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New tech on the block: FinTech, travel tech, AI, data streaming, cloud, agtech, EdTech

The Tech Panda takes a look at recent tech launches.

FinTech: A new-age fintech company that offers integrated solutions spanning the blockchain layer 1, & other products

CIFDAQ, a new-age fintech company that offers integrated solutions spanning the blockchain layer 1, native coin, exchange services, MPC Wallet, DeFi, NFT, gaming, and other products, launched its India operations. CIFDAQ Blockchain Ecosystem Ind Limited is now officially registered in India and headquartered in Mumbai, with additional offices strategically located in Delhi, Bengaluru, and Kolkata. Its debut in the Indian market represents its commitment to advancing the blockchain landscape.

Himanshu Maradiya, Founder & Chairman of CIFDAQ, expressed his enthusiasm for CIFDAQ’s entry into India, stating: “We are thrilled to embark on this new chapter of CIFDAQ’s journey as we set foot in the vibrant and dynamic Indian market. Our innovative solutions are poised to address the unique challenges and opportunities present in India’s blockchain and digital finance ecosystem. We aim to empower businesses and individuals with enhanced security and efficiency, driving growth and innovation across various sectors.”

Rahul Maradiya, Co-Founder and Global CEO, CIFDAQ commented, “We envision CIFDAQ as a catalyst for change, empowering businesses and individuals with cutting-edge solutions that enhance security, efficiency, and accessibility in the digital finance space. Our goal is to revolutionize the blockchain ecosystem and unlock its full potential, paving the way for a more inclusive and prosperous future.”

Features

CIFDAQ’s innovative solutions bridge the gap between traditional frameworks and blockchain technology, empowering businesses to thrive in a rapidly evolving Web 3.0 landscape, ensuring a balance between centralized government, decentralized economy, and users’ interests, CIFDAQ prioritizes transparency, security, scalability, and synergy with centralized economies.

TravelTech: Industry’s first Digital Luggage Tag feature

IntrCity SmartBus, an Indian inter-city mobility platform, launched the industry’s first Digital Luggage Tag feature. This innovation is set to redefine luggage management by streamlining the process. With this new feature, over 200,000 passengers traveling on IntrCity SmartBus across more than 630 routes in 16 states can enjoy a seamless and stress-free journey.

The Why

The importance of luggage for passengers cannot be overstated. Luggage serves as a vital component of the overall travel experience, ensuring that passengers can transport their belongings safely and conveniently to their destination. With the Luggage Tag feature, the aim is to communicate accountability and build passenger confidence in bus travel. The Digital Luggage Tagging system reduces the likelihood of luggage getting lost or mishandled, ensuring passengers can travel smoothly without worrying about misplaced belongings. This advanced system simplifies luggage handling and gives passengers peace of mind about the safety of their possessions.

Manish Rathi, Co-founder & CEO of IntrCity SmartBus, expressed his enthusiasm about the new feature, stating, “We recognize the challenges and anxieties that come with managing luggage during travel. The introduction of the Digital Luggage Tag feature is our way of addressing these issues, ensuring our passengers enjoy a smooth and worry-free travel experience. Furthermore, our dedication to innovation and passenger convenience has been unwavering. From introducing personalized assistance onboard—SmartBus Captains to pioneering the installation of urinals inside our buses, alongside comfortable boarding lounges for seamless boarding experiences, we have consistently aimed to redefine the standards of intercity bus travel in India.”

Features

Using cutting-edge technology, IntrCity SmartBus provides a secure and effective solution that meets the changing demands of today’s travelers. Additionally, by reducing the use of paper tags, IntrCity SmartBus is actively promoting a more environmentally friendly future. This sustainable approach not only reduces waste but also plays a role in the essential sustainability efforts of today’s world, showcasing the company’s dedication to ecological responsibility and improving customer service.

The Digital Luggage Tag feature is ingeniously designed to simplify luggage handling for travelers using IntrCity SmartBus services. As passengers board, they hand over their luggage to our dedicated Bus Captains, who then quickly capture essential details about the luggage’s appearance and destination through a secure digital system. What sets this feature apart is its use of advanced technology to generate a unique One-Time Password (OTP) linked to the passenger’s contact number. This OTP acts as a secure verification of the luggage’s status, significantly enhancing efficiency and eliminating the uncertainties commonly associated with traditional luggage handling methods.

Upon departure, passengers simply provide the OTP to their Bus Captain, confirming their luggage and setting the stage for a safe and comfortable journey ahead. With safety as a paramount concern, the Digital Luggage Tag feature adds an extra layer of security, offering passengers peace of mind as they travel.

