Apple relies on Swiss technology13.09.2017 09:58
The technology of the Swiss start-up Faceshift, which Apple bought two years ago, plays an important role in the new iPhone X. TechCrunch reports about Teralytics, another spin-off from ETH Zurich. Climeworks’ world-changing machine is featured by Bloomberg. And The Next Web explains why you need to pay attention to Switzerland as a startup nation. Our start-up press review.
When you smile, frown, or sneer at the iPhone X, the phone’s facial sensors can create expressive 3D emojis that mimic your very own face. These face-mimicking emojis, while an attractive feature, shouldn't be too great a surprise. Apple has been acquiring facial recognition technology for years, including Faceshift.
Google, Facebook or WeChat aren’t generally in the business of sharing their data holdings to help others — unless you want to pay them to target digital advertising on your behalf. Which is where Atomico-backed startup Teralytics spies its own big data opportunity.
Chris Gebald and Jan Wurzbacher turned a college project into a world-changing machine.
When it comes to startups, everything is in place in Switzerland to create home-runs; mind-blowing technology, leading research facilities and a track record of some of the sharpest minds in the world.