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Fujitsu Tests AI Customer Service Solution in Japanese Supermarket

Fujitsu has begun testing an innovative AI module in a Japanese supermarket that generates AI avatars and tailors promotional content based on consumer behavior. The field trial, run in collaboration with the Retail AI Institute, is taking place from August 3 to October 15 at Aruk Mitajiri stores operated by supermarket chain Marukyu in Hofu City, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan. This […]

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Japan’s METI Launches Committee to Accelerate Generative AI Development

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has formed an expert committee to propel the development of generative AI technology. The initiative aims to establish a support scheme for companies developing competitive base models in the fast-evolving field of generative AI. This advanced technology is predicted to have a transformative impact on industrial activities and daily life, tackling social […]

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AI-Based Water Monitoring System Pilot Launched by NTT Docomo Group

NTT Docomo, NTT Communications, and NTT Comware have begun a trial of an artificial intelligence (AI) system designed to monitor water levels in rivers and reservoirs. The system is now available for testing to companies and local governments across the nation, with a projected commercial release in March 2024. The new system replaces traditional physical water gauges with AI technology […]

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Fujitsu’s AI Technology Powers Toyota Gazoo Racing’s New Video Analysis System

Fujitsu is supporting the development of Toyota Gazoo Racing’s new video analysis system, using its advanced AI technology. The system made its debut at the 6 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps racing event, held from April 27 to 29 at the Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium. Fujitsu’s sponsorship of Toyota Gazoo Racing, a participant in the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC), began […]

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Spectee and NTT Business Solutions Launch New Disaster Prevention DX Service

Disaster prevention tech venture Spectee has announced a partnership with NTT Business Solutions to launch a new disaster prevention DX service, “Spectee Pro for elgana,” starting April 20, 2023. The service aims to enable quick and efficient information gathering and sharing during disasters by combining Spectee’s AI real-time crisis management service, “Spectee Pro,” with NTT Business Solutions’ business chat app, […]

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Mitsui Chemicals and IBM Collaborate on AI New Application Discovery

Mitsui Chemicals and IBM Japan have joined forces to improve agility and accuracy in discovering new applications by combining Generative Pre-trained Transformer (GPT), a generative AI, with IBM Watson Discovery. This partnership aims to boost sales and market share for Mitsui Chemicals products by advancing digital transformation (DX) in the business domain. Since June 2022, Mitsui Chemicals has implemented IBM […]

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Japan Launches World Robot Summit, Competition Prize Money to Top 100M Yen

The Japanese government underlines the country’s strength in robotics by launching the World Robot Summit 2018 in October this year. The event will bring together the world’s most advanced robots and robotic technologies along with researchers and developers of robots and key government and private industry players. Hosted by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the New […]

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