It is expected to reduce the cost of getting products on the shelf by up to 20%.
Chinese ZMO.ai has recently closed a Series A round of funding worthy of USD 8 million, led by Hillhouse Capital; GSR Ventures and GGV Capital also took apart.
The startup offers an artificial intelligence modelling photo solution that can reduce the cost and time of shooting as well as improve e-commerce conversion rates.
Founded in 2020 and headquartered in Hangzhou, ZMO.ai generates virtual models to help users to display clothes via AI algorithms in a short time frame and limited cost.
According to the company, it reduces the cost of getting products on the shelf by up to 20%.
ZMO.ai's core team members come from Google, Apple, Facebook, SenseTime, Adobe, Tencent and other tech giants.
“Traditionally, the whole cycle of garment manufacturing can take two to three months, from design, fabric selection, pattern making, modelling to actual racking," said Ella Zhang, founder and CEO of ZMO.ai. “We are changing it. [Customers] can now test by putting it on a virtual model; once an order has been placed, the shopper can start production."
At present, its product is still in a closed beta testing phase.