Facebook has acquired an unusual application


Facebook bought the application for recognition of furniture

Company Facebook bought the app GrokStyle, which recognizes the image of the furniture and tells where to buy it, writes with reference to

The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. As the newspaper notes, Facebook could be interested in GrokStyle, as it invests heavily in the development of artificial intelligence and computer vision.

App GrokStyle was created in 2015. The founders of the project presented the basic technology of GrokStyle at SIGGRAPH and received 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 not told how to use the technology GrokStyle, but said: “We are pleased to welcome GrokStyle in Facebook. Their team and technology will contribute to our capabilities AI”.

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