Microsoft

Bing Visual Search


4 / 5
46 reviews

Who Uses This Software?

Retail businesses that need to implement visual search to improve their catalog search functionality.


Average Ratings

46 Reviews

  • 4 / 5
    Overall

  • 4.5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 3.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Pricing Details
    Contact Microsoft for pricing details.
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web

Vendor Details

  • Microsoft
  • www.microsoft.com
  • Founded 1975
  • United States

About Bing Visual Search

Allows businesses to implement visual search of their products and provide product recommendations to customers searching visually.


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Bing Visual Search Features

  • Barcode Recognition
  • Catalog Management
  • Customer Activity Tracking
  • Filtering
  • Image Tagging
  • Intellectual Property Protection
  • Mobile App
  • Optical Character Recognition
  • Product Recommendations
  • Product Search
  • Reverse Image Search
  • Video Search

Bing Visual Search Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Bing finds everything!

Feb 13, 2019
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: You will not find a better search engine. I use it daily and it eliminates all the extra clutter when you do a random search. And love the daily webshots, beautiful. I use it for work and for play.

Cons: No real Cons, it is easy to use and to find whatever you are looking for. They even have a sign in so you can acrue points for using it as a search engine.

Overall: My experience with Bing has been great, I work for a church and clip art is a necessity, and I always find what I am looking for , for free.

The overall use

Feb 05, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: A few pros that I can say about the Bing visual search is as followed. Firstly, it's fast and easy to search for certain things you want to know more about. Secondly, it's a great app already and you can earn points for rewards for searching. And lastly, the quality of the camera is pretty good.

Cons: A few cons would be one, sometimes the item you take a photo of does not match the search results. Secondly, the app will sometimes crash right in the middle of a search and you have to start over. And lastly, like in the pros, the camera is pretty good but you have to have good lighting so the pic can show up correctly.

Overall: I've been about to find books mainly with it so I can learn more about the author and the history behind why he or she wrote the book. Also, I was able to find a few items information through it.

Bing Visual Search is almost as cool as Google!

Nov 19, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: What I like most about this search engine is that you can use it similar to google, the search engine lets you search for maps, and basically anything you need

Cons: What I liked least is that you cannot talk to it like you can do to google, you need to switch to the internet page everytime you need to research something else.

Overall: My overall experience was a little over average on this software

Fairly relevant results, slow on Firefox

Dec 04, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Visual search results through Bing are fairly relevant with minimal outliers. Results are quick and easily filtered for further relevance.

Cons: Visual search works well through most browsers but is buggy through Firefox and mobile Safari. Through these browsers, the results lag and even freeze.

Great Image Searcher

Jan 30, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: It is very easy to access images through this search engine. It is very easy to search. I use it frequently. It is great if you need to visually see what you are writing or editing about. I find it very impressive. It is one of my search engines I use a lot. Hassle free. You can just pull up any image you desire

Cons: It can be a little faster. Other than that its great way to locate images without all the other stuff popping up.

Review

Dec 09, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: It is easy to use and gives me diffrent results

Cons: Ideally the link I bring up to not help me

Great shopping assistant

Dec 30, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Bing Visual Search is good for what it was designed for, shopping. Obviously it can't find anything and everything similar to what you took a picture of with your phone, but popular things like landmarks, places, and definitely clothes, it surprisingly returns desirable results. I've successfully used this app to help me find better prices on things or similar clothing on the net with much ease.

Cons: With clothes I find that you can't just take shots of things at any angle, that'd be a miracle if it worked like that, but I understand that you have to orient the target object in a way that the search engine could better find you a match.

Overall: It's a very useful app and a good contender to Googles platform.

Almost perfect

Nov 28, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I loved the ability to just take a pic off my phone or an email snd being able to find out what it was and where to buy it.

Cons: It isn't perfevt yet some items were unfindable or identifiable though it might have been due to low quality images.

Overall: great so far but with a couple of hiccups. I use it to find medical products my clients in Honduras need for their hospital.

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My Review after using the Bing Visual Search software for 19 months

Nov 19, 2018
3/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The Bing Visual Search software is a good browser and net surfer, and doesn't disappoint when needed for something. It offers a fast, user friendly data processing connection to the internet. It is very easy to use and easily navigatable.

Cons: It doesn't show much information as needed, it also is not very safe, especially for incognito and private browsing. It's save page function is greatly lacking in quality and it doesn't have a good privacy mode.

It really works!!

Dec 12, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: OK, so I just go a new phone and it has Bing Visual Search on it. I did not know what it was, so I had to have one of my kids show me how to use it. Wow, it's amazing and scary at the same time. If I want to find something I can just take a picture of it and it shows me what it is and/or where to buy it.

Cons: I'm an older generation, and I needed one of my 20 something children to show me what it was about. Which is not a bad thing, just that it was something that I knew nothing about and it was a selling point on the phone I just purchased.

