Microsoft Has Now Filed For The ‘BLINK’ Trademark In US

BLINK Burst Shot app
Microsoft Research released a Windows Phone app called Blink few months back. Actually, the app was demoed when Windows Phone 8 platform was first announced. This month, Google announced that it will be forking WebKit to create and start using a rendering engine of its own, called Blink.

With BLINK for Windows Phone 8, you’ll never miss the best shot. BLINK captures a burst of images before you even press the shutter, and continues to capture pictures after you’ve taken your shot. It’s no problem if you press the shutter a few moments too early or too late. BLINK saves the series of images it captures from the shutter, and you can retrieve and use any of these shots from the photos hub by simply opening the image in BLINK!

With BLINK, a simple finger swipe lets you find the perfect shot now—or later. Advanced image stabilization technology from Microsoft Research removes camera shake and lets you

Just after few days after Google’s announcement, Microsoft has now filed for the BLINK trademark in US. It may be a coincidence or a move from Microsoft to protect the name from Google. Anyway, it would be cool if Microsoft integrates Blink as a feature in Windows Phone native camera UI as a Burst mode option.

What do you think?

Source: TNW

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