Motorola have announced a new acquisition of the facial recognition company, Viewdle which is said to be between $30 and $40 million US.
The acquisition was confirmed by a Motorola spokesman, who sent a written statement sent to TechCrunch stating the following:
“Motorola Mobility today announced that it has acquired Viewdle, a leading imaging & gesture recognition company. Motorola and Viewdle have an existing commercial agreement and have been collaborating for some time. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.”
If you didn’t know yet, Motorola Mobility is a section of Motorola that is owned by Google, which means that it may not just be Motorola devices that will receive the new and improved face recognition technology.
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