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Affectiva

Affectiva, an MIT Media Lab spin-off, is the pioneer in Emotion AI, the next frontier of artificial intelligence. Affectiva?s mission is to bring emotional intelligence to the digital world with our emotion recognition technology that senses and analyzes facial expressions and emotion. Our patented software is built on an emotion AI science platform that uses computer vision, deep learning and the world?s largest emotion data repository of more than 4.9 million faces analyzed from 75 countries, amounting to more than 50 billion emotion data points.

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AiFi

AiFi is a technology company creating the world’s most advanced store automation systems. With a combination of AI, edge computing, and scalable sensor fusion technology, AiFi delivers auto-checkout operations for retailers of any size. Currently deployed with some of the world's largest retailers such as Albert Heijn, Carrefour, Zabka, and many more! Aifi also offers a NanoStore, built to provide a tiny footprint, modular, plug-and-play automated store of the future that can operate, unstaffed, 24/7. NanoStores deliver faster, more convenient shopping near homes, offices, schools and transit centers. For more information, visit aifi.io and nanostore.ai.

AppZen

AppZen delivers the world?s leading AI platform for modern finance teams. Starting with business spend, we automate manual process, uncover problems, and optimize decision making for enterprises around the globe, including one-fourth of the Fortune 500. Our platform combines patented deep learning, computer vision, and semantic analysis with intelligence from thousands of online data sources to understand financial transactions in business context and make decisions before those transactions happen. AppZen is a must-have for CFOs and their teams to reduce spend, comply with policy, and streamline process.

Blippar

Blippar is a leading technology company specialising in Augmented Reality and Computer Vision (AI). Blippar?s vision is to enhance everyday life with Augmented Reality and give you more from the world you see ? more entertainment, more information, more value. Since 2011, Blippar has been pushing the boundaries of what is possible in AR and has helped thousands of brands, retailers and agencies use AR /AI across the consumer journey to deepen customer engagement, drive footfall and increase sales. Blippar gives access to an AR ecosystem with products and professional services to meet specific business needs ? from consultancy to AR creation tools that publish AR content within a client's own app or rich media banners (no app required). Blippar's technology has been used by world-leading brands such as PepsiCo, Porsche, Nestl?, L?Or?al, GSK, General Mills and Procter & Gamble to create exciting and award-winning experiences. Blippar has been recognized as one of the fastest growing companies by CNN, Forbes, etc. and listed 3 years in a row on CNBC's list of most disruptive companies as well as named top Business Innovator by Bloomberg and most innovative AR/VR company by Fast Company.

Blue River Technology

We?re Blue River, a team of innovators driven to radically change agriculture by creating intelligent machinery. We empower our customers ? farmers - to implement more sustainable solutions: optimize chemical usage, reimagining routine processes, and improving farming yields year after year. We believe that focusing on the small stuff ? pixel-by-pixel and plant-by-plant - leads to big gains. By partnering with John Deere, we are innovating computer vision, machine learning, robotics and product management to solve monumental challenges for our customers. Our people are at the heart of what we do. Through cross-discipline collaboration, this mission-driven and daring team is eager to define the new frontier of agricultural robotics. We are always asking hard questions, rapidly iterating, and getting our boots in the field to figure it out. We won?t give up until we?ve made a tangible and positive impact on agriculture.

Bossa Nova Robotics

Bossa Nova is the leading provider of real-time, on-shelf product data for the global retail industry. Its technology collects terabytes of data that enables the retail ecosystem to optimize the omnichannel shopping experience. With a multidisciplinary team of robotics, computer vision, artificial intelligence, and big data scientists, Bossa Nova has solved the challenges to deploy fully autonomous service robots in busy and crowded environments. Bossa Nova?s robots are currently deployed in 350 stores across the United States, with plans to expand to additional stores, making it the largest deployment of this kind of technology in the world.

