Looks like I was right on the money back in Oct '07 when I announced that I had spotted SearchMe taking screen shots on one of my sites and I knew this was a hot news item but couldn't get the Sphinners to bite on it.
Here we are 6 months later and the story broke a couple of days ago on the Silicon Valley WebGuild:
Searchme is a new search engine that captures images of web pages and allows users to navigate visually through these page snapshots.Searchme is currently running a private beta but the flash demo on their web site is real fucking cool so I hope their search technology is as good because this is so wicked it could be a real Google killer.
I'll bet Microsoft, Yahoo or Ask tries to buy this technology ASAP before Google can get their hands on it as something this hot could put any of the lesser search engines back on the map.
If you want information about their spider named Charlotte and IP addresses so you can let Searchme into your site and past your firewall, read my previous post with all the pertinent information.