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Bloomberg: Japan Is Figuring Out How to Deliver Goods Untouched by Humans

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Mujin's comment was introduced on Bloomberg.
Japan Is Figuring Out How to Deliver Goods Untouched by Humans


"Mujin Inc., a company that makes industrial robot controllers, said there’s booming interest for its solutions. Logistics automation is now seen as a way to prepare for emergency."

Because of the recent social conditions, the demand for logistics automation is rapidly increasing. Automation is not only considered in terms of cost effectiveness, but also of "preparation of emergency" for business continuity even when people cannot come to work.


Robots rising: Coronavirus drives up demand for non-human labor in China

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The head of Mujin China, Huan, talked about factory automation during the interview.

https://business.financialpost.com/pmn/business-pmn/robots-rising-coronavirus-drives-up-demand-for-non-human-labor-in-china

Recommended book for young people

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Have you ever think how people become successful? Do they have dreams? How these dreams become true?
Mujin is a place where we witness the clashes between advanced robotics technologies and real-world needs and where our software engineering practices must come face-to-face with these issues. To achieve it, first, it's better to understand what does the artificial intelligence mean.
Daily Industrial Newspaper (日刊工業新聞) posted an article where famous entrepreneurs recommended books for young people. One of the book was recommended by Mujin CTO Rosen Diankov. Dr. Rosen Diankov
"We are at an age where AI is necessary for any type of job. Being influenced by this buzzword, we feel that great things will happen by utilizing AI. However, we are unable to make decisions without the correct information. 
Both successful and unsuccessful events which occurred during the 50 years of AI research history are organized in this book. Written like a novel and easy to understand, it is widely…

Media: Financial Times "Packing T-shirts? There’s a Uniqlo robot for that"

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Financial Times article regarding our project with Fast Retailing.

Packing T-shirts? There's a Uniqlo robot for that

Media: NHK WORLD "The Leading Edge: How Robotics and Automation Are Transforming the Logistics Industry"

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We are going to be on TV program "NHK WORLD: Science View," which you can watch from countries around the world!




"The Leading Edge: How Robotics and Automation Are Transforming the Logistics Industry"

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Broadcasting Schedule in UTC

11/5 15:30 - 16:00
11/5 21:30 - 22:00
11/6 3:30 - 4:00
11/6 9:30 - 10:00
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If you are in Japan, you can watch through the website!
The Leading Edge: How Robotics and Automation Are Transforming the Logistics Industry - Science View - TV | NHK WORLD-JAPAN Live & Programs

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Broadcasting Schedule in Japan

11/6 0:30 - 1:00
11/6 6:30 - 7:00
11/6 12:30 - 13:00
11/6 18:30 - 19:00
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Media: Reason of rapid growth of Mujin, the leading company of random picking automation

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Mujin’s CEO Issei Takino’s interview article was featured on Nikkei X Tech / Nikkei Monozukuri.

It is an interesting article explaining Mujin’s technology, strategy, and “gemba”-oriented thoughts.

Reason of rapid growth of Mujin, the leading company of random picking automation (Japanese)

https://tech.nikkeibp.co.jp/atcl/nxt/column/18/00134/082700167/

Media: Mujin was ranked top in the fund raising amount ranking of the first half of 2019

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Mujin was ranked top in the fund raising amount ranking of the first half of 2019 (Jan-June) by Nikkei Business Daily.

"Investment for startup companies in the first half of 2019"
19年上期のスタートアップ向け投資、人気は「実業系」 (Japanese)

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