Posted on 06/02/2017

LivingLens Selected as Finalist for SXSW Accelerator Competition

Video analytics specialist LivingLens has been selected as a finalist in the Enterprise & Smart Data category for the ninth annual SXSW Accelerator competition. LivingLens captures & analyses video content via speech, actions & sentiment, translating human behaviour into insights. The accelerator is the marquee event of South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) Startup Village®, where leading startups from around the world showcase some of the most impressive new tech innovations to a panel of hand-picked judges and a live audience.

The two-day event will be held the first weekend of SXSW Conference and Festivals, Saturday, March 11 through Sunday, March 12, on the third floor of the Downtown Austin Hilton. The pitch competition will then culminate with the SXSW Accelerator Awards Ceremony on Sunday evening, March 12, where winning startups from each category will be announced and honored. The Accelerator competition will feature finalists across the following ten categories: Augmented and Virtual Reality, Enterprise and Smart Data, Entertainment and Content, Health and Wearables, Innovative World, Payment and FinTech, Security and Privacy, Social and Culture, Sports, and Transportation.

LivingLens will present alongside four other companies in the Enterprise & Smart Data category at 12:30pm.

Carl Wong, Co-Founder & CEO commented, “We are delighted to have been selected as one of the fiftieth most innovative startups in the world as part of the SXSW accelerator competition. We are very excited to have the opportunity to showcase our video intelligence platform at the event, and to make connections and share ideas with some of the most innovative technology businesses in the world.”

For more information about SXSW Accelerator and to view the complete list of finalists, visit the following site: http://www.sxsw.com/interactive/awards/accelerator.


About LivingLens
LivingLens is a Software as a Service provider that puts the consumer at the heart of decision making by leveraging the power of video. LivingLens aims to unlock the power of your video by transforming how brands, agencies & technology providers drive new and differentiated insights. The technology, which evidences the many data layers present in video, includes many exciting features to enable brands and agencies to get the most out of this incredibly rich medium. LivingLens facilitates searching the spoken word, sentiment, activity and objects within video content.

Venture funded and headquartered in Liverpool, with offices in London, LivingLens is the world’s leading platform for Video Business Intelligence, and is working with some of the world’s largest brands and agencies.

About SXSW
SXSW dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The event, an essential destination for global professionals, features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together. SXSW 2017 will take place March 10-19, 2017.