Overall: Overall, this works with great ease, once I figured out how to work it.

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A good alternative

Jan 08, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: While not Google, Bing is more than capable of visual search. It's quite accurate, and in some cases, I like the layout of the results better than Google.

Cons: Make sure you have safe search on! If it gets turned off, expect every search to include inappropriate pictures.

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Super reliable like google

Jan 20, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: Just like google search except with a very user friendly page

Cons: Nothing really it's great overall with all its features I can't complain

Overall: Really really good and with some awesome new features

Searching

Jan 18, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: 1) Very fast search engine.

2) Reliable.

3) Secure.

4) Bookmarks can be imported easily.

Cons: 1) Extensions does not work properly.

2) NO other cons.

Overall: NA

Just Okay

Jan 17, 2019
3/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: It was really easy to use and surprisingly fast.

Cons: Sometimes the search doesn't bring up the most relevant results.

Bing visual search

Dec 18, 2018
3/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

2 / 5
Customer Support

2 / 5
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Pros: It is a decently fast search engine

Relatively easy to use

Cons: To much going on, is too flashy

Search result success drastically changes on a search to search basis

Good

Nov 27, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: Searches bring up the results that I want easily.

Cons: Not as many options as other software competitors

Overall: Very good. I use a lot

Bing instead of Google Search

Jan 23, 2019
3/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use

2 / 5
Features & Functionality

2 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
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Pros: The ease of functionality and the navigation panel

Cons: too many pop up windows while using the software

Not as good version of google.

Dec 16, 2018
4/5
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5 / 5
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3 / 5
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Pros: Some pros to this software is it gives you up to date real time search results relative to the information one is seeking.

Cons: To be honest it is a not as good version of google. I mean it does it job but google is so much better.

Bing Search

Feb 13, 2019
3/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
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Pros: Typically this is the default search engine found on many o the computers I use so it comes up automatically.

Cons: Unfortunately this search engine does not seem to bring up and many options as Google

Overall: Typically I will use Google as it seems to offer better selections when searching

Bing Can Be Better

Feb 07, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

2 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: I love that it is easy to use. It's a great search engine. I can find anything I'm looking for quickly and efficiently.

Cons: It is not very visually appealing. There tends to be too much clutter on the home page. When I log in to search for something, it's very distracting seeing all the news and pop ups. I would much rather see a clean, blank page so that I could keep my focus and only see what I'm looking for.

Bings new app is Brilliant

Dec 10, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: A friend introduced this miracle app to me and is amazing. Easy to use, take a pic, get the answer. Brilliant.

Cons: Nothing so far , I am still having fun playing around with it.

Overall: Just simply love it.

Still Not Google

Jan 14, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: There is nothing wrong with Bing, it's useful when you do not find what you are looking for in Google.

Cons: It's not that there is anything wrong with Bing, i just find i gravitate back to google as it seems to produce better results.

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Not binging

Feb 16, 2019
2/5
Overall

1 / 5
Ease of Use

2 / 5
Features & Functionality

1 / 5
Customer Support

1 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: There wasn't much that I liked about this product other than being easy to download and load on all devices. I also did like the customizable bookmarking section.

Cons: It was too easy to revert back to the products and sites so many of is are more familiar with like Google and Google assistant.

Overall: Maybe it will catch on eventually but it seems like it's trying to mimic firefox vs safari

Bing Visual Search Review

Feb 09, 2019
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: It is a new innovative way to search making finding the source media files easier

Cons: There is work to be done on the accuracy of the search sometimes finding results that do not match what you searched for

Does the job

Dec 05, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: I was impressed with the results provided by the search

Cons: It isn't obvious that it's available as a feature until you click on an image in an image search. It may be better on the image search page itself.

Okay Functionality

Jan 25, 2019
3/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: The software is quite easy to use and provides a variety of results that are relevant.

Cons: This software does not provide a safe private mode with respect to incognito and private browsing.

Bing Visual Search

Dec 26, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
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Pros: With Bing visual search, it makes things easy to search that you just don't have the name, right terms or even clue what you are trying to find. It will help you find some obscure objects.

Cons: There is not much I can complain about Bing visual search. At times it can be flawed and not pick up the right searched but that is to be expected.

Overall: Overall, Bing visual search has come in handy plenty of times. It not something that would replace my main search engine but its a great shelf product to have and use in times of need.

Better than Google Lens for images, but lags in text

Jan 12, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: For visual image matching, Bing Visual Search exceeded Google Lens' capabilities. Given an image of clothing, Bing matched images of similar clothing and the brand of the sample image much more accurately than Google.

Cons: Google Lens outperformed Bing Visual Search on images that contain text. Google more adeptly used the text in the image as a key for search results. This seems like a glaring omission from Bing.

bing is inferior and microsoft knows it

Dec 04, 2018
1/5
Overall

1 / 5
Ease of Use

1 / 5
Features & Functionality

Pros: the logo for bing is nicer than the google logo

Cons: it just doesnt stand a chance against google.

