Video SDK, a live video infrastructure company, has secured $1.2 million in funding from GVFL and other strategic investors to drive the future of live video using generative AI, advanced video compression and media routing technologies.
The investment will be used to further research, develop and enhance Video SDK's protocols and infrastructure for audio and video conferencing and interactive live streaming. Their vision is to build an infrastructure that replicates reality virtually.
“Our priority at Video SDK is to create a robust and reliable audio and video infrastructure at scale. To do this, we are using generative AI, compressing audio with neural encoder-decoders, and upscaling video resolution from lower resolution to higher resolution on the fly. We are confident that these solutions, which are designed from the ground up, will revolutionize live audio and video communication and streaming over the internet,” said Arjun Kava, CEO (chief executive officer) of Video SDK.
Video SDK is a live video infrastructure company in India that aims to change the fundamental building blocks of live audio and video over the Internet. The company claims that its solutions are currently trusted globally by over 10,000 developers, 5 public limited enterprises, over 3 unicorns, about 50 mid-sized companies, and more than 300 start-ups, including renowned names like FYND (frolic), Judge Group, ICICI Bank, Radius Insights, Alan and many more.
The funds raised will be used to drive further research and development of intelligent protocols and infrastructure for live audio and video delivery globally, as well as for hiring the brightest minds in the field and leading advanced research.
The company’s key features include QUIC-based two-way media streaming and global media packet routing, which is independent of Internet Service Providers using machine learning and customised congestion control algorithms. They are specifically designed for delivering large-scale media at low latency.
VideoSDK was awarded the Most Innovative Technology Product of the Year 2022 by Product Hunt and featured as Product of the Day on the platform. It has an average customer rating of 4.9 out of 5 on platforms like Product Hunt, Capterra and G2, showcasing its positive user feedback.
“We are excited to support Video SDK's vision of building cutting-edge live video infrastructure for developers. Their innovative use of generative AI and machine learning to enhance video quality and performance is truly ground-breaking. We believe in the capabilities of their executive team and the momentum they have in the market,” observed Kamal Bansal, managing director at GVFL Ltd.
“We are impressed with Arjun and his team's exceptional research and development capabilities, as well as their experience in working with deep tech products. The level of innovation they have achieved at such a cost is truly remarkable,” said Mihir Joshi, President at GVFL Ltd.