Facebook bought the startup in the field of face recognition FacioMetrics

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Facebook announced about the purchase of a startup FacioMetrics that specializiruetsya on the developments in the field of face recognition and emotion. The transaction amount was not disclosed.

"Ways of communication between people change, and things like masks and other effects, allow people to Express themselves in more creative ways. We are pleased to welcome the team FacioMetrics that will help us add more effects for photo and video and to increase the involvement of users", — commented on the deal, the press Secretary Facebook.
Startup FacioMetrics was created in 2015 at the University of Carnegie Mellon. He worked on the development tools for face recognition in video and emotions on them. At the moment all startup apps removed from the App Store and Google Play.

Among the customers are the companies FacioMetrics Lightricks, Anki, Meograph, University of Kentucky, Carnegie-Mellon, mit and "the leading company in the field of social media" (perhaps Facebook).

Buy FacioMetrics took place a few weeks after Facebook introduced filters for video.

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