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Belmont, CA, USA, Dec 21, 2020 -- RingCentral, Inc. (NYSE: RNG), a provider of global enterprise cloud communications, video meetings, collaboration, and contact center solutions, announced that it has acquired DeepAffects, a conversational intelligence provider that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to analyze business conversations and extract meaningful insights. DeepAffects brings AI capabilities that will enable RingCentral to deliver enhanced pre-meeting, in-meeting and post-meeting experiences for customers.
"As businesses shift to a hybrid model with employees working both in-office and remotely, it has never been more important to equip them with tools and insights that make meetings more engaging and productive," said Anand Eswaran, president and chief operating officer at RingCentral. "With DeepAffects, we will bring conversational speech analysis and emotional sentiment recognition to our platform to deliver a differentiated, best-in-class meetings experience for our customers. We’re thrilled to welcome the DeepAffects team to RingCentral!"
"With a rich set of AI models and high accuracy for diarization, emotion and speech recognition, DeepAffects is truly a market leader in providing conversational intelligence and analysis," said Prashant Kukde, founder and CEO of DeepAffects. "We are excited to join forces with RingCentral and empower workforces globally with smarter video meetings."
The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The acquisition closed in Q4 2020 and is not estimated to have a material financial impact for the year ending December 31, 2020.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
About RingCentral, Inc.:
RingCentral is a publicly traded provider of cloud-based phone systems for businesses. It is headquartered in Belmont, California and has offices in Denver, Colorado; Manila, Philippines; Xiamen, China; St. Petersburg, Russia and Odessa Ukraine.
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