Better safe than sorry. San Francisco-based Voxel will today announce a $15 million Series A round, with investors flocking to a company promising that new technology can dramatically reduce workplace accidents. The business applies artificial intelligence tools to live video feeds from its customers in order to prevent accidents before they happen and to identify behaviours that might lead to future health and safety difficulties.
Founded little more than a year ago, Voxel works with a growing number of industrial and manufacturing businesses, as well as retailers. Customers provide access to the feeds from the video cameras monitoring their workplaces; Voxel’s AI model then analyses what it is seeing and sounds the alert when it spots an issue.
“It is all about helping people to be proactive about safety on their sites,” says Alex Senemar, CEO and co-founder of the business. Having previously worked in the healthcare sector, founding Sherbit,