Facebook buys a company FacioMetrics, developing a facial recognition technology
On the website of the company FacioMetrics developing the technology of face recognition and analysis of facial expression, reported «joining Facebook».
Development FacioMetrics can be useful in applications of augmented and virtual reality, animation, media analysis, audience reaction, and in other applications where face detection and the analysis of their expression allows improve the interaction between machine and human, providing new and exciting opportunities of the use of computers.
The company FacioMetrics was created by a group of researchers working at the University of Carnegie Mellon. The financial side of the transaction, the source of light.