Agora, Inc. (NASDAQ: API), a Santa Clara, CA-based provider of a platform for real-time engagement APIs, announced a $100m investment into the real-time engagement (RTE) ecosystem.
Agora is a Real-time Engagement Platform as a Service (RTE PaaS) platform that provides developers with application programming interfaces, or APIs, to embed real-time video and voice engagement experiences into their applications.
The company has also launched its Extensions Marketplace, which enables developers to get access to a variety of partner extensions that they can instantly activate. Extensions include video and audio modifiers, RTE analytics tools, content classifiers to identify images on screen, and more.
Inaugural extensions include a noise-filtering software from Bose, as well as extensions from Hive, Banuba, Voicemod, Visionlab, Symbl.ai, Synervoz & Marsview.