XNOR.ai is, essentially, a bit of clever computer-native math that enables AI-like models for vision and speech recognition to run practically anywhere.
XNOR.ai has about a billion applications: object recognition on extremely low-power devices like security cameras, sorting and tagging photos on your phone, accurate local speech recognition and synthesis and countless other CPU-intensive processes. It could lead to a fundamental shift in the capabilities of many classes of electronics, in the home and in industry.

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Parent CompanyApple
HQSeattle, WA, US
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Xnor.ai is headquartered in Seattle, WA, US

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Key People/Management at Xnor.ai

Ali Farhadi

Ali Farhadi

Matt McIlwain

Matt McIlwain

Managing Director Madrona Venture Group
Alexei Andreev

Alexei Andreev

Managing Director, Autotech Ventures
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Xnor.ai Office Locations

Xnor.ai has an office in Seattle
Seattle, WA, US (HQ)
936 N 34th St #400
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Xnor.ai Financials and Metrics

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$14.6 m


In total, Xnor.ai had raised $14.6 m. Xnor.ai is a subsidiary of Apple

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Xnor.ai News and Updates

Apple's reported $200 million acquisition of Xnor.ai is part of the bigger red-hot trend of edge computing

The edge computing industry is expected to be worth more than $3 billion dollars in the next five years.  In January Apple acquired one firm, Xnor.ai, for a reported $200 million, while competitor Kneron raised $73 million in funding from backers like Alibaba and Qualcomm.  Edge computing allows d…

Apple Acquires Xnor.ai To Bolster AI At The Edge

Apple’s acquisition of Xnor.ai shows the growing significance of AI at Edge and the need to simplifying it.

Apple has acquired artificial intelligence startup Xnor.ai for a reported $200 million

Apple has purchased a little-known AI company for a reported $200 million. According to GeekWire, the acquired company is a Seattle-based startup that specializes in low-power, edge-based artificial intelligence tools, called Xnor.ai. Apple recently acquired a similar startup called Spectral Edge…

Apple snaps up artificial-intelligence startup Xnor.ai for about $200 million: reports

Apple Inc. has acquired artificial-intelligence startup Xnor.ai for a price near $200 million, according to reports Wednesday. The acquisition, which was first reported by GeekWire, would give the smartphone giant access to low-power AI tools for image recognition in cameras. Apple didn't respond t…

Apple buys artificial intelligence startup Xnor.ai, but not necessarily for a smarter Siri

The Seattle-based company developed on-device artificial intelligence processing.

Apple buys edge-based AI startup Xnor.ai for a reported $200M

Xnor.ai, spun off in 2017 from the nonprofit Allen Institute for AI, has reportedly been acquired by Apple for about $200 million. A source close to the company corroborated a report this morning from GeekWire to that effect.
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Xnor.ai Blogs

Adding Deep Learning to your Edge Device with 5 Lines of Code — Xnor and SAST

Adding Deep Learning to your Edge Device with 5 Lines of Code — Xnor and SASTHistorically, if you wanted to include sophisticated machine learning tasks to your software solutions, you were limited to a few options. You could implement the solutions yourself internally, but this requires experienced…

The Next Phase of Deep Learning: Neural Architecture Learning ( Automatic Discovering of Neural…

The Next Phase of Deep Learning: Neural Architecture Learning ( Automatic Discovering of Neural Wirings) Leads to the Most Optimized Computer Vision ModelBy Mohammad Rastegari, CTO at xnor.aiEverywhere we hear that AI is going to change the world — that more products, businesses, and solutions are n…

How Xnor.ai Managed to Squeeze a Deep Neural Network onto a $20 Wyze Camera

By Carlo C del MundoA hardware teardown of the Wyze CamWyze, the provider of affordable smart home technologies, came to us with a problem — can you help reduce the endless, unnecessary notifications for our camera users? At the time, Wyze was sending their users notifications based on motion by doi…

Xnor’s AI Helps Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Make Their Devices Smarter, not Pricier

Imagine you’re relaxing on your summer vacation, idle thoughts passing through your mind as you soak up the sun. You get an alert on your phone telling you somebody has been detected moving around your house. You swipe up to check out a clip — it’s just your neighbor stopping by to water the plants,…

How AI Made Me Happy

Oliver before and after Xnor.aiI’m a big fan of games. I love playing them and as a new employee at Xnor.ai, I love creating them too.Xnor.ai is a Seattle based startup that develops the most advanced machine learning models for computer vision out there. We’ve been able to push deep learning direct…

How can we power Artificial Intelligence with only ambient energy harvested from a solar cell?

The Hardware Architecture underlying Xnor’s first Battery-Free Deep Learning TechnologyXnor battery-less AI technology so light-weight, installation as simple as tacking to the wallTraditionally deep learning algorithms that give rise to Artificial Intelligence capabilities require such intense powe…
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Xnor.ai Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who are Xnor.ai key executives?

    Xnor.ai's key executives are Ali Farhadi, Matt McIlwain and Alexei Andreev.

  • Who are Xnor.ai competitors?

    Competitors of Xnor.ai include temi, Mobvoi and Allo-Media.

  • Where is Xnor.ai headquarters?

    Xnor.ai headquarters is located at 936 N 34th St #400, Seattle.

  • Where are Xnor.ai offices?

    Xnor.ai has an office in Seattle.

  • How many offices does Xnor.ai have?

    Xnor.ai has 1 office.