Facebook, Google and Russia’s VisionLabs Collaborate to ‘Make Machines See’

Published by , June 6, 2016 4:51 am

(EconomicTimes) Facebook and Google have collaborated with a Russian developer have created an open source computer vision platform that acts as a teaching machine and enables them “see”. VisionLabs, a solutions developer in the field of computer vision, data analysis and robotics, and a Skolkovo IT Cluster resident have developed this as a global open-source computer vision project with the support of Facebook and Google, an official said.
Google, Facebook and VisionLabs do not consider this a commercial project – its purpose is developing the community and its aim is long-term prospects. Balmanohar Paluri, Research Lead, Facebook AI Research, said: “The project opens up the field of computer vision to a greater audience of developers. Our focus is making machines see. To do that, knowledge needs to be open.”

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