Apple buys Swedish Polar Rose face-recognition company
According to reports,Apple has once again opened that $40+ billion bank history as where it purchased Swedish face-recognition company known as Polar Rose.
The Malmö-based company specializes in developing technology which makes facial recognition, not unlike what Apple already has and uses iPhoto for Mac OS X. Through sophisticated algorithms, manages the software of the Arctic Rose to recognize faces in images and the company offers three different products using that solution. The two product of the (Face Cloud and FaceLib), seem to really attract Apple.
Will the acquisition of Polar Rose face-recognition company, bolster the existing iPhoto/Aperture Faces feature for Apple? Lets us know how you feel about the deal.