Seattle-based Linea claims it can “disrupt traditional photo technology”, whatever that means, but either way it has raised $4 million for its mobile photo browsing app.
With the fresh cash, Linea intends to enhance its ‘intelligent framing algorithm’ that allows users to instantly arrange every picture uploaded into a linear collage, based on its strongest focal point.
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Drawing data from each photo, Linea’s algortihm automatically searches for the most interesting component, whether it be its positioning, the most aesthetically pleasing aspect of the picture, or the image quality.
In essence, Linea lets users upload large quantities of photos and stand by as Linea organizes them into a a single, easy-to-view stream.
Photos are not only intelligently arranged into a pretty mosiac, but Linea also lets users share stories, and helps them print good-lookin’ photobooks.
George Dy, Linea co-founder and its head of product, says:
“The amount of data we have on our photos is becoming more robust each day, enabling us to create an algorithm driven by photo-specific data.
We are using metadata to build a library of photos you actually want to have—and more importantly, a visually compelling way for you to share them with friends and family.”
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