Megan Gell
Jul 16, 2018

Kairos acquires facial recognition startup, expands into Singapore

“Asia is home to over half the world’s 'digital population'. So, it's a massive opportunity for us."

Kairos has announced the acquisition of EmotionReader, an Ireland-based AI startup that uses algorithms to analyse facial expressions around video content. Co-founded by Singapore-based Dr. Stephen Moore and Dr. Padraig O’Leary in 2017, EmotionReader was backed by Enterprise Ireland, one of Europe’s largest VC funds.

As part of the deal, Kairos will consolidate its RD team in a new Singapore office led by Dr. Moore, taking advantage of the region’s AI talent...

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