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  • cchaker cchaker Feb 7, 2013 6:16 AM Flag

    Apple Acquires Polar Rose a facial-recognition company

    Apple has acquired Malmo, Sweden-based Polar Rose, a facial-recognition company with several products that could be integrated into Apple's current and future product lines, CNET News reports.

    Polar Rose has developed a number of facial-recognition technologies, including FaceCloud, a server-side solution to add facial recognition to any service. FaceLib is the company's mobile solution for iPhone and Android platforms, FaceCore is command-line tool, and Recognizr is a tool that combines facial recognition and augmented reality.

    Apple already has a couple of products, Aperture and iPhoto, that utilize facial recognition.

    Sentiment: Strong Buy

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