AI: A service for companies looking to explore the possibilities AI can offer

Qlik®, a company in data integration, analytics, and AI, announced the AI Accelerator. This service is designed as an initial foray for companies looking to explore the possibilities AI can offer, acting as an entry point into the broader landscape of AI-driven analytics.

“Reflecting on our momentum with customers using AI, we see a pivotal shift towards scalable AI, deeply anchored in strong data foundations,” remarks James Fisher, Chief Strategy Officer at Qlik. “Successful AI implementations hinge on exceptional data management, a principle driving our strategy and evidenced in sectors from healthcare to finance. Our focus is on enabling businesses to leverage AI effectively, underpinned by quality data, ensuring AI’s transformative potential is fully realized.”

Features

Qlik’s AI Accelerator, available to new and existing customers, offers a direct path for rapid integration, simplifying businesses’ initial forays into AI. Designed for swift deployment within existing Qlik applications, this service allows companies to practically apply and experiment with AI’s capabilities in a low-commitment manner. It reflects Qlik’s dedication to making AI accessible, helping businesses to demystify AI technologies and explore their potential impact on operations without substantial upfront commitments.

Qlik’s AI Accelerator is just one element of a comprehensive ecosystem designed to empower businesses at every stage of their data journey. From data integration and analytics to advanced AI-driven insights, Qlik offers a suite of solutions that work together seamlessly, helping businesses to not only understand their current state but also to predict trends and automate decision-making processes.

Data streaming: A program for SIs to empower partners to deliver comprehensive data streaming solutions

Confluent, Inc. (NASDAQ:CFLT), the data streaming company, announced Accelerate with Confluent, a program for systems integrators (SIs) that prioritizes excellence in Confluent Professional Services to empower partners to deliver comprehensive data streaming solutions.

“Creating a real-time central nervous system has become an imperative for every organization in order to compete and offer differentiated experiences,” said Paul Mac Farland, SVP of Partner and Innovation Ecosystem, Confluent. “Accelerate with Confluent reimagines our SI partner program, enabling our mutual customers to get to their business outcomes faster. Now, partners can more easily expedite repeatability, profitability, go-to-market efforts, and new service offerings, meeting customer demands.”

The Why

Businesses hoping to thrive in today’s digital-first world need a modern platform for data in motion, in order to provide stellar customer experiences and seamless business operations. Apache Kafka® has become the industry standard for data in motion and is used by more than 150,000 organizations including over 75% of the Fortune 500.

Confluent provides a truly cloud-native experience, completing Kafka with a holistic set of enterprise-grade features to unleash developer productivity, operate efficiently at scale, and meet architectural requirements. Underpinning the platform is a 99.99% uptime SLA and committer-driven expertise, providing support and services with over five million engineering hours of technical experience since 2018. This is coupled with the recent announcement of the general availability of Confluent Cloud for Apache Flink®, a fully managed service for Flink that enables customers to process data in real time and create high-quality, reusable data streams. Confluent Cloud for Apache Flink® enables users to build streaming data pipelines and Confluent integrates with leading vector database vendors to simplify and accelerate the development of critical generative AI initiatives. Confluent allows customers to experience Kafka and Flink as a unified, enterprise-grade platform to connect and process data in real time, wherever it is needed.

With Confluent, customers can accelerate their real-time data streaming journey across any industry and use case, helping teams be more efficient and focus more on productivity. However, Confluent SI partners don’t always have the resources they need to bring data streaming to their applications and end users without direct support from Confluent. Business and technology leads at these companies encounter a wide range of challenges with building and bringing to market new data streaming capabilities that offer their customers the best experience for working with real-time data.

Features

To help more organizations harness the power of data streaming, Accelerate with Confluent redefines the dynamics of Confluent’s partnership model. It is designed to meet the ever increasing requirements of customers by building, expanding, and innovating through the support of SIs. Partners will be able to choose from multiple avenues for Partner engagement with Professional Services. These paths include:

  • Co-Delivery – Enables customers to harness the collective expertise of both Confluent and certified partners. By integrating specific and complementary skills, this collaborative approach ensures the delivery of holistic solutions.
  • Strategic Staffing – Further enhances the customer experience by incorporating subject matter experts from Confluent partners into ongoing engagements. This not only expands the delivery team, but also has the potential to significantly increase sprint velocity, driving accelerated project timelines.
  • Crafting Long-Term Data Strategies – Partner Led – Understanding a customer’s overall data tech stack is crucial for devising long-term data strategies. Confluent partners don’t just provide a service. They help businesses establish a robust framework for data streaming maturity, ensuring sustained success in the ever-evolving data landscape.

