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.

TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyApple
HQSeattle, US
Websitexnor.ai
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
Xnor.ai is headquartered in Seattle, US

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Key People/Management at Xnor.ai

Ali Farhadi

Ali Farhadi

Founder
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, US (HQ)
936 N 34th St #400
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Xnor.ai Financials and Metrics

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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

AI on the Edge: Making face identification a reality on resource-constrained devices

https://medium.com/media/9c70efb9f73f58f95eea1ba0f2d646ff/href2010 was a milestone year for face recognition. That’s when Facebook introduced a tagging feature with the ability to identify individuals in a photograph by matching faces to the picture stored in a user’s profile. The feature was popula…

Upgrade Smart Appliances with the next generation in AI food identification

The next generation in AI food identification will raise the bar for smart appliancesMention Smart Appliance, and most people think of using a smartphone to turn on house lights as they pull in the driveway, arm security systems, control thermostats, or check if Amazon left a package on the front po…

AI on the Edge: Making face ID a reality on resource-constrained devices

https://medium.com/media/9c70efb9f73f58f95eea1ba0f2d646ff/href2010 was a milestone year for face recognition. That’s when Facebook introduced a photo tagging feature with the ability to identify individuals in a photograph by matching faces to the pictures stored in a user’s profile. The feature was…

The intelligence that makes Smart Homes smart

Much of the convenience and security that Smart Homes have claimed to promise has yet to become a reality. To understand why, consider that the technology behind a Smart Home historically required significant CPU power combined with a GPU or an accelerator chip to provide real object detection and f…

Take video conferencing to the next level with AI image segmentation

Andrew, one of Xnor’s engineers, showing a demo of Image Segmentation running off a webcam video feed, using 60 MB of memory and just the CPU — no GPU necessary.https://medium.com/media/9500868fd5871cfa4638f10d2951609d/hrefWith so many meetings involving participants from multiple locations, it’s no…

Real-Time Image Segmentation for Mobile, Retail and Videoconferencing

Imagine being able to create more focus in your video-conference, or transport users to a different world in a mobile app experience. Image segmentation, a computer vision machine learning task, makes this a reality by creating pixel-accurate image masks of detected objects. Computer vision is progr…
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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 Allo-Media, Thena and Semantic Machines.

  • 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.