Sight Machine Inc., a San Francisco, CA-based digital manufacturing platform, received a venture capital investment from Sony Innovation Fund (SIF), Sony Corporation’s venture capital arm.
Sony is joining (and adding to) the $29.4m Series C venture round Sight Machine announced in April 2019.
Led by CEO and Co-Founder Jon Sobel, Sight Machine provides an analytics platform, purpose-built for discrete and process manufacturing, which uses artificial intelligence, machine learning and advanced analytics to address critical challenges in quality and productivity throughout the enterprise.
The solution, optimized to run on the major cloud platforms including Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and AWS, uses AI-enabled digital twins of the entire production process to allow manufacturers to continuously improve productivity, quality and profitability.
It is used by Global 500 companies and some of the world’s largest companies in the automotive, food and beverage, packaging, and pulp and paper sectors.