Google to buy face recognition software Viewdle - report

Tuesday 2 October 2012 | 11:37 CET | News
Google is close to completing a deal to buy Viewdle, a Ukrainian maker of facial recognition technology that automatically tags photos, a person familiar with the deal told Cnet. The acquisition, which has been in the works for more than a year, is expected to close this week, the person said. Google and Viewdle declined to comment. Viewdle's technology provides a way for users of Google+, Android, Picasa and other services on a range of devices to automatically tag photos of friends. Viewdle's SocialCamera app automatically tags Facebook friends and the company has released an Android game

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