Omek Interactive, a Bet Shemesh, Israel-based provider of tools and technology for incorporating gesture recognition and body tracking capabilities into devices and applications, received $7m in the first closing of its Series C Funding.
The round was led by Intel Capital.
The company intends to use the funds to expand its product and technology teams, develop new products for specific target markets, and extend its business development and technical support presence in key regions.
Led by CEO Janine Kutliroff, Omek provides tools and technology (Beckon™ technology) that enable manufacturers and software developers to add natural user interfaces (NUIs) to their products. Omek’s gesture recognition and body tracking software is being incorporated into TVs, set-top boxes, computers and peripherals, interactive signs, medical and fitness devices, and into the content and applications that run on these devices. Omek’s tools work with all major 3D cameras, and support a broad range of processors and operating systems.
The company has offices in San Francisco and Tokyo.