Cori (Your Digital Assistant)
Location: 329 Bryant St., San Francisco, California, United States United States
Founded in: 2014
Stage: Alpha (prototype)
Number of employees: 6-15
Funding history:
- Date: 01/2014, Accelerator/Incubator: $25 k
Investment Firms: SOS Ventures
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Cori is a voice- and gesture-controlled platform that equates to a more advanced Siri that is also compatible with the internet of things,You can use it to answer a Skype call on your computer, dictate an email response and more
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Cori (Your Digital Assistant)

Internet of Things (IOT), Smart Homes, Digital Assistant, Digital Personal Assistant, Siri, Google Now, Cortana, Home Automation
San Francisco, California, United States United States

Your Gesture & Vice Controlled Assistant to make life easier and worry free

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CORI (Your Digital Assistant)

Cori is the only cross platform, cloud enabled digital assistant, that learns user's habits, gestures and voice commands and performs pre defined actions, like controlling your in house connected devices, Internet of Things, controlling other apps in your computer, reading and replying your emails, notifying you of your upcomming appointments from calendar, searching and playing media contents wirelessly on your TV or Projectors, Reading Weather Conditions, Reading Notifications from your Social Media and much more..

Cori App is going to be the most affordable and Do It Your Self Home Automation Software that would be able to recognize and connect to all devices on the home network, It also let user sign in with their Microsoft Live or Google Account to Sync up the Calendar and Emails

Cori app can take Gesture and Voice commands from Microsoft Kinnect v2, Intel RealSense Camera,  Leap Motion or Computer Microphone, We are also working on API to connect Cori App to other Online services like, other Social Media and many more to come.

Cori App Home Automation controlling Connected Devices with Voice Commands and Gestures

Control Connected Devices and IOT like Philips Hue, Nest Thermostat, WEMO Switch and many more

Cori uses Microsoft Kinnect, Intel RealSense Camera to get your gestures and mood and set the environment around you accordingly, like setting Philips Hue Bulbs Brighter or dimmer, Setting Room Temperature on Smart Thermostat, Turning On or Off WEMO Switch, or Play back some Media Contents on your TV or large display in the room

Speaks Your Calendar Appointments

Cori collects data from your calendar, and reminds you of your important calendar appointments

Custom Alarms Wakes You up Fresh And In Time

Set your favorite music or video from your computer or online websites, as an alarm and wake up fresh every day 

Reads and Reply To Your Emails

Cori can read and reply to emails with your voice, so you don't have to use keyboard or mouse

Get To Know the Weather In Your City

Cori can speak current weather conditions and weather forecast for your city

Cori can show you latest news

Set any NEWS website to open on specific voice or gesture commands

Play and Control Media Contents

Cory can play and control Youtube videos, Netflix, or Play Media Contents on your computer.

Connects with your Social Media

Cori can connect with your Social Media like Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus to notify about new postings

Answer Skype Calls

Cori App can answer skype calls with your voice or gesture commands, (Imagine you are working in kitchen and your hands are not able to touch keyboard or mouse, so you can simply say Answer Call and Cori will pickup call for you)

Learns Gesture, Voice Commands and Emotions´╗┐ (Face Detections)

Cori App learns new Gestures Voice Commands, and Emotions with time and performs actions based on previous experiences

Cori App runs across multiple devices

Cori App is cloud enabled app that runs across multiple devices and synchronizes commands and actions across devices user logs in.

The Video below is made using actual functional prototype, showing some of the capabilities of the Cori App


Business model

- about 6 Million New Computers and Devices shipped every year, and numbers are growing every year, which is $28 Billion addressable market

- Cori App will be Software As A Service(SAAS Model) and Montly Subscription is going to be $4.99 per month that will let user install apps on upto 5 devices

- Our Profit Margin is about 70% as we may keep our services and operating cost low but outsourcing technical support and production operations

- Partnerships with hardware and devices manufacutres would help in getting more users and sales

- Will also be retailing Packaged Cori from the shelf of various retailers like BestBuy, Staples, Microcenter, Fry's, TigerDirect. and many more 

- in Second Quarter of 2015 we will be designing our own WiFi Enabled listening device that plugs in Wall Power soclets to take voice commands from user and perform actions for users

Competitive advantage

1. Better than Siri and Google Now, as Cori App can take Voice and Gesture Commands, also it is a Crowdsource enabled Learning system that shares commands and actions across users, which makes this app Artificial Intelegent and Social.

2. Cori App can also control Home Automation Connected Device with voice and gesture commands, while always in listening mode. while in case of smart phone based Personl Assistants user always have to pull out the phone, unlock it, than run the app, login to the device's service and than control the connected device, so why not just say "Cori Turn the Lights ON" or As user walks in the Room Cori App Autmatically Turns the Lights ON

3. Cross platform support, User will be able to run Cori app on upto 5 devices, including but not limited to , Computers, Laptops, Tablets, some smart Phones and XBox One

4. Cori App can recognize and execute some of the actions in offline mode, which no other Digital assistant offers

SOSventures is a venture capital firm that invests in startup companies primarily in the technology sector. With headquarters in Cork, Ireland and offices in the United States and China, SOSventures invests globally. Since 2009, SOSventures has r...