January 8, 2015 | VocalZoom, an Israeli startup that develops sensors for speech enhancement, received an investment from Motorola Solutions Venture Capital. Information regarding the size of the investment and what it will be used for by the company have yet to be disclosed. Additional investors in VocalZoom’s latest funding round include existing investors 3M and OurCrowd, as well as Japanese company FueTrack. VocalZoom’s optoelectronic microphone is able to enhance a speaker’s voice over background noise, with hopes to aid the hearing impaired and to improve the use of voice commands in existing technologies. VocalZoom was founded in 2010 by CEO Tal Bakish.