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Apple buys patent portfolio from defunct Lighthouse AI

Apple has bought the patent portfolio of Lighthouse AI, an out-of-business home security camera company, reports iam-media (a subscription is required to read the article). 

Lighthouse’s first product debuted in May 2017, and went on sale in February 2018 for $199. The camera supported  facial recognition. It could, purportedly, over time learn the faces of familiar people in your home to help you tailor alert settings.

iShoes, anyone? Apple did make a (one-off) pair of sneakers back in the ‘90s