Total Equity Funding
Undisclosed Amount in 3 Rounds from 2 Investors
Most Recent Funding
Series A on July 21, 2014 / Undisclosed Amount
Burlingame, CA
MotionDSP sells advanced computer vision and image processing software that extracts real-time data from drone video.
Drones, National Security, Computer Vision, Video Streaming, Software, Video

Company Details

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MotionDSP is a Silicon Valley-based company making advanced computer vision and image processing software that helps companies extract critical information from real-time video to answer high-stakes questions.

Pair expert FMV (drone) analysts with the best image processing engineers and you’ve got an unbeatable ally in your quest to extract valuable information from your video. MotionDSP uses deep IP to dramatically improve the fidelity of video captured by a wide range of sources: from surveillance cameras to drones and manned surveillance aircraft in commercial, law enforcement, commercial security and military applications. MotionDSP is used by organizations like NCIS, US Special Operations, and Scotland Yard — organizations that make high-stakes decisions (often life or death). No one has more riding on getting the right answer fast. Hear some of our customer stories.

MotionDSP is headquartered in Burlingame, California and is led by an experienced management team, trained at Stanford University and the United States Naval Academy. With subject matter experts and the brightest engineers in their fields, MotionDSP creates powerful solutions to the industry's toughest problems.

Funding Rounds (3) - undisclosed

DateAmount / RoundValuationLead InvestorInvestors
Jul, 2014undisclosed amount / Series A0
Sep, 2008undisclosed amount / Convertible Note1
Apr, 2007undisclosed amount / Venture1

Investors (2)

Convertible Note-

Current Team (3)


Products (3)

  • The Ikena Copyright system produces a collection of hashes from existing video content. These hashes are then run against new video to
  • Ikena Forensic enhances video from any source to clarify the question: What happened? Used by the London Met, NCIS, and commercial security.
  • Ikena ISR uses advanced computer vision and image processing to extract critical data from streaming drone video.

Partners (9)

  • Exelis provides mission-critical systems and specialized solutions in areas such as warfare, surveillance, air traffic and IT security.
  • The United States Air Force is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.
  • Novetta Solutions is a professional services firm providing mission-critical technology products and solutions.
  • University of North Dakota is a school in Grand Forks.
  • Terra Bella provides commercial, high-resolution satellite imagery and high-definition video and analytics services.
  • The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) is a privat
  • Human Rights Watch is a non-profit and non-governmental human rights organization.
  • Amnesty International is a global charity organization of people fighting injustice and promoting human rights.

Offices/Locations (2)

  • Office

    700 Airport Blvd

    Burlingame, CA 94010


  • Herndon Virginia

    Herndon, VA


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