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For Elon Musk, Google's 'Clips' camera doesn't 'seem' innocent

Google declined to comment specifically on Musk's tweet

IANS  |  San Francisco 

The pocket-size Google clips camera, priced at $249, comes with object detection and automatic recording capabilities.(Photo: Reuters)
The pocket-size Google clips camera, priced at $249, comes with object detection and automatic recording capabilities.(Photo: Reuters)

Google's artificial intelligence (AI)-based "Clips" has not impressed founder Elon Musk, a famed critic of

"Clips" does image recognition and processing on-device, deploying machine learning to automatically click best pictures for you.

Musk, who thinks could trigger World War III and poses a far greater threat than North Korea, has now tweeted against "Clips" and its prowess.

took to Twitter with reference to a video of "Clips" posted by The Verge.

"This doesn't even 'seem' innocent," he tweeted.

declined to comment specifically on Musk's tweet, CNET reported on Monday.

The $249 "Clips" is a lightweight, hands-free that helps people capture spontaneous moments.

"We've put machine learning capabilities directly into 'Clips' so when you turn it on, the looks for good moments to capture. looks for stable, clear shots of people you know," said.

The shoots short-motion photos that last several seconds. The sync wirelessly and in seconds from the to the app for Android or iOS.

"Finally, all the machine learning happens on the device itself. And just like any point-and-shoot, nothing leaves your device until you decide to save it and share it," added.

First Published: Mon, October 09 2017. 21:25 IST
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