Intel buys Irish computer vision startup Movidius in its sixth major buyout of the year

Image Credit: Movidius Intel is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to buy startups from around the world to enhance its own deep learning and machine learning technology, RealSense Intel extended its shopping spree this week by announcing the acquisition of Movidius, a company developing computer vision processing technology for autonomous drones. “Our leading VPU (Vision Processing Unit) platform for on-device vision processing combined with Intel’s industry leading depth sensing solution is a winning combination for autonomous machines that can see in 3D, understand their surroundings and navigate accordingly,” wrote Movidius CEO Remi El-Ouaazane in a blog post.  “When computers can see, they can become autonomous and that’s just the beginning.” he continued, adding that, “We’re on the cusp of big breakthroughs in artificial intelligence. In the years ahead, we’ll see…


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