• Octi raises $7.5M to create augmented reality that understands human movement

    10 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    The team at Octi says it's building a crucial piece of the augmented reality puzzle - the ability to understand the human body and its movement.
    Co-founder and CEO Justin Fuisz told me that most existing AR technologies tend to be “plane-based” - in other words, while they can make something cool appear against a real-world background, it's usually on a flat surface, like a table or the floor.
    Octi, on the other hand, recognizes where people are in-camera, and it can use that understanding to apply a variety of different effects.
    For example, Fuisz and his team showed me how they could...
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