Loom.ai is a startup company that provides technology for creating personalized and dynamic 3D avatars from photographs for messaging, social VR, chatbots, games, e-commerce and virtual classrooms for individuals and businesses around the world.
It uses technology in computer vision and machine learning combined with VFX magic to create life-like human face visualizations. The animated and expressive faces can be used to power applications in VR, gaming, messaging, e-commerce.
On June 1, 2016 Loom.ai announced raising $1.35 million in seed funding from Y Combinator, Presence Capital, DHVC, Anorak Ventures, Zach Coelius, and Joe Kraus. The company plans on using their funding to improve their avatar technology.
On March 1, 2017 Loom.ai announced raising their second round of seed funding with an undisclosed amount of funding from undisclosed investors.
On August 1, 2017 Loom.ai announced raising $1.5 million in funding for their third seed funding round from GREE VR Capital, Dentsu Ventures, DHVC, and Zach Coelius.
On May 3, 2018 Loom.ai announced raising $3 million in funding for their fourth seed round from Samsung Ventures. The company plans on using their funding to hire more employees and establish additional partnerships for the development of its SDK solution technology.
Andrew A. Johnson
Du Bois Eloi
Inaki Navarro, PhD
Katsuyuki (Kevin) Hasegawa
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- Computer VisionComputing field for recognizing information from images and videos
- Machine learningA field of computer science enabling computers to learn.
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