Google’s next-gen mobile devices may soon `see’ like we do.

A tiny Movidius chip.(Photo: Movidius) NEW YORK—Human beings can instantly recognize the objects in a room. How many are there, what color are they? If anyone is speaking we understand that too. Google’s next generation of digital devices will soon process and understand what they’re they’re seeing just like we humans. On Thursday, San Mateo, Calif., chip designer Movidius announced that it was collaborating with Google to speed up the adoption of this type of deep machine learning within mobile devices. As part of the arrangement, Google will license Movidius’ compact, cheap and low power chips, and in turn help Movidius with its complex neural network technology. Movidius is building its reputation in visual intelligence. The two companies previously collaborated on Google’s Project Tango, which helps phones and tablets understand where they are and how…


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