Apple Acquires Deep Learning Perceptio Startup to Boost iOS’ Image Processing Efficiency …

Apple bought Perceptio, an AI startup founded by Zak Stone and Nicolas Pinto, two artificial intelligence researchers with PhDs from MIT and Harvard which are known to have previously worked on developing an image recognition system, according to a Bloomberg report. Moreover, Zak Stone, one of the Perceptio founders, currently has a position at Apple’s California headquarters according to some sources, this partially explaining how Apple managed to find the stealthy startup that stayed completely under the radar since its founding. As usual when they acquire a new company, Apple is tight-lipped about it, with the standard statement being sent to Bloomberg by Colin Johnson, their spokesman, “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.” Perceptio’s field of work…


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