The launch of Huddl.ai video collaboration platform on 22 July 2020, holds promise with features and integration capabilities that would encourage employee engagement and productivity. The platform automatically manages all meeting content via a real-time collaborative notes application, a recommendation engine that suggests meeting agendas based on participants, and an automatic speech recognition function that turns speech into searchable text.
Huddl.ai raised a total of $8.7 million in funding for further product development and company growth. Angel investors Lip Bu Tan, Sanjay Jha, and Pradeep Sindhu contributing a total of $2.5 million, followed by a seed round of $6.25 million coming from Propel Venture Partners, Bloomberg Beta, BoxGroup, Bain Capital Partners, and former San Francisco 49ers player Ronnie Lott.
CEO and founder of Huddl.ai, Krishna Yarlagadda said “Productivity is a critical factor for any successful business, and being plagued by a calendar of meetings causes significant daily disruptions.” He further elaborated that it’s the action that come from a meeting that matters and at times it becomes quite frustrating, a considerable source of lost productivity, if one is not able to capture meeting content and optimize it. The reason why Huddl.ai was created, was delivering meetings with memory.
An endless series of virtual meetings for remote workers that leads to video fatigue in many, businesses relying heavily on video conferencing and collaboration software, Huddl.ai help users maintain engagement and improve productivity of the remote workforce during COVID-19. Launched with features such as Huddl.ai Motes™, or the meeting’s memory that automatically recaps the meeting minutes by organizing notes, agendas and action items which gets carried forward and are summarized for the next meeting.
Other notable features are digitization of content and integration with any enterprise application like Slack CRM tools, enables new search capabilities and eliminates manual intensive workflows. Huddl.ai recognizes and suppresses common noises that can be a distraction with its audio enhancement and cancellation feature that enhances speaker’s audio to the optimal volume for speaking. Huddl.ai also focuses on audio enhancement of human voices over Android, iOS, & Web/Desktop platforms.
Intel Vice President, Datacenter XPU Products and Solutions, Jeff McVeigh stated that Huddl.ai achieves high scalability and provides an innovative AI-based meeting experience with the use of its cloud data platform on Intel® Xeon® processor-based servers, and integration of Intel’s Open WebRTC Toolkit for video conferencing and Intel® Distribution of OpenVINO™ toolkit, powered by oneAPI, for face and text detection. Huddl.ai addresses major pain points that comes with virtual meetings and the challenge of managing all the content.
Huddl.ai is the collaboration hub that brings the right people, information and tools together to get work done. Helping enterprise teams meet less, and do more, Huddl.ai is more than just an audio and video conferencing tool, as it automatically manages all meeting content to make remote meetings more productive and efficient. It keeps all meeting content together while also ensuring that it’s searchable and intrusion-proof.
For more information: https://www.huddl.ai
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