Mark Sagar's Baby X technology spin-out gains US$7.5 million in venture capital funding
Horizon Ventures' Phil Chen, who's executive chairman of Soul Machines, has a proven track record in early investments in disruptive AI technology and will help drive mass adoption of the avatars across various markets. He said the work on Baby X is leading the way in development of a completely new user interface between humans and their machines.
"With the rapid acceleration of AI technology and deep learning applications, Mark and his team have the opportunity to build a very valuable platform," he said.
Sagar said Horizon are connected at high levels in Silicon Valley and beyond. "They can open a lot of doors for us and already have."
He said Soul Machines wants to become the interface of choice when interacting with technology, connecting the human and technology worlds.
NZHerald| Posted by Fiona Rotherham on November 17, 2016