Great for Shopping!

Dec 01, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Shopping is one of my favorite past times. This allows me to take a picture of something I see in a store or while out and about. I am able to find products that are the same or similar very quickly. This allows me to always find what I want without the hassle of spending hours looking.

Cons: Sometimes I get non relevant results or it takes longer than I would like to load.

Bing Visual Search Pros and Cons

Feb 06, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: The layout is very clear and beautiful, its functionality is great and it is very well thought and practically designed.

The configurations are great, especially the region enhanced results and translation options.

Cons: Despite it is great, I don't know if I would change from Google to this search engine. Normally I don't translate my search results and my searches are fast and well succeeded through Google.

Bing pretty cool, but still behind Google

Nov 27, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
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Pros: Simply take a photo and let Bing do the rest! Great photo processing from the internet to what you snap a picture of on your mobile. Speed is very good and the results are almost spot-on. Very handy tool when you need a quick response.

Cons: Unlike Google, you can't talk to it, so that is a minus for me. The details I find in results could be a lot more detailed and improved. I also do not see any type of privacy mode, which could be a concern to some users. Image tagging is also non-existent. I think some sort of barcode reader would also be a big plus for future releases.

Overall: I found the program to be pretty fair, however the Google version just seems to have more of everything. The foundation is here but the real opportunity here is in the details.

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good for images and video

Jan 31, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: I use it to look for images and video. There is more variety than google and better quality. The layout is very friendly as much as it is in google.

Cons: What I like the least is that you can not talk to it as you can in google. And to be honest I used more often google because I can find more results.

User level Review

Nov 25, 2018
3/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality
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Pros: provides good and accurate results, to include relevant pictures

Cons: Doesn't come to mind as first attempt for a search string

Overall: general web search

Very useful

Jan 14, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I like to cook and I use this when I want to cook something that appears in a photo, I can get different web pages that write recipes to cook this dish.

Cons: I have nothing negative to say. For what I use it is very good.

Overall: I value my experience as positive.

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Easy to search

Dec 19, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: It is very easy to search the things by uploading pictures and it gives quick responses.

Cons: It is difficult to use with slow internet connections.

Overall: I have more than six months of experience with this software and it is great.

Promising, needs more training

Dec 01, 2018
1/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

1 / 5
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Pros: It's quite easy to use. Clean user interface of the bing makes it nice. It is still at a very early stage, needs more training.

Cons: Out 10 searches it got me 2 correct results. Most of the time, showed only similar products, sometimes not the same product at all.

Overall: With bing visual search, not satisfactory experience. But, I love bing. I have been using bing for more than 3 years, have acrued more than 47000 lifetime points. As a regular bing user and microsoft enthusiast, I would like to see the bing visual search at its best.

image search engine

Dec 31, 2018
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: It's easy to use. It's free. Access to LOTS of images.

Cons: Without becoming paranoid, it tracks everything you look at, which can become a little unnerving.

Functional

Nov 28, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
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Pros: Inventive way to search and find compelling new ideas.

Cons: A little basic, advanced search features are lacking slightly.

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Fun ...but not yet practical.

Jan 08, 2019
3/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: It is very fun! I was taking pictures of almost everything in the office! It almost never got the search correct. So, I decided to use the forward-facing camera and that turned out to be even more fun. It started comparing me to celebrities.

Cons: If it were more accurate, I could see some very useful business application. I even searched my Apple Watch, but it deduced that it was a shotgun. ...Maybe because it was an Apple product on Microsoft software.

Bing to the rescue!

Jan 22, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: The easibility when using this product is awesome.

Cons: I truly have nothing bad to say about this product.

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Not so Good also Not so Bad.

Dec 17, 2018
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
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Pros: It offers fast processing compare to other similar software. Take a picture and search it will give you more relevant results. Best when you want to search about and not sure about it's name.

Cons: Features are less compared to google. Needs lot of improvement.

Overall: Used it when I owned a Microsoft phone.

Amazing!

Jan 23, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
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Pros: It's incredible what Visual Search is able to do. I really enjoy being able to quickly find information just from a simple image search. I use it all the time to solve math problems that I wrote down.

Cons: The AI doesn't always pick up on exactly what you want it to

Bing against Google

Jan 08, 2019
4/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
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Pros: Ability to take a picture rather than upload.

Cons: Bing software stands in the shadow of Google.

Overall: While Bing is a great second resource for internet searching, they took an idea from Google and ran with it as a comparable service rather than making it its own.

Bing visual search compared to google lens

Dec 04, 2018
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
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Pros: Allows the user to be able to easily search and shop via images they have in their files

Cons: Not as effective as other software such as google lens from my experience

A reverse image search engine

Feb 05, 2019
3/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
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Pros: It helps me find images which I find on the internet and trace back where the source is from.

Cons: It's not as accurate just like every other image search engine