ViaHero is an online marketplace for travelers to hire locals to plan their personalized trip. It’s a brand new way to travel, perfect for those who want to travel independently and see a place through a local’s eyes. After getting to know the traveler’s personality and specific tastes, the local Hero creates a fully customized guidebook and map, with everything available in an offline app—like a Lonely Planet guide written just for you.
VIT is creating the Fitbit for the back to keep our workforce safer! Workplace overexertion and strains are some of the biggest reasons for workplace injuries and back injuries alone costs the US $70B a year according to OSHA. We are working with nation-wide companies and one of the largest worker comp insurers in the nation to increase safety and reduce costs.
Vivisimo, Inc. (Acquired by IBM)
Vivísimo, Inc. creates innovative software to access and cluster the world’s information, for better search and discovery. Fortune 500 businesses, government agencies, academia, and millions of searchers use Vivísimo’s clustering technology to better organize and navigate massive amounts of information. Vivísimo is the creator of the popular Clusty.com consumer search engine and serves enterprise customers through its search platform, Vivisimo Velocity, comprised of it clustering, search, and federated search technology. IBM Completes Acquisition of Vivisimo May 29.2012.
Voci Technologies Incorporated
Voci™ pioneered the implementation of Speech-to-Text (STT) algorithms in hardware to achieve the fastest and most comprehensive speech recognition solution. Voci’s experience in accelerated speech recognition spans nearly a decade starting with research done at world-renowned Carnegie Mellon University. The company has enhanced and extended the original research concepts to address enterprise demands for voice of the customer business intelligence. Collaboration with experts at Carnegie Mellon ensures that Voci continues to provice the best STT solution for business intelligence.