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HACARUS Opens a Satellite Office in Wakayama Prefecture, Japan

January 19, 2020 – Wakayama, Japan – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI today announced the opening of its fourth branch in Japan. The new office is scheduled to open in Shirahama Town, Wakayama in February 2021.     Wakayama Prefecture is known for its beautiful nature, traditional culture and cuisine. Having an office in such a refreshing environment will have many benefits to the employees - from increasing work efficiency to reducing stress compared to the…

HACARUS & Liberaware AI-Drone collaboration on display at RoboDEX

AI-Drone collaboration for Smarter industrial instrument inspections will be demonstrated to the public for the first time. January 18, 2021 - Tokyo, Japan - HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI today announced that it will be showcasing the results of joint development of an automated industrial instrument inspection solution. The collaboration will be on display during RoboDEX - 5th Robot Development & Application Expo (January 20 - 22), held both on-site and online. To secure your ticket…

SPECTRO GO Press Release By HACARUS

Introducing SPECTRO GO – a complete Visual Inspection AI Starter Kit

With the new SPECTRO GO kit, getting started with visual inspection AI becomes easier than ever. January 7, 2020 – Kyoto, Japan – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI today announced the launch of its “SPECTRO GO” kit that enables new users to get started with early stage deployments and evaluations of AI solutions for visual inspection. Working with leading industry partners, HACARUS has assembled a kit that includes camera, lens, industrial PC, evaluation software license, lighting,…

Announcement of Change of Titles

We wish to announce that there has been a title change for Takashi Someda, previous title “CTO (Chief Technical Officer)” to  “CBO (Chief Business Officer)” and Naoki Kitora, previous title “CDO (Chief Data Officer)” to “CTO (Chief Technical Officer)”, effective January 1, 2021. The reasoning behind this was to incorporate a title that more accurately reflects the actual duties and responsibilities of the position.     About HACARUS HACARUS INC, founded 2014 in Kyoto, Japan is the leading provider of…

HACARUS Introduces A New Employee Benefit Program

HACARUS introduces a new employee benefit program “Okini – Thank you, come again!”

December 15th, 2020 -Kyoto, Japan - HACARUS INC has introduced a new employee benefit program named "Okini - Thank you, come again!" starting from December 2020. This new program aims to provide benefits that are truly "beneficial" to the employees by allowing the team decide what perk to get - each month.   About the "Okini - Thank you, come again!" program According to the internal research conducted in October 2020, 80% of the employees at HACARUS was not using…

HACARUS and Mitsubishi Electric unveil AI + Robotics Collaboration

A look at the future of automation in medical research to be on display during Medical Fair Asia 2020. DECEMBER, 9, 2020 – Singapore, Singapore – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI today announced that it will be showcasing a joint solution for cell analysis that combines HACARUS’ expertise in AI powered medical imaging analysis with Mitsubishi Electric’s advanced industrial robots. The collaboration will be on display during Medical Fair Asia (December 9th-18th), the leading medical and…

HACARUS closes Series B Round – Raised 1.3 Billion Yen to date

Strategic funding to further R&D activities as well as domestic and global business expansion.  NOVEMBER, 16, 2020 – Kyoto, Japan – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI, is pleased to announce that it has closed its Series B financing round with additional funding from MTG Ventures, Resona Capital No. 6 Investment Business Association, PARKINSON Laboratories and the Japan Finance Corporation as well as follow-on investments by Ohara Pharmaceutical, Miyako Capital and Chushin Venture Capital - HACARUS has…

HACARUS receives J-Startup KANSAI recognition at the Kansai Future Summit

Recognition and award ceremony accompanied by speech at innovation summit November 6th, 2020 -Kyoto, Japan - HACARUS' CEO and Founder, Kenshin Fujiwara, received the J-Startup KANSAI recognition at the Kansai Future Summit, held on November 4th at Hotel Granvia Kyoto. The summit is aimed at creating opportunities to contribute to the development of new industries by building a network of leaders in industry, government and academia, with HACARUS contributing a speech on its novel technology and approach. To learn more…

HACARUS endorsed as a “J-Startup KANSAI” by The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry 

October 21st, 2020 – Kyoto, Japan – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI, today announced that the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) has selected HACARUS for the J-Startup KANSAI program, which aims to support the development Japan’s best venture firms.  The official selection ceremony will be held during the coming "Kansai Future Summit" on November 4, 2020. “We are very honored to have been selected for this recognition – HACARUS has seen massive growth over…

HACARUS opens new R&D Hub in Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) Tokyo

The new center will be focused on furthering HACARUS’ market-leading capabilities and is located in CIC’s first Asian location.               October 1st, 2020 – Kyoto & Tokyo, Japan – HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI, today announced the opening of its new R&D center, located within world-renowned CIC’s first Asian outpost, in Tokyo, which will open on the same day. “These new facilities will enable HACARUS to remain at the cutting…