Swiss company kooaba ( has
released’kooaba search, an application for visual
search on the iPhone. Using kooaba’s image
recognition application, customers can “scan”
posters of current movie releases and receive
info about the releases on their iPhones.

This includes trailers, reviews, information
about actors, or links to merchandising
material. Every request is also saved in a
history. Recognition of CD covers, DVD covers and
games will be added to the service in a few
months. kooaba’s search service currently
focuses on the German speaking market, but will
be expanded to other countries in the near

kooaba search is now available for free at the Apple App Store.