In a bid to bolster its photo and video efforts, Facebook has acquired facial recognition startup FacioMetrics. The financial details of the deal were not disclosed. Continue reading “Facebook acquires facial recognition tech startup FacioMetrics”
Jolla Mobile, the Finnish mobile startup, has announced that it will be showing off its MeeGo based smartphone operating system at the Slush startup conference in Helsinki. The conference is slated to take place from 21-22 November. The operating system has been codenamed Sailfish and details regarding the SDK for the OS will be rolled out around the same time.
We all know that Google has its own face recognition technology which was unveild to us with Ice Cream sandwich and the face unlock. But looks like Google is looking for more and has decided to acquire face recognition company Viewdle for around $45 million.