Google acquires Moodstocks for its machine vision technology

Google has announced that it will be acquiring the French startup Moodstocks, which has developed technology that aids smartphones in identifying the objects captured by their cameras. In 2012, the startup introduced on-device image recognition and has spent its time since working on object recognition through the use of machine learning and computer vision. This is what initially intrigued Google about the company as it, along with many other companies in Silicon Valley, has invested in teaching computers to better see and understand the world. Machine learning has found its way into a number of Google products including its search, translation and photos services. Moodstock also provides image recognition services which will be discontinued after joining the company. In a post on its site, the company has updated its users…


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