Deep learning startup secures investment for retail video analysis tech

March 27, 2018 Brandon Lewis

SOUTHAMPTON, UK. Aura Vision Labs has secured a $141,000 seed investment from the Web Science Institute’s Z21 Innovation Fund, and is joining the Collider accelerator. Aura Vision Labs’ deep learning (DL) technology uses computer vision (CV) and biometric identification techniques to analyze CCTV footage and detect the age, gender, and clothing style of each individual in a crowd. Data can then be analyzed by retailers using a cloud-based platform.

The startup, currently operating out of the Future Worlds incubator, is based on PhD research conducted at the University of Southampton by co-founders Daniel Martinho Corbishley and Jamie Lomeli. For more information, visit www.auravisionlabs.com.

eletter-03-27-2018

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