Apple acquires AI tech that seeks to understand your photos

Date: September 30, 2017 Published by

  • This is helpful for hiding duplicates, for finding the best shot in a series of burst shot photos, or for grouping images by color and events.
  • As claimed on
    , the tech can not only figure out the content of your photos, but also their technical and aesthetic values.
  • Regaind’s computer vision API is said to have the ability to analyze the content of photos, so it’ll know to surface photos of dogs if you search for “dog”, for example.
  • Apple could use the face analysis tech not just for doing cool selfie filter tricks like Snapchat and Instagram, but perhaps to also power its
    feature in the upcoming
  • At WWDC this year, Apple announced that
    would have a new and improved
    , thanks in part to machine learning and AI. Apparently some of the advancements in this technology could be due to the acquisition of Regaind, a French startup that’s known for its computer vision tech.