Google acquires Jetpac to boost image recognition know-how


Google has acquired Jetpac, known for image recognition and processing.

Source: www.computerworld.com

Google has acquired Jetpac, known for image recognition and processing.

 

Jetpac wrote on its website that it’s joining Google, and would be removing its app from the App Store in the coming days. The company will stop offering support on Sept. 15, it said. Google confirmed the deal but had nothing to add to what Jetpac wrote, a spokeswoman said via email.

The San Francisco company’s Spotter app can identify objects captured via a smartphone camera. It is also known for its City Guides app, which creates lists based on how often a subject shows up in public Instagram images.

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