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Velmai Ltd is a British chatbot developer and builder of AI bot customisations.


Since its training of 5 University of Kent students in summer 2017, Velmai has successfully gone to market with 10 key accounts.

The Kent-based CEO, Dr Tania Peitzker, after speaking at a number of international AI & bot summits - New Yorkers' UTTR.com, the London Mayor's Tech Week/Apps World, CeBIT Hannover, the Digital Travel Summit where Velmai was voted #1 tech innovation, Cambridge Wireless AI & Mobility exhibition, Swiss Re & Digital Catapult thinktank, Re-Work Deep Learning Summit, the Mannheim Business School & the University of Cambridge Judge Business School - was then commissioned in autumn '17 to write a 50 000 word book & a series of White Papers on Artificially & Emotionally Intelligent Next Gen Bots for a global business publisher in New York.

The industries & verticals Velmai are botifying with 2D online and 3D hologram, VR and Augmented Reality iterations of our chatbots are:

  • The travel & leisure industry for 2D and 3D AI bots customised for specific Use Cases in tourism.
  • Universities & student bespoke AI bots with our first roll out at a British university, on campus and online.
  • Digital/print publishing - botification of their existing platforms that are national (22 million readers) & international niche users.
  • International broadcasting channels including an international film festival.
  • Yacht racing & international regattas including yacht manufacture (velmai is going to sponsor an internationals women's sailing cup).
  • Automotive industry for high end car manufacturing.
  • Human Resources, further education and training.
  • Digital media advertising, blended online & offline sponsorships and an original ad inventory to rival Amazon Alexa Skills.

Check out the 2016-17 case study here.

Above, examples of AI bots and MyOwnReport UX. All images created by Cliff Lee, Velmai Chief Creative Officer ©

(C) University of Kent video recording of Dr Peitzker's Public Lecture, Virginia Woolf Theatre, Canterbury Campus, 2016

Rewards 2016-17

Velmai are offering the chance for students to take part in a AI-business project.

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Last Updated: 18/10/2017