Polar Rose

  • iOS 5 To Have Powerful Face Detection

    iOS 5 To Have Powerful Face Detection

    After Apple’s purchase of face recognition software provider Polar Rose, we were unsure what Apple had planned. Now, thanks to a little 9to5mac digging we know that face recognition (FaceRec? FaceTimeRec? FaceSnatch?) will be baked deeply into iOS 5 and support a number of clever features including, potentially, the same wacky effects available in Lion’s Photo Booth app. Read More

  • Polar Rose Now Supports Photo Tagging On The Biggest Of Them All: Facebook

    Earlier this year, Polar Rose got some headlines when it applied its nifty photo tagging technology to Flickr, one of the most popular image sharing services on the Web. Cleverly, it used Facebook Connect as a way to identify people that were named and tagged on images hosted on Flickr. Now the Swedish company is taking it up a notch with the release of a Facebook application that should make… Read More

  • Polar Rose Combines Facebook Connect With Facial Recognition Technology To Tag Photos On Flickr

    Polar Rose, a photo tagging startup we wrote about during its private launch, has released a new version of its application that lets you name and tag people in your photos on your Flickr account using your Facebook contacts. Polar Rose will detect people in your photos, let you name the people using your Facebook contact list, and then suggest tags of other photos that include your… Read More