Apple Buys Artificial Intelligence Startup Perceptio

The acquisition brings Apple a company that works on bringing advanced AI systems to devices as small as smartphones. Apple continues to be on an acquisition spree, this time buying Perceptio, an artificial intelligence startup that works on ideas that could be integrated into future iPhones.Perceptio’s technology focuses on creating image classification systems for smartphones that aren’t connected to large external databases, according to an Oct. 5 story by Bloomberg, which announced the deal. Essentially that means that the technology would potentially help users more easily organize and store photos on their iPhones, making them easier to find and use.  The leaders of Perceptio, Nicolas Pinto and Zak Stone, are AI researchers who “specialize in developing image-recognition systems using deep learning,” which “lets computers learn to identify and classify sensory…


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