Scale AI has acquired SiaSearch to provide businesses with about the same data engine powers as Tesla

Nov, 2021 - by CMI


SiaSearch, a spinoff of the Europe-based company Merantix, has developed a data management system that serves as an engine for petabyte-scale data gathered by ADAS. The business, which already collaborates with automakers such as Porsche and Volkswagen, can automatically index and arrange raw sensor data obtained by vehicles. 

Scale AI recently acquired a firm that will help it expand its presence in Europe and accelerate the development of its latest product. That capability complements Scale AI's existing technologies. Scale labels picture, text, audio, and video files for firms developing algorithms using software and humans. It was first started to give labeled data to driverless vehicles companies in order to teach machine learning models used to design and operate robotaxis, self-driving trucks, and automated bots used in factories and on-demand delivery.

The company has long since moved beyond data labeling and is more of a data management solution. This also works with companies such as Pinterest, Airbnb, and DoorDash and serves other industries such as e-commerce, government, and finance. SiaSearch, situated in Berlin, could be especially helpful in the development of Nucleus, which was previously referred to as the first product of our future. The team will be absorbed into the Nucleus endeavor. The nucleus is an AI development framework described as Google Photos for machine learning data sets. Users may use the tool to organize, curate, and manage enormous data sets, allowing businesses to test their algorithms and analyze performance, among other things.

Scale AI can now expedite its efforts and even widen its services that support the complete machine learning lifecycle due to SiaSearch. The goal is to include SiaSearch's technology into Nucleus in order to provide a full data engine that any AI developer even those not working in automobile or AV — may use. This could be extremely beneficial to any company including robotics firms and automobiles — that wants to not only acquire, classify, and organize data, but also has extra capabilities to constantly redefine what new types of data are required to better algorithms employed in its solutions.