To address this ongoing challenge, Accelerate with Confluent includes new capabilities to drive higher efficiency with Confluent’s SI ecosystem.

  • SI service offerings embedded into Confluent’s GTM
  • Variety of new tools to form a strong partnership
  • Build a partnership to engage early in sales cycle

Cloud: The NVIDIA RTX 4000 Ada Generation GPU for better productivity & economics

Akamai Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKAM), the cloud company added a new media-optimized offering based on NVIDIA GPUs to its growing cloud portfolio. With the NVIDIA RTX 4000 Ada Generation GPU, the new cloud-based service provides better productivity and economics for companies in the media and entertainment industry that are challenged with processing video content faster and more efficiently.

“Media companies need low-latency, reliable compute resources that maintain the portability of the workloads they create,” said Shawn Michels, Vice President of Cloud Products at Akamai. “NVIDIA GPUs provide superior price performance when deployed on Akamai’s global edge platform. Together with our Qualified Compute Partners and open platform, we give our customers the capability to architect their next-gen workloads to be cloud agnostic and support multicloud architectures.”

The Why

In a market hyper-focused on using NVIDIA GPUs to support large language modeling, Akamai’s media-tailored GPU service homes in on an industry underserved by current industry offerings, which can be expensive. Building on its rich heritage and deep experience in the space, Akamai fine-tuned its new GPU offering to meet the demanding and specific requirements of the media and entertainment industry.

Features

  • Internal benchmarking conducted by Akamai demonstrated that GPU-based encoding using the NVIDIA RTX 4000 processes frames per second (FPS) 25x faster than traditional CPU-based encoding and transcoding methods, which presents a significant advancement in the way streaming service providers address their typical workload challenges.
  • Using Akamai’s offering, media and entertainment companies can build scalable, resilient architectures and deploy workloads that will be faster, more reliable, and portable, while taking advantage of the world’s most distributed cloud platform and integrated content delivery and security services.
  • Video transcoding and live video streaming: GPUs can perform faster-than-real-time transcoding of live video streams, improving the streaming experience by reducing buffering and even playback, while GPU-based encoding improves efficiency and reduces processing times compared with traditional CPU-based transcoding. The NVIDIA RTX 4000 GPU is equipped with the latest-generation NVIDIA NVENC and NVDEC hardware, which enables additional capacity for simultaneous encoding and decoding tasks. This is critical for applications requiring high-throughput video processing, such as live streaming. The eighth-generation NVENC engines provide support for the latest video codecs, including the highly efficient AV1 codec, which enables higher-quality video at lower bitrates.
  • Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) content: VR and AR applications require the rendering of 3D graphics and multimedia content in real time. GPUs are ideal for processing such content.
  • While Akamai optimized the new solution for the media market, the new offering also has applicability for developers and companies looking to build apps tied to several other industry use cases, including:
  • Generative artificial intelligence and machine learning (GenAI/ML): One of the primary applications of GPU cloud computing is in generative AI/ML. GPUs are well-suited for tasks such as training and inference with neural networks, as they can perform many calculations in parallel, which allows faster and more efficient training of new models, which can lead to better accuracy and performance. The NVIDIA RTX 4000 GPU harnesses the NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture to deliver exceptional performance in inferencing tasks. A total of 192 fourth-generation Tensor Cores accelerate more data types and include a new Fine-Grained Structured Sparsity feature for up to 4x the throughput for tensor matrix operations when compared with the previous generation. The inclusion of 20 GB of GDDR6 memory provides extensive capacity for large models and datasets.
  • Data analysis and scientific computing: GPU cloud computing is also commonly used in data analysis and scientific computing because of the nature of its tasks, which often involve processing large amounts of data. These tasks are time-consuming and computationally intensive. GPUs can help accelerate these tasks by processing large amounts of data in parallel, which enables faster and more efficient analysis and simulation.
  • Gaming and graphics rendering: GPUs are widely used in the gaming industry, mainly for graphics rendering and other tasks related to video game development. This is because GPUs are designed to handle complex graphics processing and can provide fast, high-quality rendering of 3D graphics.
  • High-performance computing: GPU-enabled cloud computing is commonly used for high-performance computing applications, such as modeling and simulation, that require fast and efficient processing of large amounts of data. GPUs can also be used to accelerate simulations, calculations, and other computationally intensive tasks, which leads to faster results and better performance.

