Facebook has invested hundreds of thousands in artificial intelligence: will help to choose the furniture

Facebook вложила сотни тысяч в искусственный интеллект: будет помогать выбрать мебель

Company Facebook acquired the application GrokStyle. It is able to recognize images of furniture and tells where you can buy it.

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Facebook is interested in GrokStyle, since it invests large sums in the development of artificial intelligence and computer vision.

Facebook вложила сотни тысяч в искусственный интеллект: будет помогать выбрать мебель

App GrokStyle created in 2015. The authors of the project introduced the basic technology GrokStyle at SIGGRAPH and managed to obtain a grant of 225 thousand dollars, and by 2017, has attracted another $ 2 million from the National science Foundation for the development of the application.

In Facebook did not say how they used the technology GrokStyle, however, said, “We are pleased to welcome GrokStyle in Facebook. Their team and technology will contribute to our capabilities AI”.

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