Intrinsic + Vicarious

The Vicarious business has been acquired by Intrinsic, a robotics software and AI company at Alphabet. Learn more about our shared mission here.

Software Firm Claims Breakthrough in Computer Vision Will Lead to Better AI

The start-up Vicarious, based in San Francisco, Calif., claims it has come up with artificial intelligence (AI) software that reads images nearly as well as humans and can crack a CAPTCHA 90 percent of the time. If the claims are true, they could signify a breakthrough in building AI that is indistinguishable from human cognition - at least when it comes to helping computers identify and understand images.

Posted February 2020 Back to Resources