Telexistence Inc. (headquarters: Tokyo, Japan; CEO: Jin Tomioka / CTO: Charith Fernando; hereinafter “TX Inc”), providing a new cloud-based solution and service for consumers and industries to control robotics and sensing technology, announced today that it was selected as partner company of NVIDIA – the world’s largest GPU maker – in their “Inception program”. TX Inc. will put the NVIDIA Inception program to good use by accelerating research and development of efficient and low-latency image processing algorithms for cameras used in robotics, and for cloud-based machine learning applications of data accumulated from robots and their human operators.
【About NVIDIA Inception program】
Inception nurtures dedicated and exceptional startups who are revolutionizing industries with advances in AI and data science. This virtual accelerator program helps startups during critical stages of product development, prototyping, and deployment.
Every startup gets a custom set of ongoing benefits, from hardware grants and marketing support to training with deep learning experts.
“Telexistence” is a concept that was first proposed in 1980 by Dr. Susumu Tachi, Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo and the chairman of TX Inc., which refers to the notion of human beings in effect being in a place other than where he or she actually exists and being able to act freely in that remote environment – essentially expanding the presence of human beings – as well as the technological systems that make this possible. In fact, operator remotely manipulates and controls a robot located in other place with visual, auditory and tactile information the robot has.
【About Telexistence Inc.】
Company name : Telexistence Inc.
Headquarters : Japan
Representatives : CEO Jin Tomioka / CTO Charith Fernando
Founded : January 23, 2017
URL : tx-inc.com
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