SPECTRO Named “Best Object Recognition Solution” by AI Breakthrough Awards

SPECTRO Named “Best Object Recognition Solution” By AI Breakthrough Awards

HACARUS’ visual inspection AI solution was honored for its innovative technology and strong performance.


June 23, 2021 – Kyoto, Japan – HACARUS, the provider of big insights from small data, is pleased to announce that its flagship visual inspection solution, SPECTRO was selected to be this year’s “Best Object Recognition Solution” by AI Breakthrough Awards.

“We are honored that the AI Breakthrough Awards have recognized SPECTRO as the Best Object Recognition Solution – especially for its novel Sparse Modeling based technology, which allows us to provide highly accurate AI models from small data sets. Fueled by this award I look forward to bringing SPECTRO to even more customers, in Japan and beyond.” said Kenshin Fujiwara, CEO at HACARUS.

The annual “AI Breakthrough Awards” aims to perform the deepest evaluations of the global AI industry each year to recognize and highlight the “breakthrough” AI solutions and companies.

SPECTRO, HACARUS’ AI powered inspection solution was among more than 2,200 AI solutions evaluated this year based on 6 criterias; Innovation, Performance, Ease of Use, Functionality, Value Creation and Impact. Some of the other winners from this year include Intel, Capgemini, IBM, Verint, Red Hat, Olive, NetApp, Hyperscience, AMP Robotics, BMC and an exciting list of top companies and startups in the industry.


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About AI Breakthrough Awards

The mission of the AI Breakthrough Awards is to honor excellence and recognize the creativity, hard work and success of companies, technologies and products in the field of Artificial Intelligence. The AI Breakthrough Awards are run by Tech Breakthrough, a leading market intelligence and recognition platform for today’s most competitive global technology markets. Tech Breakthrough has worked with industry leading companies that include Cisco, Dell, Philips, Sprint, HP, Qualcomm, Spotify, Comcast, Western Union, Intel, Quicken and hundreds more to drive business results. To learn more, visit https://aibreakthroughawards.com/2021-winners/



HACARUS INC. provides big insights from small data, and has since its founding in 2014 supplied solutions in 100+ AI projects across the Medical and Manufacturing fields. Headquartered in Kyoto, Japan and backed by Osaka Gas and Miyako Capital (Kyoto University) among others, its technology enables humans to make better, faster and more reliable decisions, based on data driven insights. HACARUS’ proprietary AI engine is built using Sparse Modeling, a method that understands data like a human would – by its unique key features and is far more resource, time and energy efficient when compared to Deep Learning. To learn more, visit https://hacarus.com

Takashi Someda

CTO of Hacarus. Has over 15 years experience as a software and server engineer in several global SaaS startups. Currently working hard to make something new with machine learning. Holds masters degree in Information Science at Kyoto University.

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