Denver-based Exer Labs today announced $2 million in funding and unveiled its Exer Studio app for the Mac. Drawing on AI and computer vision, Exer Studio captures your movements with your laptop’s camera to evaluate your form and offer coaching advice. It can share your results with friends, fitness coaches, and others, while a Peloton-style leaderboard motivates you to work harder.
CEO Zaw Thet said in an interview with VentureBeat that Exer relies on edge-based AI (meaning it uses your smartphone’s computing power) and computer vision to power its motion coaching platform. It offers real-time audio and visual feedback on almost any type of human motion via a Mac (and its camera), without needing a human in the loop. The company’s mission is to help people move, train, and play better. Coaches can also use the app to build up their virtual classes and see at a glance who needs