How Houzz Is Using Deep Learning to Change the Retail Game

Online shopping has the potential to be so much smarter. If you stumble across a rug or lamp you like in a photo, shouldn’t it be easier to track down where to buy it? One home design website is aiming to do just that, with the help of artificial intelligence. Palo Alto-based Houzz is a platform for people who want to remodel or redesign their homes and they’re looking for inspiration. Consumers and design professionals alike can upload photos of their completed projects, where they can then tag specific furniture and accessories offered by merchants Houzz partners with–letting other users easily buy any product they see and love. The platform, which launched its online marketplace in 2014, currently offers about 6 million products through 15,000 merchants. And while that’s a…


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