HACARUS to exhibit at Smart Manufacturing Summit, in Aichi Prefecture’s Pavilion

HACARUS To Exhibit At Smart Manufacturing Summit, In Aichi Prefecture’s Pavilion

Kyoto, Japan – February 27th, 2024 – HACARUS, on a mission to bring the next generation of instruments to every industry, today announced that it will exhibit at “SMART MANUFACTURING SUMMIT BY GLOBAL INDUSTRY”, in the Aichi Prefecture Pavilion for Startups, to be held at the Aichi International Exhibition Center (Aichi Sky Expo) from March 13, 2024 (Wednesday) for 3 days.

At the summit, cutting-edge technologies and products for smart manufacturing will be exhibited by Japanese and European companies, and business matching will take place. In the Aichi Pavilion, 79 companies, mainly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from the prefecture and 20 startups, including members of PRE-STATION Ai (a startup support effort in Nagoya) will exhibit their products and technologies. HACARUS will present its collaboration with VISCO technologies, with a video demonstration of  the HACARUS Check AI software combined with the VTV-9000 series of image processing inspection systems.

Event Details

Dates: March 13 (Wednesday) – 15 (Friday), 2024, 10-18:00 (until 16:00 on the last day)
Venue: Aichi Sky Expo (Aichi International Exhibition Center)
Aichi Pavilion: Exhibition Hall C ・ D, HACARUS booth number: S-6
Pre-registration URL:  https://sms-gi.com/register/
Official Website: https://sms-gi.com/

Reference Press Release 1,  “HACARUS and Visco Technologies to Collaborate on Automation of Visual Inspections” (January 22, 2024) https://hacarus.com/press-release/20240122_news/

Reference Press Release 2, “Announcement of details of the main content “Innovation Showcase” of “Smart Manufacturing Summit” to be held in March 2024″
(February 7, 2024) . https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000019. 000111456.html

The “Smart Manufacturing Summit” will feature an “Innovation Showcase” where leading startup companies will gather, a “Smart Manufacturing Expo” where products and technologies of companies leading the manufacturing industry will be exhibited, and a “Smart Factory & Logistics Expo” where visitors can experience demonstration experiments related to smart manufacturing. 

There will also be a Smart Factory & Logistics Demonstrator, a “Smart Factory Tour” to visit cutting-edge factories in the suburbs of Aichi Prefecture, and “Industry 5.0 Business Summit”, where government officials, companies, and experts from Japan and Europe will be invited to discuss industry-academia-government initiatives, directions, and strategies toward “Industry 5.0”. In the five components of the “Business Summit,” Japanese and European companies will exhibit their cutting-edge smart manufacturing technologies and products and conduct business matching.


HACARUS mission is to bring the next generation of instruments to all industries. We are an AI developer from Kyoto, Japan with over a decade’s experience in delivering complex solutions for machine vision systems, and backed by Mitsubishi Electric, Daikin, Osaka Gas and Miyako Capital (Kyoto University), among others. HACARUS Check, our flagship visual inspection suite is currently deployed in Asia, Europe and North America and helps clients achieve factory automation and digital transformation goals. HACARUS’ AI Core is uniquely differentiated in that it is able to create highly accurate defect detection models from small data sets, trained with only good data, and can be adopted to changing production conditions with simple adjustments.

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