Truth machine startup Entrupy featured in Bloomberg - Technical.ly Brooklyn

Business

Sep. 5, 2017 12:01 pm

Truth machine startup Entrupy featured in Bloomberg

A year and a half after we featured the young startup, it's fetching national attention.

Spotting a fake.

(Image courtesy of Entrupy)

Counterfeit spotting startup Entrupy got a dose of national press this weekend, after being featured in a piece in Bloomberg.

Since we covered Entrupy back in February 2016, the startup has raised $2.6 million and sat with writer Pavel Alpeyev for a full feature on the site, “This Gadget Tells You If Your Handbag Is a Fake.”

Entrupy makes a device hooked up to a mobile app that magnifies and reads the details of designer handbags and merchandise to match details to its database of bag details in order to tell if the bag is authentic or a knockoff. According to the Bloomberg piece, anti-counterfeit technology is a $6.15 billion market.

The whole piece is worth a read.

Read the full story -30-
JOIN THE COMMUNITY, BECOME A MEMBER
Already a member? Sign in here
Connect with companies from the Technical.ly community
New call-to-action

Advertisement

Meet the latest companies out of NYU Tandon’s AI incubator

Computer vision shows how Brooklyn streets really are changing

Cool map alert: Using AI to redraw the 5 boroughs

SPONSORED

Brooklyn

You can win up to $360,000 at the WeWork Creator Awards

Baltimore, MD 21201

14 West

Senior Software Engineer (Java + Apache Spark)

Apply Now

Can ‘intelligent’ machines produce art?

NYU docs are using machine learning to stop a stealthy disease before it’s too late

How to create art with deep neural networks

SPONSORED

Brooklyn

Explore how diverse teams build dynamic products with Dev Bootcamp

Sign-up for daily news updates from Technical.ly Brooklyn

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!