Twenty-nine innovative Japanese technology companies will be participating in Consumer Electronics Show (CES) on January 7-10, 2020, in Las Vegas, as part of the J-Startup Japan Innovation Showcase hosted by the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), located at Eureka Park, Sands Expo Level 1, Hall G, Booth #52702.
Eleven startups will exhibit at CES Unveiled on January 5 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, Shorelines Exhibit Hall. This event attracts over 1,500 media sources and features the Best of Innovation Award Nominees. JETRO’s J-Startup Program, which mentors and prepares Japanese startups for the global market, is helping with this effort. All underlined companies are participants of the J-Startup Program.
Aeronext Inc. (http://aeronext.com): Created center-of-gravity control technology to improve drone stability.
FPV ROBOTICS INC. (https://fpvrobotics.com): Builds and integrates systems for commercial drones to fly safely.
Gatebox Inc. (https://gatebox.ai): Creates holographic AI-based systems that bring virtual characters to life.
Glafit Inc. (https://glafit.jp/): Develops advanced technology for automobiles and motorcycles using AI.
GROOVE X, Inc. (https://groove-x.com/en/): Developed the AI-operated friendly and huggable robot “LOVOT.”
Idein Inc. (http://idein.jp/index.en.html): The IoT platform Actcast links physical events to the web via deep learning.
Langualess Ltd. (https://inupathy.com): The “INUPATHY” device helps owners monitor dogs’ emotions and health.
Life is Tech USA, Inc. (https://codeillusion.io): Helped Disney build the Disney Codeillusion program, which teaches coding by combining entertainment with education.
mui Lab, Inc. (https://mui.jp/#en): Develops design-focused smart home appliances out of wooden materials.
Shiftall Inc. (https://shiftall.net): Creates advanced IoT products for other companies in a short span of time.
World Matcha Inc. (www.cuzenmatcha.com): The “Matcha Maker” serves authentic matcha flavor for a modern palate.
The eighteen other Japanese startups to be showcased include:
Digitalattendant Co. Ltd. (http://digitalattendant.co.jp): The AI-based “Dynaglass” cane provides visually impaired people with 3D information.
FIRST ASCENT INC. (https://first-ascent.jp/en): The “CryAnalyzer Auto” device monitors babies needs through cries.
Freecle Inc. (https://freecle.co.jp/en/home): Their “αble aid” device series shuts out up to 99% of surrounding noises.
FutuRocket Co. (http://www.futurocket.co/): Their “Hackfon” device converts analogphones to smart phone uses.
HoloAsh, Inc. (https://holoash.com): Develops holographic AI companions to help individuals with ADHD.
IMUZAK Inc. (http://imuzak.co.jp): Specializes in optical design and ultra-fine processing technology.
Kotozna, Inc. (https://kotozna.com): Their apps provide auto-translated, remote and real-time messaging for hospitality.
Melody International Ltd. (https://www.melodyi.net/): Startup that provides perinatal e-Health and health care solutions.
Optech Innovation LLC: Their viscoelastic camera captures the “softness” of an object.
Parity Innovations Co. Ltd. (https://www.piq.co.jp/index_e.html): Develops interactive visual display technology.
Pixie Dust Technologies, Inc. (https://pixiedusttech.com/): Specializes in the development of Hagen (wave control) technology which controls and manipulates light and soundwaves.
PLANTIO, Inc. (https://plantio.co.jp/en.html): Engineered world’s first AI planter system that adapts on its own.
Quantaglion Co. Ltd. (www.quantaglion.com): Developed the world’s first true random number generator using the natural decay of nuclei.
Shanti Inc. (http://shanti-robo.co.jp/en/): Creates AI-enhanced emotional support robots and a MR rehabilitation system.
S’UIMIN Inc. (http://www.suimin.co.jp/english): Develops AI-enhanced wearable sleep measurement devices.
Teijin Frontier Sensing co., Ltd. (www2.teijin-frontier.com/english/): Use motion data to track and improve fitness levels.
Yume Cloud Inc (http://www.yume-cloud.com/): Their “GLOW” entertainment device plays music and visuals.
Z-Works Inc. (www.z-works.co.jp/?lang=en): IoT cloud platform company that provides smart health care solutions.