Cape Analytics

Cape Analytics uses deep learning and geospatial imagery to provide instant property intelligence for buildings across the United States. Cape Analytics enables insurers and other property stakeholders to access valuable property attributes at time of underwriting?with the accuracy and detail that traditionally required an on-site inspection, but with the speed and coverage of property record pre-fill. Founded in 2014, Cape Analytics is backed by leading venture firms and comprised of computer vision and risk analysis experts.

Clarifai

Clarifai is headquartered in New York City and was founded in 2013 by Matthew Zeiler to bring the world?s best image recognition technology to market. Our first image recognition systems held the top 5 spots for classifying objects in images in the ImageNet 2013 competition. Since then Clarifai?s deep learning systems have improved orders of magnitude in speed, vocabulary size, memory footprint and have expanded beyond images to extract knowledge from all forms of data.

Cognitec

Cognitec develops market-leading face recognition technologies and applications for customers and government agencies around the world. Various independent evaluation tests have proven the premier performance of our FaceVACS? software. Cognitec?s portfolio includes products for facial database search, video screening and analytics, border control, ICAO compliant photo capturing and facial image quality assessment. Corporate headquarters are located in Dresden, Germany; other offices in Rockland, MA, USA and Sydney, Australia. Cognitec offers innovative, easy-to-use, and customizable software products and ensures straightforward integration and deployment, mainly through ?open-system? architecture and unparalleled technical support.

Dayta AI

Dayta is a software company which develops retail analytics SaaS solutions for brick-and-mortar retailers through cloud computing, machine learning and big data.

Deepomatic

Deepomatic enables companies to automate their business-specific processes through computer vision. Our end to end solution leads to increased productivity, allowing both employees and companies to focus on their key expertise.

deepsense.ai

deepsense.ai is a data science company, which helps organizations gain competitive advantage by providing them with AI-based end-to-end solutions, with the main focus on computer vision, predictive analytics and natural language processing. The company also delivers machine learning and deep learning training programs to support enterprises in building AI capabilities in-house.

FaceFirst

The FaceFirst platform uses face recognition technology to prevent fraud, security risks and public safety threats.

GumGum

GumGum is an artificial intelligence company with deep expertise in computer vision and natural language processing. Its mission is to solve hard problems across media by teaching machines to see and understand the world. Since 2008, the company has applied its patented capabilities to serving media-related industries, including advertising and professional sports.

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iproov

iProov creates digital trust with biometric authentication. We ensure that online users are genuinely present in uncontrolled environments, combining face biometrics and anti-spoofing. Our unique approach to spoof prevention (covered by 12 granted patents), world-class deep learning technologies and focus on sustainable security have given us an unrivalled global reputation. We detect and prevent all known identity spoof attack vectors including masks, replay attacks, compromised devices, and - critically - the emerging threat of Deep Fake artificial video.

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Iris Automation

Iris Automation is a safety avionics technology company pioneering Detect-and-Avoid systems and aviation policy services that enable customers to build scalable Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations for commercial drones; operations that unlock the potential of countless industries. Unlocking an industry is challenging work. We take it on as a team, through collaboration and building our community both in and outside the office. Our values inform our culture and our work, from weekly employee-led learning lunches to holding ourselves accountable to the highest safety standards. We are a close-knit team of experts in our field - come and make history with us.

Neurala

Neurala leverages its proprietary AI platform to empower companies to automate visual inspections. Our customers have deployed Neurala technology in devices ranging from drones to robots to smart phones, in addition to industrial machines.

Nod

We communicate human intent. Effective reading and translation of human intent is the critical foundation of truly immersive experiences. Nod Labs delivers gesture control and motion tracking products with the power, precision, and ergonomic design required for true interaction and presence in VR, AR, IoT and a growing number of applications. With deep expertise in computer vision, sensor fusion, and haptics, our customizable software and hardware solutions flawlessly capture and communicate intention. We are always looking for the bright, adept, and creative to help us stay ahead of human-computer communication and interaction?a problem that evolves, but is never solved. The way we converse with our many machines has never been so important, so join us to push the dialogue, reframe the problem, create new standards, and bring soul to sophisticated technology.

