Pinterest Buys Image-Recognition Startup VisualGraph – Digits – WSJ


See on Scoop.itData Nerd’s Corner

Pinterest’s purchase of VisualGraph, a two-person startup that specializes in visual search, is a sign of growing demand for engineers with expertise in helping computers learn to recognize people and objects inside photos and video.

Carla Gentry CSPO‘s insight:

The acquisition is a sign of growing demand for engineers with expertise in computer vision, a technology that helps computers learn to recognize people and objects inside photos and video. In 2012, Facebook bought Face.com to quickly identify the names of people in photos uploaded by users.

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