Sotheby’s acquires Thread Genius to build its image recognition and recommendation tech

 Every company today is a tech company, a maxim that was proven out today when one of the world’s oldest and biggest art auction houses acquired an AI startup. Sotheby’s has bought Thread Genius, which has built a set of algorithms that can both instantly identify objects and then recommend images of similar objects to the viewer. You can see some examples of how it works… Read More