Apple reportedly acquires machine learning startup Perceptio
Apple has reportedly snapped up another startup, this time in a company called Perceptio. The company develops technology related to deep learning, using image-recognition systems to teach computers to identify objects with through visual input. From Bloomberg:
As is usual for acquisitions, Apple gave the following response when asked about snapping up Perceptio:
As we reported last week, Apple also recently acquired speech recognition company VocalIQ. Considering the company's recent push to hire specialists in artificial intelligence and machine learning, it seems that Spotlight search and Siri, which saw vast improvements in iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, may only get better down the line.
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