A Google representative today confirmed that Motorola Mobility has acquired image and gesture recognition firm Viewdle. Apparently talks between the two companies were ongoing, having started back before Google scooped up Motorola.
Motorola Mobility today announced that it has acquired Viewdle, a leading imaging & gesture recognition company. Motorola and Viewdle have an existing commercial agreement and have been collaborating for some time. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.”
Considering that this is the sort of technology that would enhance apps and services such as Google+ and Picasa, we can appreciate why Google wants Viewdle. �
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