June 19, 2014

Amazon's Fire Phone. Firefly feature recognizes everything you see and hear, then lets you buy it


Jeff Bezos just pulled back the curtain on Fire Phone's Firefly feature, which scans music, art and even products you have lying around in the real world. Why? So you can buy it all from Amazon, of course. [via engadget]

quotemarksright.jpgHere's how it works: You'll be able to use the phone's Firefly app (which you can invoke with a dedicated button) to snap images of DVDs, books, QR codes, CDs, bar codes and more. From there, the app chews on that data to recognize it and finds the product in its massive database.quotesmarksleft.jpg

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