Agtech: ak?ara, a micro language model (µ-LM) for climate smart agriculture, targeting underserved farmers in the global south

Cropin Technology, a global Agtech company launched ‘ak?ara’, the sector’s first purpose-built open-source (Apache 2.0 License and with no restrictions) Micro Language Model (µ-LM) for climate smart agriculture, built on Mistral’s foundation model. ‘Ak?ara’ is designed to address the problems faced by the underserved farming communities in the Global South by removing barriers to knowledge and empowering anyone in the agriculture ecosystem to build frugal and scalable AI solutions for the sector.

Krishna Kumar, Founder & CEO, Cropin said, “In an era where Large Language Models are reshaping jobs, businesses, and customer interactions, the spotlight is now on industry-specific models trained on niche and comprehensive domain data as the ‘next big thing.’ These models can potentially transform agriculture, paving the way for a new era of tech-driven farming in a sector that has traditionally seen limited technological advancement. Domain-specific AI models for agriculture are expected to attract significant investments, offering a practical and economically viable approach to food systems transformation. Ak?ara reinstates our commitment to leading the tech-driven agricultural movement in the years ahead, significantly impacting small-scale farmers’ lives.”

The Why

With the goal of democratizing access to digital technologies and modernizing agriculture for the 21st century, Cropin aims to empower agricultural stakeholders, developers, and researchers to tackle global challenges like food security, climate change, resource conservation – water and soil, regenerative agriculture practices amongst others by providing access to contextual, factual, and actionable information.

Features

  • The first version of ak?ara will cover nine crops viz. paddy, wheat, maize, sorghum, barley, cotton, sugarcane, soybean, and millets for 5 countries in the Indian subcontinent. These food crops collectively account for a substantial portion of the world’s food requirements and are the staple food for the population in the global south.
  • Developed by Cropin and hosted on Hugging Face, ak?ara is a frugal and scalable µ-LM built and fine-tuned on top of the Mistral-7B-v0.2 model. Recognizing the environmental impact of running large language models (LLMs), Cropin has meticulously compressed ‘ak?ara’ into 4-bit from 16-bit by using QLoRA or Quantization and Low-Rank Adapters (LoRA).
  • The model seems to be more relevant than GPT-4 Turbo by almost 40% on randomly selected test dataset as measured by the ROUGE or the Recall-Oriented Understudy for Gisting Evaluation scoring algorithm. The model ensures that the responses are factually relevant and brief while minimizing the compute and storage resource requirement.
  • It was fine-tuned with more than 5,000 high-quality question-response pairs specific to agriculture and more than 160k tokens in the context. These numbers are expected to increase as we add more crops, geographic locations and use cases. To ensure that the model remains faithful to the question, it is grounded by using techniques like RAG or Retrieval Augmented Generation by cross referencing an authoritative subject matter experts’ knowledge base.
  • This open-source initiative aims to support agronomists, agri-scientists, field staff, and extension workers and gradually extend the services to farmers in multiple languages, considering the need for local language support. Cropin believes that transforming global food systems requires equipping industry think tanks and researchers with the best decision-making tools and information. This knowledge should then be disseminated at the grassroots level.

EdTech: A tech-enabled offline Vidyapeeth Centre in Preet Vihar, Delhi

Physics Wallah (PW), an Indian EdTech platform, launched a tech-enabled offline Vidyapeeth Centre in Preet Vihar, Delhi.

PW Offline CEO Ankit Gupta stated, “With the launch of every offline centre, we get closer to our vision of establishing educational hubs across India, making quality education more accessible and alleviating financial burdens on parents. These centres are set to transform the educational landscape of the country.”

Features

  • The Centre boasts state-of-the-art infrastructure with 9 tech-enabled classrooms offering a conducive learning environment.
  • It provides a self-study space, fostering a productive study atmosphere.
  • It has the Student Welfare Society (SWS), providing support for hostels, and transportation facilities.
  • For the academic year 2024–2025 enrollment, it is offering an additional discount of 30% to students enrolling early for this academic year.
  • PW offline Vidyapeeth centres offer the facilities of recorded lectures, assistance with NCERT materials, Offline doubt-solving, Daily Practice Problems (DPPs) with video solutions, Specialized modules, and Previous Year Questions (PYQs).
  • There is a dedicated desk for the Student Success Team (SST).
  • There is a parent-teacher dashboard system, which offers real-time updates on student progress.

