AMD invests in video communications startup Nuvixa; company founded by Illinois faculty and students

Venture Beat (San Francisco, March 5) — Advanced Micro Devices has made an investment in video communications startup Nuvixa. The company is investing in Nuvixa so that the startup can continue work on its StagePresence video presentation tool, which extracts a human presenter from any background and embeds him or her in a digital desktop or slide presentation. Nuvixa was founded in 2009. The founders include Sanjay Patel, former chief technology officer of Ageia Technologies, a physics technology firm that was bought by Nvidia; Minh Do, chief technology officer; computer scientist Dennis Lin; and video expert Quang Nguyen. All are faculty members or students at Illinois. MORE

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