Google Is Preparing to Bring Machine Learning to Smartphones

Image source: Movidius.Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Alphabet’s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google are trying to make the smartphone even smarter. The Android maker recently made a big announcement about adding machine learning to mobile devices, and it could change how smartphones process real-time information.  Google said it will purchase chips from Movidius, which makes low-power, machine-learning processors for connected devices. Machine learning, a type of deep learning, is when computers (or phones) can process and categorize external information (like a picture you just took). Google already uses cloud-computing to categorize photos for its Google Photos app. If you take a picture of the beach and upload it to Google Photos, the app will automatically learn that it’s a picture of the beach and classify it as such. But Movidius’ chips bring that machine-learning power straight…


Link to Full Article: Google Is Preparing to Bring Machine Learning to Smartphones