MotionElements Rolls Out New Visual Search Feature

MotionElements, a trusted provider of stock animation, videos, and After Effects templates, rolls out a new visual search feature.

Online PR News – 04-September-2014 – Singapore – The new function uses advanced visual search similarity technology to help users find relevant content easier.

[Singapore, September 3, 2014] – MotionElements (ME), a trusted source for stock animations, video clips, After Effects and Apple Motion templates, announces the roll out of a new visual search feature. The new search features allows users to find relevant images, videos, and other elements faster using an advanced visual search similarity technology.

Elements Search Made Easy

MotionElements strives to provide digital artists, motion graphics artists, filmmakers, and other users the best possible experience in their search for high-quality stock elements. This is one of the reasons they are rolling out their new VisualSearch function – for faster and more relevant searches.

The new feature is a visual similarity search engine technology that allows users to search for videos and other elements using an image reference from one of the site’s existing footage or a user-provided reference image. It aims to find relevant content with a heavier emphasis on visual cues.

The VisualSearch uses advanced technology that draws inspiration from image search engines. The company’s visual search feature breaks new ground, as it allows for faster, more visually-accurate search results for items from their video content library.

One special feature of ME’s VisualSearch implementation is that it is primarily designed for looking up stock videos, which makes it easier for users to search for elements they need if they already have a reference image ready.

Improved User Search Experience

MotionElements rolls out VisualSearch with the help of Pixolution, a leading visual image search technology provider.

MotionElements co-founder Joanne Chua explains, “We saw a lot of potential in the amount of utility and ease of use it (VisualSearch) provides to both buyers and sellers of stock video content, which led to our decision to invest and implement the technology to MotionElements as part of our efforts to improve our site.”

Mark Sun, also a co-founder of MotionElements adds, “What sets us apart is that, on top of our extensive video footage library, we also have a huge selection of stock animation and After Effects templates. This often places a heavy burden on having the correct keywords to describe, for example, animated video backgrounds with keywords like Swirly Lines or Curvy Wave.”

“Our new VisualSearch bridges that gap,” Sun adds. “The visual nature of the search overcomes the various language and semantic limitations inherent to keyword searches. This effectively globalizes search for all languages, which in turn gives our Artists confidence that their content can be found by buyers with less emphasis on the keywords.”

The VisualSearch function is currently available as a Beta feature, with further improvements soon to be implemented for easier use.

About MotionElements

MotionElements is a leading online marketplace offering royalty-free stock animations, video footage, After Effects and Apple Motion templates. Based in Singapore, the company serves as an online community where digital artists, motion graphics artists, filmmakers and other individuals interact, collaborate, and market.

For more information about the company, their visual search features, and other products, visit