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Acquired byApple
Price$29M
Date9/2010

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Websitepolarrose.com
Blogblog.polarrose.com
Twitter@polarrose
CategoryConsumer Web
Emailjanerik@polarrose...
Employees18
Founded11/2004

Offices

Sweden
Anckargripsgatan 3
Malmo, 21119, SWE
Poland
Al. KEN 15/101
Warsaw, 02-797, POL
France
2405 route des Dolines
Nice
Sophia Antipolis, 06560, FRA

People

Founder & CTO
Board member

Funding

TOTAL $5.1M
FUNDING TOTAL $5.1M
Series A, 11/2006
Nordic Venture Partners
$5.1M

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Polar Rose

Polar Rose helps users sort, search, and share their digital photos based on the photo content. Using superior computer vision technology Polar Rose can tell who’s in a photo.

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Polar Rose

Websitepolarrose.com
Blogblog.polarrose.com
StageBeta
Launch DateAugust 1, 2007
Tags facial, recognition, photos

As the demand for organizing and sharing of photos and video increases, Polar Rose provides tools for sorting and adding context to these.

  • The Polar Rose browser plugin identifies people in any public photo on the web.
  • polarrose.com gives access to photos found by Polar Rose explorers and shows more of the same person.
  • The partner API allows sites to add the Polar Rose functionality to their own site, whether a small personal gallery or large news site.
Polar Rose screenshot
Above: Polar Rose Screenshot -- #1
Uploaded: 2/5/08
Polar Rose screenshot
Above: Polar Rose Screenshot -- #2
Uploaded: 2/5/08

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  1. Updated: Looks Like Apple Bought Polar Rose For $29 million (techcrunch.com) [edit]
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