Illinois Innovators Podcast: Sanjay Patel, Personify CEO

Mike Koon, Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Illinois Innovators is the College of Engineering’s podcast series hosted by Marketing & Communications Coordinator Mike Koon. In his episode, Koon interviews ECE Professor and Co-Founder and CEO of Personify, Sanjay Patel.

Personify is a computer vision technology that develops immersion video experiences to facilitate real and meaningful connections with people around the world. It was developed at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a mission to make people feel more connected, specifically when using video.

One of Personify’s most successful new technology developments is the Chroma Cam. The Chroma Cam is virtual camera driver that puts a virtual green screen behind anyone in front a computer camera.

This technology can transform the way people work from home, or set up a video conference because a distracting background is no longer a problem. Personify is new and growing and will be changing the way people communicate with their screens every day. To learn more, listen to the Illinois Innovators podcast on SoundCloud or iTunes.