Photobucket introduces visual search powered by Microsoft Silverlight

“Photobucket was built on the principle that searching for and sharing images should be simple, and Microsoft’s Silverlight technology has produced the best in class service” said Alex Welch, president of Photobucket. “We are always looking for new and compelling ways for our users to browse Photobucket’s enormous library of images and Photobucket Visual Search now makes it easy and entertaining.”

“We are tremendously pleased to help Photobucket produce such a compelling new offering like Photobucket Visual Search. Not only have they made searching for images fun with Silverlight, they’ve leveraged Windows Live’s 320+ million active users to make it easy to share found images.” said. Kevin Gallo, General Manager of Silverlight.

Photobucket Visual Search uses the free Microsoft Silverlight browser plug-in, available to both Windows and Macintosh users, supporting all major browsers.