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The $1 trillion company has doubled its effort toward making its AR business a grand slam. The Apple company is in no time for joke with the recent acquisition of a video-editing startup. The Danish machine learning company Spektral, whose software erases backgrounds from videos instantly, will now belongs to Apple. The purchase was not made public until a Darnish media revealed today stating that the deal has been executed as far as last year December for a sum om $30 million..
Apple is no stranger to under the radar buyouts, and the Spektral acquisition doesn’t come as a surprise given the Danish startup’s expertise. Spektral, formerly named ‘CloudCutout,’ uses spectra graph theory and deep neural networks to create what is essentially green screen video editing, but in real time.
Spektral takes what was once a painstaking editing process and reduces the heavy lifting to a simple command. The implications are many for the iPhone, but perhaps more interestingly for Apple’s anticipated AR hardware.
With rumors of a standalone headset release in 2020, along with Apple’s continued attention to ARKit, the Spektral purchase makes total sense. Animojis and Memojis already hint at where Apple could go with their AR capabilities, and Spektral’s tech fits with that direction. Apple’s proprietary AR headset is anticipated to be one of the most advanced of its kind, and the addition of Spektral’s intelligent green screen technology gives us another hint about where Apple’s AR ambitions are heading.