AI VSaaS Launches with $10 Million VC Funding (Dragonfruit AI)

By Sean Patton, Published Feb 17, 2022, 11:19am EST (Info+)

Silicon Valley video surveillance startup Dragonfruit AI, founded by ex-Yahoo and Intel leaders, has launched an AI VSaaS with $10 million in funding from the backers of Netflix and Uber.

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IPVM spoke with Dragonfruit's CEO to understand its positioning, product offering, differentiation, and go-to-market.

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IPVM Image*********** *** ******* ** ****, *** reports ******* ** *** ********* (**), Seattle, ****, ***** ******, *** *****. They ****** **-** *****, *** **** figure **** *** ******* ******** **********.

*** ******* ** *** ***** **** *****, *** *** *******, **-*******, *** successfully ****** ******** **** ********* ***** 2009. ***** ** ****, ***** *** Director ** ******* ********** *** *********** Manager ** *****.

***** **** **** *** ********** *** seniority ** *** ***** **** ***** its ***** **** ** ****** ************* 2 ***** ***.

$10 ******* **** ******* - ********* ********** *******

***********'* ******* **** ******** ************ *******, * $*+ ******* ** ****, which ***** ******* *** **** ***** the ***+ ********* ** ** *******.

***** ********** *** * ***** ********* of *********, ****, **-******* *********, *********** is *** **** ***** ************ ** physical ******** ******* **** *** *******.

*********** **** ******** ***** *********** ********** ***********,******* *******, *** ******* ***** *********.

Quick ****** *******

***** ********** ****, **** **********, ***** is * *********** ********** ******* ****** expectations **** *************, ******** ** ******* capital *******:

**** ********* **** *********** ***/** ************, and ****’* * **** *****, *** VC-funded ********** *** ******** *** **** growth *********. ******* ******** (**** ********** funds) *** ***** ***** **** ****** and ***** – *** **** **** VCs, ***** **** ****** ****-******-**-**** ********.

*********** **** ** ** ********* ********* quick ****** *** *** ****** **** in * ***, ****** **** **** revenue *** "*********** $*", *** ** a ******* *******, *********** **** *** disclose ******** ******* ** ****** *******.

***** **** *********** *** "******** ******* 50 *********" **** ****** *********** ** their ** *****, *** **** *** not ******* **** ** ****.

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*********** **** ** ** ********* ********** customers **** ***** ******* ** ******** cameras ****** **** ********* **** *** not ******* ** *** *** ******* equipment.

*** ******* ** *** ******* ** replace ***** ***-**** ****. ********, **** emphasize * ******* ************** ** ***** specialized ********* ******** *** ********* ******/**** compliance ( *.*. **** ************ ******* alert, ****** ***** *********).

***** **** **** **** *** ***** Eye ** * ******* ********** *** their ****** *********, *** ***** **** Avigilon's ****** ********* ** *** ***** way ** ******** *** ******. *******, Dragonfruit **** ** ** ***** **** than ********.

MacMini-Based ****** ** *****

***********'* ****** ***** **** ******* ********** for **-******* ** ********* *** ********** cameras ** *********** ***** ******* *** storage *** ********* **********. *** ******* said ***** ****** ********* (******/*******) ** performed ** *** *******, *** **** deeper ******** ** ********* **** ** detected ******* ** *** *****, *********** the **** *** *** ******** **-******* and ********** ******** ****** ************ (******** to *** ** ***** **).

*** ******* **** **** ****** ****** or ******* ********, **** **** ** an *****. *********** ***** **** *** architecture *** ****** **** ** ****** customers **** **** ***** *** *** camera ****** *** ****.

*********** ********* *** ***** *** ** analytics ** *** ******** **** **** New ******** ****:

3 ******** ******

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  • ************* *****: ******** ********* ******, ******/**** *********
  • ****-**** ********* *****: ****-**** ** ********* ******, ****** Health **********
  • ********* *****:****** ********, ********, ********* ******, ********-****** Dashboards, *** *******.

** ******** ** *** ******, *********** offers "******** **" *******, ***** ******* niche/complex ********* **** ** ****** ***** Detection, **** *** ****, **** ********** (e.g. ******* **** *****), ****** ********* Alerts (*.*. *****, **** ****, ***.) and ***.

*********** **** **** ***** **** ******* that *** ******** * ****** *****-**-***** can *** ********* *****, ***** ****-**-***** cameras *** ******** ** *** **** Compliance. ****, *** ******* ***** **** offer ************* ** ******* *** *** development ** ****** ******** ** *********.

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  • ******** **: $*** - $*** *** camera *** ****, ********* ** *** complexity ** *********.
  • *******/****** ********* - **** **** ****** on ********** *** ********** ********.

Camera ******** - ** ********* *******

*********** ***** ******, ****, *** ***** camera *********** ********. **** ** *** currently *** *** ******* ********* ******* of ******** ********* ** ********* *********** (*** IPVM ****** ********* ********), *** **** ******* ****** ** not ***** ******** ** *********.

***** **** **** *** ****** * value ******** **** ********** ******* ****** AI ** *** * ****-**** *** they *** ******* ** ****. ***********'* position ** *********** ** ** ** appliance *** **** ******* ********* ** the ***** ** **** *********.

********, *** *** *******'* ****** *******, it *****'* *** ****-**** ******* **** AI ***** **********.

Integrator *******

*********** **** **** *** ***** ** market ******* *** ********** *******, *** the ******* ********* ***** ***** ** partners. *** ******* ******* ** *** integrators *** *****-****** *** ************* *********** (e.g.********** *********** ***** *******).

***** **** *********** ** ******* *** integrator ****, *** ***** **** ************ have ****** **** ***** ***********, **** are ******* ** ********** **** ******* integrators **** *** ******* **** ******** customers ** *** *******.

Sales ******* ******

***** **** ***** ***** ***** **** look **** **** *********** ******** *************, with *********** ** *** *****, *** the ******* ***** ** ******** ** inside ***********. **** *** ******** ** have * *********** ** **-******* *** remote ***** ********* ** ******* ***********/******* and *** **** ** *** ******* feet ** *** ****** ** ***** the ***** ******* *******.

*******, *** *** ****** ********** ***********, Dragonfruit ********* ******* ******** **** ********* and *****, ************* **** ******* **** are * *** *******, *********** *** be ******** ** ***** *** ********** to ********* ******* *******.

Not ********* **** *******

***** **** **** *** *****-******** ********* that *** ***** ** *** *** replace *******, *********** ***'* ******* **** Verkada. *******, *********** ********** **** ***** are **** ******* ******* **** *** 3-4 ***** *** **** ** ** better ** *******, **** ** *** need ** ** ********, *** ***** customers *** **** ******* *** ***/*********.

***** *********** ** *** *****-**/*******-**-*-******* ********, **** **** **** * ***** that **** ******* ** ***-*******-******-** **** not ** **********.

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