutions have been used to deliver reviews, prices and information for millions of visual search queries. It has been tremendously gratifying to see the SnapTell solution become one of the most downloaded iPhone and Android applications. We are even featured in an iPhone TV commercial! Throughout this period we have carefully listened to our users and added innovative features to provide a great visual shopping experience. One of the most heard requests was how we could integrate better with Amazon’s fabulous shopping experience … We should be able to do so pretty well now. ☺

Customers can continue to browse, review, and purchase products through SnapTell’s expanding recognition categories. And of course, we will still continue to improve the app based on customer feedback. We look forward to offering future products and services that we hope will resonate with our users.

We are excited to join forces with a company that has innovated on behalf of customers for over a decade and is a pioneer in online shopping. Like Amazon, we believe there is a lot of innovation ahead for visual shopping and we are thrilled to join at this exciting time.

As always, we encourage people to ask questions or provide feedback through our blog at or directly to us at info at snaptell dot net

The SnapTell Team