Qualcomm Ventures, Lightspeed Back Computer Vision Startup AnyVision
AnyVision develops software for real-time face and object recognition in large crowds
Qualcomm Ventures Inc., the investment arm of Qualcomm Technologies Inc., and California-based venture capital firm
Lightspeed Management Company LLC have added $15 million to a July round by Tel Aviv-based computer vision startup AnyVision Interactive Technologies Ltd., the latter announced Monday. The investment brings the round to $43 million in total. Multinational electronics company Robert Bosch GmbH led July’s round.
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AnyVision develops software for real-time face and object recognition in large crowds, using artificial intelligence algorithms. The company’s technology can interface with cameras for security purposes, such as in airports and stadiums, or for commercial purposes, such as when used by retailers.
AnyVision was founded in 2015 and employs 200 people, according to company statements. The company counts Google and Microsoft among its customers.
Oriel Raveh, VP Product at AnyVision. Photo: Amit Sha'al