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This page introduces the latest information about the NTT group’s activities related to corevo®.

2017. 09 . 28
Accenture, JSR and NTT Begin Work on a Proof-of-Concept for a Smart Industrial Complex
The aim is to develop a connected worker platform that collects and analyzes data and recreates experienced worker's capabilities

 Tokyo; Sept. 28, 2017 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN), JSR Corporation, a chemicals manufacturer headquartered in Japan, and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT), one of the worldfs largest telecommunications services providers headquartered in Japan are embarking on a proof-of-concept project at JSRfs plant in Chiba Prefecture designed to improve worker productivity and safety in smart industrial complexes that is technology driven and analytics led.

2017. 09 . 25
NTT and Toyota Begin Joint Research Aimed at Promoting the Use of Lifestyle Support Robots
Working towards a society in which humans and robots coexist harmoniously

 Toyota City, Japan, September 25, 2017 - Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) have commenced joint research with the aim of promoting the use of partner robots that can help and coexist harmoniously with humans. The research aims to provide support for various situations that occur in daily life utilizing AI technology (corevo®) from the NTT Group and the Human Support Robot (HSR), one of the partner robots currently being developed by Toyota.

2017. 09 . 19
NYK Group and Norwegian Partner Dualog Begin Collaboration with NTT Group for On-board IoT Innovation

 The NYK Group (Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha, MTI Co., Ltd.) and Norwegian Partner Dualog have entered into a collaboration with the NTT Group (Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, NTT DATA Corporation), on a proof-of-concept experiment for a next generation onboard IoT platform.

2017. 08 . 08
Public Testing of Information Universal Design begins at Haneda Airport
- World-leading Hospitality Enters Trial Phase at 'Gateway to Japan' -

 Tokyo International Air Terminal Corporation (TIAT; Head Office: Ota-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Katsuji Doi), Japan Airport Terminal Co., Ltd. (JAT; Head Office: Ota-ku, Tokyo; President & COO: Nobuaki Yokota), Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT; Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Hiroo Unoura) and Panasonic Corporation (Panasonic; Head Office: Kadoma, Osaka; President: Kazuhiro Tsuga) will begin public testing of information universal design initiatives.

2017. 06 . 23
DOCOMO Announces docomo AI Agent Open Partner Initiative
- New "AI Agent API" will help accelerate increasing collaboration -

 TOKYO, JAPAN, June 23, 2017 --- NTT DOCOMO, INC. announced today its new docomo AI Agent Open Partner Initiative to facilitate collaborative development of all-new offerings implemented with a service-agnostic, device-agnostic speech interface based on AI Agent API, a newly developed artificial intelligence (AI) application programming interface (API) that DOCOMO plans to incorporate into a new AI agent service to be launched in early fiscal 2018.

2017. 05 . 18
Launch of a LINE-based automated chat service utilizing artificial intelligence (AI)

 The Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (Takeshi Kunibe, President & Group CEO) and SMBC Nikko Securities Inc. (Yoshihiko Shimizu, President & CEO), together with NTT Communications Corporation (Tetsuya Shoji, President & CEO), have jointly developed an automated chat service utilizing artificial intelligence with support from Accenture Japan Ltd (Atsushi Egawa, President & CEO, and this service will become available as of May 25, 2017 at SMBC Nikko Securities’ Contact Center to enhance its LINE-based inquiry service.

2017. 05 . 16
"Sota®" experiment - communication robot for stay-at-home elderly - begins
- Assessment of effects on improvement of elderly life -

 On May 17, NTT DATA Corporation and EnviroLife Research Institute Co., Ltd. will launch an experiment of the communication robot "Sota®" to assess its effects on the improvement of elderly life in ordinary homes, etc. Based on the results of this experiment, a product using a communication robot for improving elderly life and reducing the burdens on family members living with them and nursing care staff will be developed in order to achieve commercialization of this product by the end of fiscal year 2017.

2017. 03 . 27
Toyota and NTT Agree to Collaborate on ICT Platform R&D for Connected Cars
Collaboration seeks to establish technologies for the creation of a Smart Mobility Society

 Toyota Motor Corporation (Head Office: Toyota, Aichi Prefecture, Japan; President and Representative Director: Akio Toyoda) and Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Hiroo Unoura) have agreed to collaborate on developing, verifying, and standardizing technology in the connected car field, combining the automotive vehicle-related technologies of Toyota with the information and communication technologies (ICT) of NTT Group companies.

2017. 03 . 07
NTT showcases "a natural conversation among multiple persons and robots" and "interactive signage using image search technology" at SXSW 2017

 NTT will present its "Robot Showcase," which allows visitors to experience a natural discussion among multiple persons and robots, and "Interactive Signage Showcase," which uses image search technology to implement an interactive adverting medium at JAPAN FACTORY (venue: Trinity Warehouse), an official event at SXSW 2017. To be held in Austin, Texas, U.S.A., SXSW2017 is the world’s largest business and content festival focusing on music, film and interactive topics.

2017. 03 . 01
"Establishment of the "AI & IoT Business Section"
- Establishing an expert organization featuring the latest analytics, AI, and know-how in edge computing technology required by the IoT society -

 NTT DATA Corporation (hereinafter called "NTT DATA") has established the "AI & IoT Business Section" on March 1, 2017 as an expert organization with know-how in analytics, AI, and edge computing technology required by IoT society.

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