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Karbonn, Staqu tie-up to introduce artificial intelligence segment

Updated: Jul 28, 2016 11:35 IST      
Karbonn, Staqu tie-up to introduce artificial intelligence segment

New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): India's leading handset player Karbonn Mobiles announced its partnership with Staqu, an artificial intelligence research company to introduce AI enabled fashion search feature in its new range of smartphones, Fashion Eye and Fashion Eye 2.0.

The new smartphone range comes integrated with a fashion app, which allows users to search for an outfit by simply clicking its picture.

The AI engine of the app automatically recognizes the print, patterns and colors of the outfit to give relevant results aggregated from over four million fashion products.

It also allows users to compare prices and pick up the best deals available on outfits and accessories of their choice.

Karbonn has collaborated with the leading AI start-up for the development of an intuitive app that will not complicate fashion search and discovery while offering intelligent recommendations on latest fashion trends basis users' past searches and ongoing trends in the market.

The app uses a special compression technology to offer fast search results and seamless experience on varied data speeds.

"With an aim to bring value-added services to its consumers, Karbonn mobiles have forged one of the strongest VAS partners network in the country to enrich its users Smartphone experience. Our partnership with Staqu is another step towards dissolving adoption barriers by offering users a seamless online buying experience regardless of their digital proficiency," said Executive Director Karbonn Mobiles, Shashin Devsare.

"We are excited to be partnering with Karbonn, pioneering the synergy between an Indian AI Research company and an OEM. By amalgamating expertise from different domains, we are enabling the native capabilities of the mobile camera, with an intelligent deep learning based engine," said CEO Co-Founder Staqu Technologies, Atul Rai.

"We are affirmative that our users will recognize the unique capabilities of Fashioneye, utilizing the same to simplify their fashion ecommerce experience," added Atul Rai.

Both the devices are equipped with plethora of features like: Android 5.1 Lollipop and a 1.3 Ghz Quad Core processor.

They also feature strong battery backup of 2000 mAh to give its users a seamless browsing experience throughout the day. (ANI)

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