Apple acquired an artificial intelligence company that specializes in visual content for $ 50 million
Bloomberg indicated that Apple acquired the American startup Vilynx, which specializes in artificial intelligence techniques and has technologies to recognize visual and audio content, at the beginning of the year without disclosing the deal.
From time to time, Apple acquires emerging companies, especially those specialized in artificial intelligence technologies, but it does not disclose details about the reasons, the financial value or even the future of work, and it is satisfied with its permanent statement, “From time to time, Apple acquires emerging technology companies, but we do not discuss the goal. And plans for it to be made public. “
Vilynx develops artificial intelligence technologies to recognize video, image, and audio content, and then automatically generate text metadata for content, thus helping to write video description for search engines, which means making content more accessible to users when searching for it.
Apple can use this company’s technologies in several axes, for example it can be used within the Siri voice assistant to make the identification of visual and audio content easier and direct access to the target, or even search for untitled content on the smartphone and access it after a while through the knowledge of intelligence algorithms Artificial on its content.
It is noteworthy that the value of the acquisition of the emerging company Vilynx has cost 50 million US dollars, according to the report, while Apple has not denied or confirmed the information.