Vonage Bolsters Artificial Intelligence Capabilities of the OneVonage Platform via Purchase of Over.ai Assets

Video Calls Fast Becoming as Popular as Voice Calls, Reaching Almost Universal Adoption for Social Use, According to Vonage Study

HOLMDEL, N.J., Aug. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Vonage (VG), a global business cloud communications leader, today announced that it will acquire certain assets from Over.ai, a Tel Aviv-based Voice and Conversational AI provider for enterprise communications. Vonage is acquiring Over.ai’s technical team and intellectual property from i.am+, an AI technology platform co-founded and co-owned by musician will.i.am.

With this talent acquisition, Vonage gains significant technology talent and expertise in conversational-related AI. Over.ai’s product and engineering team of 23 will join Vonage’s R&D technology hub in Tel Aviv, expanding Vonage’s Tel Aviv R&D team to more than 100 high-tech professionals.

Over.ai’s Voice and Conversational AI technology platform provides intelligent virtual assistant functionality via APIs, enabling businesses to enhance their IVR; handle complex interactions with real-time human-like interactions over phone lines; and lower operational costs while significantly improving service. The power of these AI-driven capabilities provides businesses with a balance between automation and human support to deliver the service that customers demand. […]