AI-Powered Noise Removal App Krisp Raises $9 Million Series-A

Mutes background noise in calls and helps remote workers have more productive business calls Funding will be used to accelerate product development, make strategic technology hires and grow presence in US, Europe and Armenia Active users grew 20-fold in 2020 Krisp, the AI-powered noise removal app that works with any conferencing, recording and podcasting service, announces a $9 million Series A-1 led by RTP Global, the early stage venture capital firm. The round also includes participation from existing investor Storm…

MarTech RADAR 2020: Top 150 Marketing Technology Updates of 2020

Now that we are already into the New Year 2021, our content analysis picked the top 50 marketing technology updates from the industry that made the most buzz in 2020. We have organized these updates in chronological order. January 2020 Accenture Helps United Utilities Build and Deploy a Digital Workforce Management Solution, Based on Salesforce Platform "Accenture helped United Utilities, the UK’s largest listed water company, build and deploy a new digital workforce management solution built on the Salesforce platform,…

Vidyo Announces Three New VidyoRoom User Experiences

Vidyo, Inc., the leader in embedded real-time video solutions, announced upgraded interfaces to its VidyoRoom Solutions, with three new in-office video conferencing experiences curated to provide an optimal collaboration environment for hybrid teams.  As employees look to migrate back to the office post-pandemic, while others continue to work remotely, new interfaces for huddle rooms, meeting rooms and boardrooms, including conference controls and support for immersive experiences, will become increasingly important.…

Attendify Releases MeetNow to Smoothen Event Experience Management

Attendify, the leading platform provider of virtual and hybrid event applications and event data management tools, announced its new MeetNow feature. MeetNow empowers virtual event attendees to instantly interact one-on-one with sponsors and exhibitors, via its built-in, live video conferencing capabilities. MeetNow was created to further provide tangible value and increased ROI for sponsors and exhibitors, which has become a more prevalent challenge for virtual events. Recommended: ON24 Launches RevNEXT Marketplace…

Vonage Video API to Enhance bellFace’s Sales and Customer Care Solution

Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, is powering Japan’s leading online sales system provider bellFace’s video call solution. bellFace enables companies’ sales and customer support teams to maximize sales results and productivity with its easy-to-use, intuitive video call service, which offers consulting, reporting, and analytics functions. Integrated within bellFace’s platform, the Vonage Video API enables users to smoothly transform offline sales…

SwarmConnect Announces Free Trial of its Video Communication Platform

AppSwarm, Corp., a software development company and aggregator of mobile applications, SwarmConnect announces a free trial of its video conferencing communication platform for the holiday season. As Thanksgiving approaches many individuals may be unable to gather with family and friends due to increased health restrictions within local areas. Marketing Technology News: Mediavine Expands Access to Contextual Ad Targeting Using GumGum’s Verity Artificial Intelligence Product For this reason, SwarmConnect is offering a 7-day…

Vonage Partners with MODRON

Vonage, a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, has been chosen by Australian legal tech startup MODRON to power its online video consultations and mediation services. MODRON provides integrated dispute resolution technology and services to courts and tribunals. Embedded within MODRON’s platform, Spaces, the Vonage Video API powers its video calling service, offering an easier, faster, and safer way to resolve and manage disputes online including mediations and…

Gaana Partners with Triton Digital’s Omny Studio to Fuel the Growth of the Podcast Industry in India

Triton Digital, the global technology and services leader to the digital audio and podcast industry, announced a partnership between its podcast platform, Omny Studio, and Gaana, India’s largest music streaming app. Through this partnership, Gaana users will be able to listen to more than 28,000 podcast shows from Omny’s global library. Additionally, Gaana will have access to Omny’s feature-rich podcast management technology, empowering Gaana’s publishing partners with tools they need to create and distribute engaging…

CBTS Unites Cisco Webex with Broadworks Cloud Calling and Collaboration for Powerful Hosted UC

CBTS, a proven technology provider driving superior business outcomes, announces that its powerful Hosted Unified Communications (UC) solution powered by Cisco Broadworks is now fully integrated with the leading meeting and workstream collaboration tool Cisco Webex, combining two powerful platforms to deliver the ultimate customer experience with unified collaboration and communications. CBTS now delivers an end-to-end mobile, office, and remote office experience that is seamlessly connected through a single application.…

Vision Voice Introduces a Powerful UC Platform

Vision Voice has introduced a powerful cloud-based communications platform, offering sophisticated but intuitive and affordable unified communications (UC) solutions. The aim is to give UK businesses and partners a one-stop-shop for all their IT and communications needs. As part of its strategy, Vision Voice will be working closely with UK partners — including IT specialists — to make it simpler for them to enter the Unified Communications-as-a-service (UCaaS) market. Vision Voice has chosen Centile as its development…

NYNJA Adds Enhanced Background Noise Cancellation; Solves The Biggest Challenge Facing Remote Work, Unintended And Distracting Noise

