Google acquires start-up Moodstocks; new deal to enhance machine learning, visual recognition

A woman walks past a logo of Google at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) 2015 in Beijing, China.REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon In a move to enhance visual recognition, machine learning and image recognition technology, Google has acquired French start-up Moodstocks that specialises in recognition of objects from a smartphone. The search giant announced the deal on Wednesday. Moodstocks is a French start-up that develops new algorithms for visual recognition, machine learning, and image recognition technology. It enables mobile devices recognise objects and images. Google will now have the benefit of this technology. Vincent Simonet, Head of R & D center of France Google, expressed in a blogpost about the possible benefits the company will get from Moodstocks. He is optimistic that the new deal will come handy for several projects like…


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