8. January 2021

VOCA joins NVIDIA Inception – Invited to worldwide AI community

VOCA, an industry expert on the use of computer vision and AI for machines operating in harsh and uncontrolled environments, has joined NVIDIA Inception, a program designed to nurture startups in revolutionizing industries with advancements in AI and data sciences.

NVIDIA Inception helps startups during critical stages of product development, prototyping and deployment.

Now, NVIDIA Inception will allow VOCA, which is primarily focused on developing AI technology for machines operating in uncontrolled and harsh environments, to further strengthen their dialogue with the global AI startup community.

“First and foremost, VOCA is a fan of NVIDIA and their products. Joining the NVIDIA Inception program will strengthen our ties to what we believe is an important player in supporting and helping AI startups to succeed on a global scale,” said Managing Director of VOCA, Torbjørn Engedal.

Stronger connections to industry experts
The NVIDIA Inception program will offer VOCA the opportunity to collaborate with industry-leading experts and other AI-driven organizations.

Engedal specifically highlights the importance of the edge computing solutions provided by NVIDIA, saying: “VOCA’s computer vision- and AI technology platform has been implemented and extended for over 10 years and was designed and built upon NVIDIA products from day 1. NVIDIA’s continuous offering for edge AI computing, which supports our efforts for autonomous machines in uncontrolled and harsh environments, is very suitable for our needs. The NVIDIA products enable us to offer high-quality products and solutions at an affordable price for our customers to realize potential use cases for AI.

“Paired with the robust and innovative software solutions from VOCA and built upon high-quality NVIDIA AI products, we look forward to seeing how our cooperation can produce new and exciting cross-industrial AI solutions in the future.”

Every NVIDIA Inception member gets a custom set of ongoing benefits, such as NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute credits, marketing support, and technology assistance, which provides startups with the fundamental tools to help them grow.

About VOCA
VOCA is an AI technology development company providing tools for digitalization, remote control and autonomy, targeted in uncontrolled and harsh environments. Located in Norway, VOCA serves an international market. Our team members have extensive experience ranging from technology development within AI, computer vision and machine control to strategy, customer relations and international business development.

Optilift is a fully owned subsidiary of VOCA that was established to commercialize our solutions to improve lifting and cargo handling operations using computer vision and artificial intelligence.

Digital Logistics is another fully owned subsidiary of VOCA that was established to commercialize our solutions to improve logistics planning, execution, tracking and reporting using computer vision and artificial intelligence.