Cloud: An open cloud-based platform to provide more secure security solutions

Axis Communications, a network video surveillance platform, launched Axis Cloud Connect, an open cloud-based platform designed to provide customers with more secure, flexible and scalable security solutions. With two decades of experience in cloud connectivity and over a million cloud-connected Axis cameras in use today, Axis Cloud Connect is tailored to work seamlessly with Axis devices, empowering businesses with a comprehensive suite of managed services that support system and device management, video and data delivery, and meet high demand for cybersecurity.

With a focus on adding security, flexibility and scalability to its offerings, Axis has also built the next generation of its video management system (VMS)—AXIS Camera Station—on Axis Cloud Connect. Accordingly, Axis is extending its VMS into a broader offering that includes AXIS Camera Station Pro, Edge and Center. The AXIS Camera Station offering is engineered to more precisely match the needs of users based upon flexible options for video surveillance and device management, architecture and storage, analytics and data management, and cloud-based services.

According to Johan Paulsson, CTO at Axis Communications, “Axis Cloud Connect is a continuation of our commitment to deliver secure-by-design solutions that meet changing customer needs. This offering combines the benefits of cloud technology and hybrid architectures with our deep knowledge of analytics, image usability, cybersecurity and long-term experience with cloud-based solutions—all managed by our team of experts to reduce friction for our customers.”

Features

  • Creating opportunity and delivering value to the entire channel: Axis Cloud Connect enables smooth integration of Axis devices and partner applications by offering a selection of managed services. To keep systems up to date and ensure consistent system performance and cybersecurity, Axis takes added responsibility for hosting, delivering, and running digital services to ensure availability and reliability. The managed services enable secure remote access to live video operations and improved device management with automated updates throughout the lifecycle. It also offers user and access management for easy and secure control of user access rights and permissions. Axis Cloud Connect is a channel-friendly open platform that delivers solutions and services for system integrators and end customers. It also enables Axis partners to develop their own cloud-based solutions to address market opportunities and evolving customer needs.
  • AXIS Camera Station Pro: A more traditional, on-premise VMS for professional operators, AXIS Camera Station Pro offers robust features and flexible options, including remote cloud connectivity, a self-hosted and cloud web client, advanced search capabilities, an analytics dashboard, and full portfolio integration. Available on April 30, 2024.
  • AXIS Camera Station Edge: A cloud solution that uses the power of Axis edge devices with cam-to-cloud connectivity (no server or NVR required). It more directly focuses on video surveillance needs with edge-based AI, auto-notification features, a web client, and flexible storage options. Available in H2 2024.
  • AXIS Camera Station Center: A unification license for multi-site aggregation of AXIS Camera Station Pro and/or AXIS Camera Station Edge deployments into a single user experience that unifies video operations along with device, user and license management. Available in H2 2024.

Gaming: Bullet Echo India, a multiplayer PvP tactical top-down shooter game

S8UL tied up with KRAFTON, the creators of the popular battle royale game – Battlegrounds Mobile India (BGMI), for the official launch of their latest game, Bullet Echo India.

Bullet Echo India is a multiplayer PvP tactical top-down shooter game, that invites players to form teams, devise strategies, and engage in adrenaline-fueled battles to emerge as the last team standing, similar to a battle royale.

Lokesh Jain aka 8Bit Goldy, Co-Founder of S8UL, expressed his enthusiasm by stating, “We are delighted to partner with KRAFTON for the launch of Bullet Echo India, as this gives us another chance to bring new & enriching gaming experience to the community. With KRAFTON’s expertise and our deep understanding of the Indian gaming community, we are confident that Bullet Echo India will excite players across the country. I also look forward to it opening new avenues for esports athletes trying to make a mark in the competitive landscape”.

The Why

According to the FICCI-EY report titled ‘#Reinvent: India’s media & entertainment sector is innovating for the future,’ shooting games hold a prominent position in India, generating substantial in-app purchase revenues. Also, the rising popularity of gaming influencers has contributed to the expansion of the gaming ecosystem, attracting new cohorts of players.

Features

S8UL’s lineup of renowned creators, including Mortal, Scout, Regaltos, Snax, JokerKiHaveli, PayalGaming, KaashPlays, and others, will create engaging content for their YouTube audiences during the official launch of Bullet Echo India.

