Photoshop gets ‘Shazam for fonts’ artificial intelligence tool

Photoshop gets ‘Shazam for fonts’ artificial intelligence tool 12 May 2016 From the section Technology Image copyright Adobe Image caption Users will be able to identify a font by highlighting it from within Photoshop Photoshop is to use artificial intelligence to help users identify typefaces they have seen elsewhere.Developer Adobe describes its DeepFont feature as “Shazam for fonts” – a reference to the song-recognising app.It will work on both the mobile and desktop versions of the image-editing software, but users will need a Creative Cloud subscription.One expert said the tool would probably be popular with professionals, who often struggle to identify a design.Other font-matching online services already exist, but Adobe suggested the machine learning technology behind its system gave it an edge. Image copyright Adobe Image caption Adobe is hosting…


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