LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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.
For business and media inquiries about the exhibiting companies, or to schedule a meeting during CES 2020, contact Will Ferguson, at Will_Ferguson@jetro.go.jp. For more information about the CES 2020, please visit www.ces.tech.
About JETRO: JETRO is a Japanese government agency that provides support and assistance to American companies entering the Japanese market and to Japanese companies expanding overseas. JETRO was established in 1958 and has more than 70 offices around the world.