AI: A digital platform that uses open AI tools to help contractors deliver infrastructure projects on time

Infratech startup Mytek Innovations Pvt Ltd launched a digital platform that uses open artificial intelligence (AI) tools to help contractors deliver infrastructure projects on time. By leveraging AI tools, Mytek’s platform offers better features than traditional project planning tools that can take up to seven days to build a project plan from scratch. Mytek’s platform helps contractors create a customized project plan instantly and allows for editing the plan as and when needed.

“Today, delays and budget overruns are commonplace in infrastructure projects. Mytek’s platform will be a powerful tool for contractors and subcontractors all around the country that helps contractors save costs and deliver projects on time. We are using the latest technologies to not only revolutionize project planning but also democratize it,” said Shivkumar Borade, founder and chief managing director of Mytek Innovations.

Borade added, “We envision a future where advanced technology, such as artificial intelligence, drives efficiency, sustainability, and innovation in every aspect of the industry. By providing cutting-edge solutions tailored to the needs of contractors, architects, and the infrastructure sector, we aim to empower professionals to overcome challenges, maximize productivity, and achieve unparalleled success. Our vision is to be at the forefront of this transformation, leading the way to a brighter, more efficient future for the construction industry.”

The Why

India has one of the largest construction industries in the world, with an estimated size of over USD 700 billion. And yet, the industry operates in a fragmented fashion, leading to delays, cost overrun, compliance-related delays, and substandard quality of work. Mytek’s platform aims to bridge the gaps in the industry by helping contractors organize all aspects of a project, such as workforce, machinery, tools, materials, and technology.

Features

  • This AI-enabled platform can analyze the input cost required to complete a project and auto-generate a detailed, milestone-wise plan to complete the project on time and reduce completion cost by 10-12%.
  • Contractors and subcontractors can use this platform to plan rapidly and begin work without delays.
  • Once registered on Mytek’s contactor app, contractors can apply for funding to execute the project.
  • During execution, contractors can easily compare the sales cost and the actual cost incurred for each activity as well as for the overall project. This will help track expenses in real-time and improve resource utilization.
  • The platform offers features for creating a project, creating auto-scheduling of the project, adding employees, and tagging them to various projects and tasks.
  • Employees/site supervisors can also make daily reports and upload activity photographs.
  • Contractors can use the platform to send work notifications on their email IDs and WhatsApp for the following tasks and action items, along with machinery, tools, material, and workforce required to complete the task.

Streaming: Adaptive Video OptimizationTM

Agora, Inc. (NASDAQ: API), a platform for real-time engagement APIs, unveiled its latest innovation, Adaptive Video OptimizationTM (AVO) along with support for the AV1 video codec. This advanced technology harnesses the power of machine learning to dynamically adjust parameters at every step from capture to playback to deliver an enhanced live video streaming experience.

“Reliable and high-quality live streaming is essential in today’s video-dominated media landscape,” stated Tony Zhao, CEO and Co-Founder of Agora. “Our Adaptive Video Optimization technology enables smooth delivery of every video call and livestream—despite network variability, user’s location or device type. These improvements empower Agora’s customers to provide the highest-quality live video user experience.”

“Agora’s Adaptive Video OptimizationTM (AVO) drastically improved the real-time video experience in our app,” said Ellard Capiral, VP of Engineering at social live streaming app KUMU. “Users get smooth, high-quality video without freezes—even on slow connections and older devices. Since implementing AVO, we’ve seen a 30% increase in session length and engagement.”

The Why

In today’s fast-paced digital world, live video calling and streaming often encounters hurdles such as unstable network conditions, packet loss, and limited bandwidth. These challenges can result in freezing, stuttering, grainy video, and dropped connections, diminishing the real-time video experience and negatively impacting user engagement. Adaptive Video OptimizationTM uses a series of advanced machine learning algorithms to address these common issues. By optimizing video quality in real time based on network conditions, device capabilities, and available bandwidth, AVO ensures the highest possible video quality and optimal performance even under varying network scenarios.

Features

  • Optimized Image Quality: Ensures that every frame is crisp, with enhanced contrast and vibrant details that make the viewing experience clearer and more engaging.
  • Unmatched Video Fluency: Eliminates common streaming issues like buffering and stuttering, providing a smooth and natural flow.
  • Ultra-Low Latency: Allows users to interact in real-time, whether with hosts or other viewers, and enjoy quick loading times and instant first-frame rendering for seamless transitions between video streams.
Navanwita Bora Sachdev

Navanwita is the editor of The Tech Panda who also frequently publishes stories in news outlets such as The Indian Express, Entrepreneur India, and The Business Standard

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