Google Eyes Smartphones that Can Recognize Faces

In the not-too-distant future, today’s “smartphone” could look pretty dumb. At least if Google and its new partner, Movidius, a maker of processors for “low-power machine vision,” have anything to say about it. Under the partnership announced yesterday, the companies will work together to advance Google’s vision of mobile devices with deep-learning capabilities. That means that the silicon-based smarts currently seen on cognitive computers like IBM’s Watson could one day reside on the phone in a user’s pocket.Under the agreement, Google plans to bring the neural computation engine it currently runs on its own servers to Movidius’ chip platform, which could eventually enable machine-learning capabilities on local, mobile devices. In exchange for using the San Mateo, California-based chipmaker’s processors and software development environment, Google said it will “contribute to Movidius’…


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