Viscovery Raised the New Funding Using Computer Vision AI to Enhance Video Ad Effectiveness

Viscovery announced that the lead investor China Development Industrial Bank (CDIB) along with other investors invested over 10 million US dollars in Viscovery, which will accelerate the growth of global video data analysis and the contextual advertising market, as well as recruit top talents of artificial intelligence around the world. Besides CDIB, investors include GD1 Fund, H&Q Asia Pacific and iStart (Softbank China Venture Capital early funds) in this round of financing. Viscovery’s Video Discovery Service (VDS) is a video data analysis technology. It has been adopted by a number of international businesses. Through the largest multi-channel network and advertising platform, 8sian Media, Viscovery provides services including video data analysis, search optimization, and enhanced values of ads to top video platforms in Taiwan, Korea, China, and Malaysia etc. Using artificial intelligence, the technique can recognize 7 different categories, which is FITAMOS (the acronym of Face, Image, Text, Audio, Motion, Object, and Scene), and the video content as well as the effectiveness of the advertisements can be calculated. So far, Viscovery has analyzed the TV series and movies that are popular these three years, which make them capable of immediately recognizing every scene, the period of appearance, and the proportion... more

Viscovery Successfully Launched its 1st Paper Sharing Meetup Event

1st “Viscovery Paper Sharing Meetup” event was successfully held on Oct. 1st, 2016 at Viscovery’s Taipei office. The meetup gathered a number of Taiwan’s researchers in deep learning fields to share their latest research results. The participants included scholars from related fields. They had lively discussions with the presenters that day, and chose 5 outstanding papers that can get the 30,000 NTD reward. Viscovery CEO Amos Huang hopes to encourage and subsidize Taiwan’s professors, researchers and students to apply and take part in top tier Computer Vision, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning conferences. We invited presenters who are accepted to ECCV, ACM MM, ICPR, and CVPR, these global conferences to share the most advanced technique and applications with Taiwan’s researchers, taking the preemptive opportunities in the new revolution of artificial intelligence (AI). Visitors include professors and students from Academia Sinica (中研院), NTU (台大), NTHU (清大), NCKU (成大), NCCU (政大), CCU (中正), NTUST(台科大), NTUT(北科大), PCCU(文化) etc. The eight presenters (詹誠盛, 陳增鴻, 陳育聖, 陳威宇, 塗偉志, 楊惠芳, 吳依玲, 吳怡潔) shared their amazing research results on Computer Vision and Deep Learning that will be presented on international top tier conferences. NTHU professor Sun Min (孫民), who has close cooperation with Viscovery, also talked... more