Occipital

Occipital is equal parts science lab and software startup - we develop state-of-the-art mobile computer vision applications. Occipital is venture-funded, was backed by Techstars in 2008, and is also known for developing RedLaser, a barcode-scanning application that was acquired by eBay Inc. In 2010, the company reinvented panoramas with 360 Panorama, an app which makes 360-degree image capture as simple and fast as recording a video clip. In 2013 we launched Structure Sensor, the first 3D sensor for mobile devices. Structure Sensor went on to become the 6th highest funded technology project in Kickstarter history, is now available for purchase at structure.io, and comes with a powerful SDK featuring real-time tracking and mapping on iOS.

Oculus

The Oculus team at Facebook lets people experience anything, anywhere, with anyone through world-class VR hardware and software. With global departments dedicated to VR research, computer vision, haptics, social interaction, and more, Oculus is committed to driving the state of the art forward through relentless innovation. The Oculus suite of hardware currently includes: Rift, our high-end PC VR headset; Touch controllers, to bring your hands into virtual reality; and Gear VR, to bring the magic with you wherever you are?all powered by the Oculus Platform. Since being founded in 2012?and furthered through our acquisition by Facebook in 2014?Oculus has grown from the idea of a single headset to multiple headsets, a powerful platform, and a thriving ecosystem. Our developer community has built nearly a thousand games, apps, and experiences, all available on the Oculus Store. As we continue to grow the possibilities of the technology, we?re partnering with communities and nonprofits from around the world to drive social change and foster a positive impact. VR?s potential to connect the world is immense?and we?re just getting started.

Optimus Ride

Optimus Ride Inc. is a MIT spinoff company based in Boston, MA that develops self-driving technologies that enable efficient, sustainable, and equitable mobility systems. Optimus Ride combines over 30 years of interdisciplinary university research in self-driving technologies (DARPA Urban Challenge), electric vehicles (CityCar), and Mobility-on-Demand Systems. The team also has a decade of industrial and entrepreneurial experience that includes shared fleets and manufacturing robots. Our team is focused on the fastest path to market, in order to maximize the benefits of self-driving technologies for all. We have created a highly collaborative, hands-on, and open environment that is centrally located in the Hub of Innovation. Optimus Ride is now hiring engineers in the areas of Computer Vision and Perception, Control Systems, Software, Testing

Pilot AI

We're building a deep-learning based computer vision platform to solve real problems directly on compute-constrained embedded devices. We're working with some of the largest consumer electronics and chip companies.

PointGrab

Smart sensors are the crucial element of today?s building automation capabilities as they provide the data required for optimizing building operations, energy savings and business intelligence. A critical sensing breakthrough is capturing valuable data on how and where occupants use a building. Having nearly 30 million consumer electronic devices installed with PointGrab?s Human-Machine Interface (HMI) software, the company has a proven ability to identify and deliver effective solutions on a large scale. Founded by pioneers of ultra-accurate computer vision technologies PointGrab applies its innovative artificial intelligence (deep learning) technology to the building automation ecosystem where real-time occupants? analytics is lacking. With the advent of its CogniPoint edge-analytics sensing solution PointGrab is fulfilling its mission in making truly intelligent buildings by providing the invaluable data of how and where occupants use the buildings.

Prism Skylabs

Prism is a cloud-based video intelligence platform that transforms ordinary cameras into powerful business tools. Through computer vision, A.I., and machine learning, Prism unlocks valuable information from video that can be immediately understood, shared and acted upon. Leading companies in 80 countries around the world use Prism to better understand, manage and grow their business

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Reconstruct

"Remote Quality Control & Measurable Progress Monitoring" Reconstruct's Visual Command Center provides real estate stakeholders with the ability to track their global portfolio of structures such that they know 'what is there vs. what should be there at any point in time. Reconstruct does this by aligning reality on top of the design to sub-inch accuracy.

