- Sep 6, 2021
Vilnyx, the AI Video start-up has been acquired by Apple. The deal has been struck for $50 Million USD. The company actively works in the domain of advanced artificial intelligence enabling the boosting of iPhone’s AI along with the several models available.
The company is headquartered in Barcelona. It develops several kinds of technology and software enhancing the vision of a computer to take into consideration the computer’s audio content, text, and visual. This shall enable the categorization and shelving of the metadata. This will help in providing related content, which has been reported from Bloomberg.
The tech giant is one of its bytes referred to the fact that it “buys smaller technology companies from time to time and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans”. With the acquisition of Vilynx, there will hopefully be better developments in the domains and in the new applications.
The functions of Siri can also be enhanced with the technology from Vilynx TV and news can also be recommended by Vilynx to generate relatable and better content for users.
With this, the AI domain of Apple will be better with this new acquisition were employees to the tune of 50 engineers and data scientists from the company joining Apple, making Vilynx’s Barcelona office as Apple Europe’s key AI research hub.