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Hacarus’ releases their AI based Visual Inspection Solution as beta for trial

A modular solution targeted as secondary inspection step – integrated with or alongside existing inspection systems. Hacarus Inc.(Headquarters: Kyoto-shi, Nakagyo-ku, CEO: Kenshin Fujiwara) announces the launch of a beta trial of their visual inspection solution that is based on Artificial Intelligence (AI). Hacarus has created an AI that applies sparse modeling technology, which excels in feature extraction from small amounts of data. The team at Hacarus has prepared dedicated AI models to cover various inspection cases with high performance. The…

At PALTEK’s AI EXPO booth, HACARUS presents person tracking running on edge devices

From April 3-5, 2019, Hacarus Inc. (Headquarters: Kyoto-shi, Nakagyo-ku, CEO: Kenshin Fujiwara) will be exhibiting its booth during Tokyo Big Sight’s 3rd Artificial Intelligence EXPO and partnering with PALTEK (Headquarters: Yokohama-shi, Kohoku-ku, CEO: Naohide Yabuki, Security Code: 7587) and holding its demo exhibition booth.   From January 2019, Hacarus and PALTEK co-developed and began offering services of HACARUS-X Edge, an AI solution for FPGA that makes edge learning possible. HACARUS-X excels in extracting small data through Sparse Modeling technology and…

Hacarus appointed Kentaro Ohki, Assistant Professor at Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University as advisor.

Hacarus (Headquarters: Kyoto, Nakagyo-ku, Representative Board Member: Fujiwara Kenshin), a company offering unique data analysis services through AI, is proud to announce that Dr. Kentaro Ohki, Assistant Professor at Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University, has officially become an advisor. His research interests are in time-sequence analysis, estimation and control of stochastic dynamical systems, in particular, quantum dynamical systems and their applications to quantum information technology.  He is also appointed as important positions in academics, such as Vice-Chairperson at related…

Hacarus Releases AI Solution “HACARUS-X Edge” Included with a Limited Offer

Hacarus to Offer HACARUS-X Edge for FPGA-Based Machine Edge Learning Free of Charge to Users of the Xilinx Zynq ZCU104 Evaluation Kit (Offer Lasts Until March 2019) Hacarus Inc. (Headquarters: Kyoto City, Nakagyo-ku Ward, Representative Director: Kenshin Fujiwara) is an AI-based company that develops and expands on artificial intelligence packages. Hacarus released an AI solution called “HACARUS-X Edge” for FPGA-based machine edge-learning, offering the Xilinx FPGA evaluation kit in joint development with PALTEK (Headquarters: Yokohama City, Kohoku-ku Ward, President and Representative…

Hacarus announces relocation support to new employees: “Hacarus – Work in Japan support ”

Hacarus Inc. (Head office: Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Representative Director: Kenshin Fujiwara), a provider of artificial intelligence solutions, starts to provide support to new members and opened the new web page ”Hacarus - Work in Japan support”.   Recently, we started hiring new team members not only in Japan and Philippines, but also from other countries – and we are planning to support new members from overseas with their relocation, visa, and related things.              …

Hacarus Receives 100 Million Yen in Funding from Three Tech Supporting Companies

Raising a Total of 270 Million Yen in Series A Round, Accelerating the Development of Edge Computing with an AI Chip   Sparse Modeling AI startup Hacarus (Headquarters: Kyoto City, Nakagyo-ku Ward, CEO: Kenshin Fujiwara) has announced its issue of third-party allocation of shares. On October 5, 2018, Hacarus had officially fundraised 100 million yen. Since July 2018, this funding round has further continued rising a total sum of 270 million yen resulting in the completion of Series A round.…

Hacarus and PicoCELA announce joint development of edge AI solutions

The initial setup combines PicoCELA’s wireless edge device "PCWL - 0400" with Hacarus’ machine learning technology. Through this joint press release, Hacarus inc. (Head office: Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto City, Representative Director: Kenshin Fujiwara), a developer of artificial intelligence solutions and PicoCELA Corporation (Head office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo, President: Hiroshi Furukawa) announce their collaboration on creating edge AI solutions for wireless backhaul technology*1. The initial development includes the integration of Hacarus' AI engine "HACARUS-X” with PicoCELA's edge computer "PCWL-0400", and the creation of…

Hacarus and PALTEK announce collaboration on artificial intelligence-based FPGA products

Using lightweight AI solutions as an alternative to deep learning This joined press release announces the collaboration between Hacarus Inc. (Head office: Kyoto City Nakagyo-ku, Representative Director: Kenshin Fujiwara), a developer of artificial intelligence solutions and PALTEK Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Yokohama-shi Kohoku, Securities Code: 7587, President and Representative Director: Naohide Yabuki),  a semiconductor trading company that supports consigned design and development of FPGA. Through this collaboration, PALTEK will develop FPGA products and box computer products equipped with Hacarus' AI engine…

Professor Kaoru Kawamoto of Shiga University’s Department of Data Science appointed as Advisor

Hacarus (Headquarters: Kyoto, Chuukyou-ku, Representative Board Member: Fujiwara Kenshin), a company offering a service that uses unique data analysis through the power of AI, is proud to announce that Mr. Kaoru Kawamoto, professor at Shiga University’s Department of Data Science, has officially become an advisor. As the chief of Osaka Gas’ Business Analysis Center, Mr. Kawamoto has made data analysis the will of the organization and put all of his efforts into that goal, subsequently winning an award for the…

Announcement: Additional Financing

Hacarus is glad to announce the conclusion of a new round of financing. Hacarus is received additional investment from Miyako Capital, an investor from a previous round of financing, in addition to bringing on two new investors.  Ohara Pharmaceutical and Capital Medica Ventures are the newest additions to the Hacarus family. Miyako Capital is making a follow-up investment of 50 million yen into the company, while Ohara is bringing in 90 million yen and Capital Medica Ventures is investing 30…