Mooreland Partners advises Viewdle in sale toGoogle’s Motorola Mobility unit
Kiev, Ukraine / Libertyville, Illinois, US – October 10, 2012 – Mooreland Partners is pleased to announce that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Viewdle Inc. in its sale to Motorola Mobility, a subsidiary of Google Inc. Viewdle’s investors included Anthem Venture Partners, Best Buy, Qualcomm Ventures and Relay Ventures.
Viewdle is a leading developer of automated facial recognition technology that enables cutting-edge social experiences. The Company’s facial recognition platform can be used on smartphones and tablets to create more engaging photo and video applications. Through real-time visual analysis at the point of capture, the Company’s technology can power a variety of facial recognition-based Augmented Reality applications. Viewdle’s R&D team based in Kiev, Ukraine, also develops gesture recognition technologies utilizing its machine vision algorithms and imaging expertise.
This is Mooreland’s 20th completed transaction in 2012 and highlights the firm’s undisputed advisory leadership in the mobile and digital media verticals as well as Mooreland’s leadership in transatlantic technology M&A.
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