Adoption app matches images of cute animals to lookalike pets in shelters

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The internet is awash with images of cute cats and dogs, and unfortunately, shelters are equally awash with the real animals. In an effort to marry these facts together and increase adoption rates, California-based Superfish have created PetMatch — an image analysis app designed to find real cats and dogs in shelters that look similar to those featured in images uploaded by the user. PetMatch is a new app from Superfish — a USD 20 million-funded company specialising in an image analysis process they call "machine vision". To use the app, potential adopters must first find an image of a…

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