Voxel51 CEO Jason Corso teaches computer vision at the University of Michigan. CTO Brian Moore was his student when he was doing his Ph.D. in machine learning, and after some brainstorming, the two decided to combine their skills and build an AI video analytics platform.

“We’re focused on the next frontier, which is video where you can take all the interesting content from all the video feeds in the world and get insights into what’s happening in the video,” said Moore.

“We like to quote a statistic that there’s going to be something like 50 billion cameras in the world by next year, which is amazing. There’s video everywhere and there’s all kind of interesting information that, today, you can’t extract automatically. So, we’re solving that problem.”

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