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These acquisitions followed deals for a string of robotics firms, including Industrial Perception, which focuses on 3D-vision-guided robotic technologies.
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The City Guides app, for devices running the Apple mobile operating system, analyses public Instagram images with location data and extracts features such as blue-sky views.
According to Jetpac’s website, its current apps will be removed from the Apple App Store “in the coming days” and support will end on 15 September.
Jetpac’s neural network technology was developed by the company’s founder and chief technology officer Pete Warden.
Warden also wrote two neural network-based demonstrator apps, still available on Apple’s App Store, according to The Guardian.
One of the apps, Spotter, attempts to identify objects. The other, Deep Belief, can be trained to recognise objects.