Upgraded Conference Call Management, in-Line Translation and Transcription and Audio Visual Representation Continue to Drive Most Intuitive, Reliable and Secure Communications Platform NYNJA, the security-first, all-in-one communications platform for all mission-critical communications needs, announced the launch of an enhanced version of its background noise cancellation technology (BNC) that provides users with the industry’s most advanced technology to mitigate noise during teleconferencing. NYNJA is the first to…

Dialpad Raises $100 Million at $1.2 Billion Valuation

Dialpad, Inc., the AI-powered cloud business phone and contact center provider for modern businesses, announced $100 million in Series E funding. The round reflects the strength of both Dialpad's business and the strategic role that best-in-class work from anywhere communications tools are playing for businesses worldwide. OMERS Growth Equity led the round, with participation from existing investors including Andreessen Horowitz, GV, ICONIQ Capital, Felicis Ventures, Section 32 and Work-Bench. In total, Dialpad has raised …

New Presentlive From Shufflrr Empowers The Post-COVID Business World With Presentation Management Capabilities

In-browser presentation renderings, full audio and video streaming capabilities ideal for virtual meetings, conferences, webinars and training sessions where traditional video conferencing solutions fall short Shufflrr, leaders in presentation management technology, announced the launch of PresentLive™, a robust new feature that provides a centralized, controlled presentation environment to a world where virtual collaboration has become crucial to business success. PresentLive™ enables executives and team leaders to deliver…

RingCentral Launches in Germany with New Datacenter and Data Residency

RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced that its unified communications platform including team messaging, video meetings, and cloud phone system will now be available in Germany with a new datacenter in Frankfurt, and a new office in Hamburg, Germany. Seamless Access to the Data As RingCentral continues its global expansion efforts, Germany remains a key strategic location for the company. The new datacenter will also give…

Salesforce Meetings Reinvents Sales CRM Cloud Features with High-end AI and EnhancedVirtual Selling Suite

Virtual meetings are the new norm of every business unit. Today, the world's number one CRM maker, Salesforce, has announced a new suite of Sales technologies, including Salesforce Meetings. The new Sales Cloud 360 innovations help sales teams shift to an all-digital experience and help businesses adapt their end-to-end sales processes with video conferencing, AI-powered video call coaching, and so on. Recommended: Dialpad Acquires Video Conferencing Company Highfive Seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, the nature…

Regalix Launches Nytro Events – A Powerful Virtual Events Platform

Regalix, a global leader in end-to-end customer lifecycle management and sales enablement, announced the launch of Nytro Events - a fully-featured virtual events platform that can enable up to 20,000+ virtual attendees. The solution is fully integrated into the Nytro.ai sales enablement platform and allows event, marketing, and sales teams to host online and hybrid virtual events including SKOs, QBRs, Town Halls, User Conferences, Summits, and Tradeshows. Marketing Technology News: Spotify Brings Out “Music, Meet…

Vbrick Integrations Transform Video Conference Applications To Deliver Secure Large-Audience Broadcasting

Cisco Webex, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams users can easily stream to audiences of 100,000+ while taking advantage of robust video content management and security capabilities Vbrick, the leader in enterprise video platform solutions, has released comprehensive integrations with Cisco Webex, Zoom and Microsoft Teams enabling organizations to use those solutions to deliver live video to audiences exceeding 100,000+ with HD-quality video. These integrations are a critical part of Vbrick’s existing integrations portfolio focused…

Merkle Launches Localized Media Solution in Conjunction with Media Storm

Hyper-local solution aids brands in creating personalized end-to-end experiences for consumers Merkle, a leading technology-enabled, data-driven performance marketing agency, has created a localized media solution that helps encapsulate Merkle’s dynamic creative optimization strategy services and digital experience capabilities in conjunction with Media Storm, a Merkle company and leading data-driven marketing agency. The solution is an end-to-end, fully localized experience that enables national brands to reach consumers…

Zoom Expands Zoom For Home to Popular Smart Displays

Zoom on Portal available in September; Zoom on Amazon Echo Show and Zoom on Google Nest Hub Max to be available in the Fall Zoom Video Communications, Inc. announced that Zoom for Home is expanding to smart displays including Amazon Echo Show, Portal from Facebook, and Google Nest Hub Max, bringing Zoom to widely-used devices and broadening their capabilities to the work environment. Zoom on Portal is expected to be available publicly in September; Zoom on Echo Show and Zoom on Assistant-enabled Smart Displays, including…

RingCentral Partners with Poly to Transform Meeting Rooms with RingCentral Video

RingCentral, Inc., a leading provider of global enterprise cloud communications, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced RingCentral Rooms for Poly, bringing the power and ease-of-use of RingCentral Video to every work space. Designed for a flexible and hybrid workforce, the powerful and intuitive RingCentral Rooms service will be built into the simple Poly Studio X all-in-one video bars. Additionally, RingCentral Rooms for Poly consolidates any workspace needs into a minimal number of devices while enabling a…