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RedZ is a 3D search engine that displays its results in the form of web page snapshots. The user may navigate through these relatively large snapshots, which are displayed in a Cover Flow layout.

Last updated: 16 Jun 2016

Quintura is a visual search engine that provides a tagcloud option to allow for easier navigation and search refinement into more specific categories. You may search across the web, images or video.

As of October 2012, Quintura is no longer in service. quintura.com redirects to quinturakids.com

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Last updated: 23 Mar 2016

PolyMeta es un metabuscador que muestra los resultados de la búsqueda en forma de clusters e imágenes. Los resultados son ordenados según la fuente y categoría.

Last updated: 6 Aug 2015

iBoogie es un motor de búsqueda de clustering que relaciona documentos con contenido similar o con temas relacionados con un mismo grupo. A cada grupo se le asigna una etiqueta basada en el contenido de los documentos. Los resultados se presentan al usuario en una jerarquía de temas (clusters) para la navegación.

Last updated: 3 Aug 2015

WebClust es un metabuscador que agrupa documentos en conjuntos significativos. WebClust presenta los resultados de la búsqueda en una disposición horizontal por tema, además de una única lista vertical. La técnica de minería de datos de WebClust está diseñada para dar sentido a la gran cantidad de información textual de la web, incluidas las bibliotecas digitales.

Last updated: 14 Jun 2015

A French-developed Java application that displays the lexical relations of a word in a 3D environment.

Last updated: 22 Mar 2015

Carrot2 is an open source search results clustering engine. It automatically organizes small collections of documents into categories.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Cluuz is a search engine that shows not only links to related pages, but also entities (people, companies, organizations) and images that are extracted from within the search results. In addition to the results, Cluuz displays a tag cloud of the most relevant entities extracted from returned results, as well as a semantic graph view of a cluster of terms.

Code license: Closed source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Mnemomap is a flash interactive search engine that generates a visual "Atomic-Tree", sends your queries to a Query List, and delivers the search results. The Atomic-Tree allows you to improve your query mid-search. The Query List allows you to customize your search query.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

oSkope is a visual search assistant that allows you to browse and organize items from Amazon, eBay, Flickr, Fotolia, Yahoo!Image Search and YouTube. Results are displayed on an interactive Flash grid of thumbnails.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

flokoon displays search results from Last.fm, YouTube, and Fotolia in a graphic interactive map, that connects related topics through a series of spiderweb-like graphics.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Gnod is a cultural search tool that generates its results in floating tag clouds. You may search for books, music, movies, and people.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Google allows you to see relevant search results to your query in a unique semantically relevant and graphically designed way.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Grokker is a visualization, web-based search tool.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Kartoo is a search engine that works across many different languages. Kartoo also provides a variety of other features and games.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

KwMap is a search engine that functions as a "keyword map" across the web. KwMap utilizes a keyword generator with a graphical interface that allows you to navigate from your initial query to results for related topics.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Lexipedia is a metadictionary displaying a semantic map of parts of speech related to the word of inquiry.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

ManagedQ is a search engine that classifies results into three categories (person, place, thing) and displays the results on a grid.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Casual allows you to search for a concept or common word and produces a unique cloud of concepts. Results are randomly displayed as definitions, related tags, and pictures.

Code license: Open source
Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Miiget allows you to search for famous people and connect them to other celebrities pertaining to more or less the same sphere. Miiget displays the results in a circular cluster of windows centered around the main query.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

WebKruz is a visual search engine that allows you to navigate through the results (web page snapshots) of your query automatically.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

WikiMindMap is a mindmapping tool that allows you to browse in wiki content. It uses an interactive interface based on a system of nodes and brackets. Maps may be exported into FreeMind.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

WordVenture is an interactive visualization of the WordNet database that employs the technology and interface of TouchGraph.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Search-Cube is a search engine that presents the results in an interactive 3D cube-shaped format. Search-Cube displays 96 thumbnails of search results generated by Google.

Currently, Search Cube is powered by a Google search box and returns links and thumnails.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Silobreaker is a search engine that aggregates the news from numerous sources and presents the contents in various visualization formats.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

Tianamo (beta) is an information visualization search engine that displays the search results in a 3D landcape where subtopics are presented topographically as peaks.

Tianamo is no longer online and the link bounces to a Chinese commerce site.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

TuneGlue is a music search engine that generates and connects nodes containing artist names related to the one queried, and networks the related artists in an interactive web.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014

VisuWords is a mindmapping linguistic tool that shows the relationships between the queried word and related words in an interactive map, with corresponding definitions.

Last updated: 29 Dec 2014
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