الثلاثاء، 2 أكتوبر، 2012

Google plans to buy a company specializing in the definition techniques faces

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Intends to "Google" buy "Viewdle", taken from "Silicon Valley" based, specializing in facial recognition technology and techniques actually.

Where is developing technology research team consisting of 36 staff subordinate to the company's branch in Ukraine, according to sources familiar with the this regard, note that the financial value of the deal is approximately U.S. $ 45 million.

It is expected to benefit Google techniques this company integrates them into mobile "Android" smart and social network "Google Plus" and also a pair of Google with augmented reality technology.
The company "Vewdle", which was founded in 2007, has been funded by several companies, including supermarket chain American to sell consumer electronics "Best Buy", and the "Research In Motion" Canadian Fund partners BlackBerry "Blackberry Partners Fund" and the company " Qualcomm "American.

This step may be an attempt by Google to protect itself from the issues of patent violations, in order to compete with "Facebook", which recently acquired the company "Weiss. Com - Face.com" emerging and specialized in facial recognition techniques.

Note that this is not the first time that acquires the "Google" to a specialized company in this regard, it has acquired in July last year on the company "PittPatt" specialized in technology face recognition, as bought "Neven Vision" German leader in systems visual recognition in 2006.


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