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Single platform, multiple uses


Each type of image recognition functionality may require specific features and configurations to optimize performance for different kind of applications.

LTU Engine have been developed with this in mind and offers tools and setting designed specifically for specific markets and use cases such as:

  • visual content tracking
  • mobile visual search
  • online visual search
  • investigations.

  • Our customer usecases make our expertise.

    Media monitoring, brand & image copyright protection!

    JASTEC FRANCE's image recognition platform – LTU Engine – makes it easier to automate and enhance the identification and tracking of visual content, both online and in printed media.

    Image matching technology configured specifically for visual content tracking includes tools that have been designed to be integrated with sophisticated workflow of solutions for:

    • Media intelligence: tracking of advertisements in print publications and online
    • Brand protection: identification and monitoring of brand logos, product images etc. to protect against fraudulent use.
    • Social media monitoring: identification of product images and logos uploaded by consumers to social media sites and other online sources to monitor brand image.
    • Copyright protection: detection and tracking of the use of copyright images online and in print

    Bridge the gap between Physical and Digital Worlds in a simple Snap !

    Image matching technology makes it possible to link offline to digital content simply by taking a picture with a mobile device. The action is similar to scanning a code, however, image recognition analyzes and searches based on the visual content captured with the mobile device – hence no code needed.


    With LTU Engine, simply build apps that recognize your content:

    • Product catalogs
    • Print ads
    • Billboards
    • Product packaging
    • Etc.



    You provide the image content and control the experience. JASTEC FRANCE's technologies takes care of the image matching that determines what you display on the mobile device.

    Enrich the online search experience! Take site search to the next level!

    Online visual search enables innovative search functionality that adds a new dimension to traditional website search making the user experience more relevant and engaging. Used with categorization and keywords, the combination of color and similarity search provides a unique way to navigate through large image catalogs.

    Online visual search is usually used for eCommerce sites and stock photo portals that are dominated by large amounts of image content. Integrating image recognition automates visual search functionality, as well as creates a more engaging and relevant search experience.

    • Search by similarity


    Allow users to browse within catalogs to find images or merchandise that are similar based on shape and color. Broaden search and exposure to images by displaying similar images that the user might be interested in based on search history.

    • Search by colors

    Provide users with tool to navigate images by searching with color or combination of colors extracted from an entire image catalog or an individual image. Create dynamic color palettes based on actual colors of images and image sets. Online visual search facilitates users to search for similar images and images with specific colors. Users can also upload their own images to search for matching and similar merchandise on a site, which not only helps them easily find what they are looking for, but also creates a deeper and broader browsing experience thus exposing user to more products and increasing the time spent on the site.

    Law enforcement, eDiscovery and moderation

    In addition to traditional textual data, visual content is often equally important in eDiscovery, forensic investigations and moderation of user-generated content.

    To ease the often-daunting task of identifying and analyzing visual content in diverse types of investigations, LTU Engine has proven effective with both governmental, law enforcement and commercial organizations globally. Proven image recognition tools for effective investigations

    The combination of LTU Engine’s image matching, similarity search and classification tools can be used to filter and prioritize image data – whether the sources are scanned documents, images of crime scenes, blacklisted images, videos, etc. LTU engine is used to reduce costly manual review and human error related to:

  • Stolen art investigations
  • eDiscovery
  • Identification of known stolen artifacts by investigators on site via mobile image recognition or image search on global stolen art registries.

    Identification and filtering of visual content including scanned documents, diagrams, images, charts and videos.

  • Forensic investigations
  • UGC moderation
  • Filtering and prioritization of visual content to reduce time spent on manual review- creates binary strings that make it possible to share data with other investigators and department databases.

    Automatically flag unwanted uploaded visual content via blacklisting and filtering of content for prioritization of manual review.