RightHand Robotics

RightHand Robotics (RHR) is a leader in providing end-to-end solutions that reduce the cost of e-commerce order-fulfilment of electronics, apparel, grocery, pharmaceuticals, and countless other industries. Unlike traditional factory robots that can be complex to set up and are singly purposed, RHR solutions are simple to integrate and adaptable to improve the utilization of many different customer workflows, such as sorting batch-picked items, picking items from an ASRS, inducting items to a belt sorter, and order quality assurance. RHR grew out of a team of researchers from Harvard Biorobotics Lab, the Yale Grab Lab, and MIT leading groundbreaking research in grasping systems, intelligent hardware sensors, computer vision, and applied machine learning. RHR was formed to bring these latest technological developments from the lab to the warehousing industry. RightPick is the future of e-commerce order fulfilment, combining the performance of traditional automation with the flexibility of traditional workflows.

Second Spectrum

We are bringing everyone closer to the game in ways never before imagined, with new forms of interaction, immersion, and personalization. From mobile apps, to giant touchscreens, to smart TVs, to VR/AR, we deliver exactly what each fan, commentator, coach, or player wants to see. We are pushing the boundaries of deep tech -- machine learning, computer vision, big data, augmented and virtual reality. Our passion for cutting-edge design and decades of experience playing college and professional sports is an equal part of the magic that brings unique and innovative products to life. These products have helped Second Spectrum partners to multiple NBA championships, to win matches on football pitches around the world, to entertain and educate millions of fans on TV and digital. We're just getting started.

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SenseTime

SenseTime is a global company focused on developing AI technologies that advance the world's economies, society and humanity for a better tomorrow. It is also the world's most-funded AI pure-play with the highest valuation.

SightCorp

Sightcorp is an AI spin-off from the University of Amsterdam (UvA), specializing in easy-to-use face analysis and face recognition software. We transform computer vision and deep learning research into commercial solutions that give our customers accurate, real and actionable insights into their audiences. Our audience analytics software can anonymously analyze faces in images, videos, and real-life environments, while our face recognition software assists globally in accurately verifying identities and authenticating users in fields such as Access Control, KYC, and Payment Verification.

Spensa Technologies

Spensa provides vertically integrated precision pest management solutions for modern agriculture. Our long-term goal is to design, develop and deliver novel technologies for the agricultural industry that will reduce reliance on manual labor, foster eco-friendly farming, and enhance crop production efficiency. Our services and products leverage our world-leading expertise in wireless sensor networks, embedded computing, computer vision, and robotics.

Taranis

Taranis is a leading precision agriculture intelligence platform that uses sophisticated computer vision, data science and deep learning algorithms to effectively monitor fields. Taranis offers a full-stack solution for high precision aerial surveillance imagery to prevent crop yield loss due to insects, crop disease, weeds, and nutrient deficiencies. Overseeing millions of acres of farmland in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, Russia, Ukraine and Australia, Taranis targets high volume commodity crops which account for 70% of global crop market and gives farmers the tools to address issues in real time, increasing yields and cutting costs. Founded in 2015, Taranis raised over $30M from leading VC investors and is being led by a founding team with deep experience in both agriculture and technology

Twenty Billion Neurons

Twenty Billion Neurons (TwentyBN) is an AI startup that builds intelligent avatars that are redefining the way AI interacts with humans.Having built the world's first A.I. avatar, named Millie, that can see, understand, and interact with consumers in real time, TwentyBN is offering a range of life-sized, intelligent avatars that can assume various roles, including greeter, brand ambassador, personal trainer, office assistant and more.

Veo Robotics

Veo FreeMove is a control system that uses advanced computer vision and 3D sensing to give standard industrial robots the ability to perceive and respond to their surroundings. With FreeMove manufacturers can combine the strength, precision, and speed of standard industrial robots with the ingenuity, judgment, and dexterity of humans to build more efficient and flexible production lines. FreeMove will make manufacturing more flexible and efficient by reducing both capital and operating expenses. It allows manufacturing engineers to build production work cells that include robots (or other automatic machinery) and human production workers. This leads to shorter design times, less custom machinery, and shorter lead times before work cells are operational. In production operations, FreeMove provides shorter taken times, higher unit production rates, and quicker fault recovery, all with improved ergonomics and safety. Safe, fluid human-machine interaction is the future of manufacturing.