OREANDA-NEWSThe American corporation Apple acquired the British company Spectral Edge, its development can improve the quality of images taken with smartphones. This was announced on Thursday by the industry web portal The Verge. According to him, Spectral Edge employees are improving the methods of processing data and combining the image obtained when photographing through standard lenses and infrared. Employees of the portal say that these technologies, in particular, allow you to take pictures in which the colors are more saturated.

The publication emphasizes that manufacturers currently pay great attention to improving cameras in smartphones. Spectral Edge's development may allow Apple to take some advantage. The portal states that so far there is no clarity as to how exactly Apple will use the technologies of the British company. The American corporation most often does not explain why it acquires small companies.

The value of the transaction was not disclosed. According to Bloomberg, last year Spectral Edge raised $ 5 million in funding. Founded in 1976, Apple, in addition to iPhone smartphones, manufactures MacBook laptops, iPad tablets, iMac computers, iPod music players and other high-tech equipment. Headquartered in Cupertino, California, is one of the largest corporations in the world. Its market capitalization exceeds $ 1.2 trillion.