Intel acquires computer vision chipmaker Movidius to further build out its RealSense platform

To boost its computer vision capabilities and further augment RealSense platform’s development strategy, premier chipmaker Intel Technologies has acquired computer vision startup Movidius for an undisclosed amount. This acquisition will enable both companies to build low-power, high-performance solutions for machines that’ll enable them to visually process and understand their surroundings. Intel has recently been adapting to the paradigm shift towards machine learning and artificial intelligence by acquiring solution providers and manufacturers to build out its own groundbreaking technologies. Prior to Movidius, the chipmaker has acquired machine learning startup Nervana Systems for $400 million. It has recently also unveiled its 7th generation ‘Kaby Lake‘ processors, built specifically to provide an immersive graphics experience. Being the largest silicon chip manufacturer, the company is looking to directly integrate deep learning capabilities into their hardware instead of a…


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