AI Startup Anyvision Raises $28 Million (Now $43 Million) Led By Bosch

By: John Honovich, Published on Jul 20, 2018

Anyvision is the most ambitious heavy-spending video surveillance startup in many years.

And, now, the startup has raised $28 million led by Bosch to, as they humbly declare, "Lead the Global AI Industry".

Who is Anyvision? What is Bosch doing here? Why has Anyvision hired so many industry people already? Based on conversations with Anyvision and Bosch, we answer these questions inside.

*********** *** **** ********* heavy-spending ***** ************ ******* in **** *****.

***, ***,*** ******* *** ****** $28 ********** ** ***** **, as *****************, "**** *** ****** AI ********".

*** ** *********? **** is ***** ***** ****? Why *** ********* ***** so **** ******** ****** already? ***** ** ************* with ********* *** *****, we ****** ***** ********* inside.

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Overview *********

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*** ****** *********** *** only *** ***** *** most ******** ** **** but ** **** **** they **** **** ******* marketed, *.*., ** ***** 2018 ***** *****.

********, **** ***** * retail-focused ********* ********:

*******, '*******' ** * face *********** ************ ******* that ********* **** **** are ****** ********** ******* selling ** *****:

*** ********* ** ***** general ********* ** ***** object ***********, **** *** company ******** ** ********* guns, ****** *** ****.

****: **** **** ** meant ** ***** ** Anyvision's ******** ***** **** future ****(*) ******** *** technology ** ******.

Pricing **** - ********* *** *******

********* ** *** * budget ****, ** *** the *****. *** ******* is ******** ********* ** dollars *** *******. ***** this ** ********** ** niche **** *********** ********* like *** *** *****, this ** *** ****** than **** *** **** Chinese ********* *** ********. Given *********'* *******, **** are ***** ** **** to *********** **** *** regular ***** ** **** prevention ** ******* ******** hundreds ** ********* ** dollars *** * *** camera ******.

Revenue *** *********

***** ******* *** ********* were *** *********, ** estimate *** ********* *** ~$100 *******. **** ** based ******* ********** **** **** a *% *****, ******* *** $** million *****. ******** ***** invested ~$** ******* (** that $**), **** ******* a ********* ** ~$*** million.

******* ** ****** *** us ** ********. ********* claims "***,***+******* ********* ** ********* AI" *** **** ******* on **** **** ****** saying **** **** *** all ******* **** ***** connect ** ** ********* system / ******, *** 100,000 ******** ****. ********, they **** **** **** commercially ******* *** ~* year, ** **** **** limits ** *** **** they ***** **** ** such * ***** ****. Our ***** ***** ** single-digit ******** *** *** past ** ******. ** course, ******* **** ******* rise, ********** ***** ***** rapid ******.

Hiring ******** ******

********* *** ***** **** prominent ******** ****** ** the **** * ****** than ** **** **** any ******** ******* **. Notables *******:

*** **** **** **** hired ** **** *********** industry ******, ** *** very ***** ***** **** talk * **** **** and ***** ********* ************ packages, ** **** ***** not ** **** ** get ** **** ******* that.

**** * ***** ***********, this ***** **** ********* will **** * **** easier **** ********** *********** to *** *********, ** their *********** (** ** they **** **** '********* of ******** ***********') *** leverage ***** ******** *************.

More ******

********* **** **** *** continuing ** ******* **** and **** **** **** to ******* ****** ***** US **** ** *** end ** **** ****.

Bosch ********** *** *****

*****, *** **** * 9% *****, ***** **** **** they **** ********* **** the ******** ** *********'* technology *** *** ********* their ** ******.

** ***** ** ******* Anyvision, ***** ***** **** one ***** ** **** on * ******* ***** and ***** *** ** available '*** *** *****', which ***** ***** ***** the ***** ***** *** early ***** ** *** product.

** *** ********** ****, Bosch ********* *** ******* of ******* ********* (** at ***** * **** of ********* ********) ** their ******* ** ****** proccesing **** *** ** take ********* ** ********* on *** ******. **** this **** ** ******** is *** **********.

ASIS / *** **** *****

********* ** ****** ********* of**** / ***'* **** struggles. **** **** * months ** *** ****, ASIS ***** *** *** sold * ***** ****** booth ** ******* **** and *********. ******** *** now ****** **** *****:

********* **** ********* **** a *** ** ******** salespeople ** ***** *** booth.

*******

*********, *** ******* ** going ** ****** **** well ***** ** *** industry *** **** ************* increase *** ********* ** facial ***********. ****** ***** and *********, *** *** trying ** ******* ***** facial *********** ********** **** their **** ******** ********, Anyvision ** ******* ***** full ***** ** ******* facial *********** *****.

*** **** ********* **** depends ******* ** *** well *********'* ** *****. While ** **** ***** some **** *********** **** their **** ****** ** IFSEC, ** **** *** spent ****** **** ** fairly ****** *** ***********. However, ** ** **** to **** ********* ***** this ****.

Poll / ****

ISC **** **** - ****** ******** ******, ****** ***, ********* **********

** *** **** **** (**** **** ******) ********* ************ ***** Better ******** *.** **** recognition ******. ***** **** video **** ******** *** cameras ****** *** *****, they ************ ******** ********* images **** ********** *** resolution ********:

**** *** ********** *** small **** ****** **********, targeting *** *** **************, which **** **** ***** be ********* ** ****. Also, **** **** * Better ******** ****** *********** that ** ********* ********* on **********-***** ******* *******, which ******** *** **** Anyvision **** ************ ********, and **** **** ********/********* events *** ** ******** to * ******* ********* system:

Comments (22)

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******** * *** ******* makes **** ***** ** their *******, ** ** radar ***** **:

"*** ******** ** ******** for ****, ** **** on *** ***** ****** and ** *** ***** condition."

** **** ******* ********* below, *** ******** ** quite ***** **** *** claims ***************, ***** **** ObjectVideo, *** *.*. **** come ** ****.

** ***** ******* ***** point ** **** ** very **** ** ******** people ** ** ** another ********* **** ***** Analytics ******* ****** * live ***** *****.

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* ******'* ***** ** with * ***** ******* testing ** *****

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******* *****. ******* **********.

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** **** **** ********** ** *** *** ****** ******* ** get **** *******?

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*******: ********* ********* ***** Series * **** * total ** $** *******, up **** *** $** million ********** ********.

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ISC **** **** - ****** ******** ******, ****** ***, ********* **********

** *** **** **** (**** **** ******) ********* ************ ***** Better ******** *.** **** recognition ******. ***** **** video **** ******** *** cameras ****** *** *****, they ************ ******** ********* images **** ********** *** resolution ********:

**** *** ********** *** small **** ****** **********, targeting *** *** **************, which **** **** ***** be ********* ** ****. Also, **** **** * Better ******** ****** *********** that ** ********* ********* on **********-***** ******* *******, which ******** *** **** Anyvision **** ************ ********, and **** **** ********/********* events *** ** ******** to * ******* ********* system:

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