Becoming Human: Intel is Bringing the Power of Sight to Machines

In Brief Intel acquires eight-year old startup Movidius to position itself as the leader in computer vision and depth-sensing technologies. While the details of the acquisition remain undisclosed, Intel and Movidius both stand to gain from this deal. Computer visionary No, this is not the beginning of a Terminator-esque world. But yes, it certainly is a start of major developments in computer vision and machine learning technology. Intel is intent to boost its RealSense platform by acquiring Dublin-based computer vision startup Movidius. With Intel’s existing framework, coupled with Movidius’ power-efficient system on chip (SoC), the pairing is bound to lead to major developments in consumer and enterprise products. “As part of Intel, we’ll remain focused on this mission, but with the technology and resources to innovate faster and execute at…


Link to Full Article: Becoming Human: Intel is Bringing the Power of Sight to Machines