Slyce, a visual search company that allows mobile phone users to snap pictures of products and then get linked to retailers selling the item, recently announced their results for the year that ended on October 31, 2015.
August 12, 2015: Slyce partnered with shoes.com. Slyce’s mobile recognition software will enable customers to take photos of any shoe.com merchandise in the real world, and get directed to the company’s extensive product line to make purchases on the spot.
August 26, 2015: Neiman Marcus expanded its use of Slyce’s technology to include all of its product line in categories like women’s apparel, shoes, hand bags, jewelry, and much more. Items then can be purchased through the mobile phone app.
In October 2015 Slyce also entered into agreements with Urban Outfitter, a lifestyle specialty retail outlet, and Shoe Carnival, a well known footwear company.
October 5, 2015: Slyce introduced another app called Universal Scanner. This produces automated recognition of any type of object, such as a physical piece or printed material like flyers or in-store signage.
November 25, 2015: Slyce Link was unveiled by the company. This is a recommendation system that shows consumers alternative or similar products as they go through the online purchasing process.
August 4, 2015: Coupon Hunter was launched by Slyce. The app allows coupons to be distributed to customers via mobile phone. The coupons can be targeted to customers according to their browsing habits and purchasing behavior. The app has initially being used by Toys R US and Bazaar Voice.