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Tracking Social Distancing

Nicole Casal Moore | Michigan Engineering

April 8, 2020

With advanced computer vision models and live public street cam video, a University of Michigan startup is tracking social distancing behaviors in real time at some of the most visited places in the world.

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Tech for Good During COVID-19

Natasha Mascarenhas | TechCrunch

April 5, 2020

Voxel51 is using live, pre-existing cameras to track how preventative measures are being followed around the world. It uses artificial intelligence to give a window into social activity in popular public spaces, and “scores” areas based on social behaviors.

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Measuring Social Distancing Globally

Jared Council | Wall Street Journal

April 3, 2020

Voxel51, a computer-vision startup, this week released a free AI tool that it said can analyze live video feeds of public spaces such as Times Square and quantify human crowdedness over time.

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Inside Voxel51

Meredith Bruckner | A4

October 1, 2019

Voxel51 CEO Jason Corso teaches computer vision at the University of Michigan. CTO Brian Moore was his student when he was doing his Ph.D. in machine learning, and after some brainstorming, the two decided to combine their skills and build an AI video analytics platform.

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AI-Powered Video Understanding Platform


August 28, 2019

Voxel51 has raised $2 million for its AI-Powered Video Understanding Platform. Jason Corso, CEO of Voxel51, joined Cheddar to discuss how many applications his company’s technology can have.

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Meet TC Top Picks

Priya Gupta | TechCrunch

August 15, 2019

Honestly, the creativity and quality of early-stage startups and their founders never ceases to amaze us. Our editors dug in and managed to narrow the field to the startups they felt best represent their specific category.

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Startup Nabs $2 Million

Annalise Frank | Crain's Detroit Business

August 12, 2019

An Ann Arbor-based artificial intelligence startup that turns video footage into ready-to-use data for cities, security and the auto industry raised $2 million in a recent seed round.

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Voxel51 Raises $2 Million

Devin Coldewey | TechCrunch

August 8, 2019

Voxel51 offers a machine learning-based option that chews through video and labels it, not just with simple image recognition but with an understanding of motions and objects over time.

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Advancing AI For Video

Katherine McAlpine | Michigan News

June 18, 2019

Voxel51 today launched its flagship product— a software platform designed to make it easier, faster and more affordable to access the untapped potential of video data.

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Michigan is Autonomous Vehicles Hub

Anna Hensel | VentureBeat

January 27, 2019

Computer vision startup Voxel51, led by UM professor, has developed a cloud-based analytics platform that can help autonomous vehicles make sense of what’s on the road.

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