CNBC Documentary “Japan: Powering Tomorrow”

TX was featured in Japan: Powering Tomorrow, a two-part documentary series, explores how the country is tackling challenges head-on through innovation and technology. From its world-renowned advances in MedTech and revolutionary developments in robotics and AI, we meet Japan’s bright thinkers who are breaking new ground to overcome the immediate impact of COVID-19, whilst also […]

The Wall Street Journal: Remote Work Isn’t Just for White-Collar Jobs Anymore

Technology is spreading that lets people do physical work at distance – from surgery to seeding. Read More on WSJ Online: https://www.wsj.com/articles/remote-work-isnt-just-for-white-collar-jobs-anymore-11603371826

BBC NEWS: The robot shop worker controlled by a faraway human

In a quiet aisle of a small supermarket in Tokyo, a robot dutifully goes about its work. Reaching down, it grabs yet another bottle of a flavoured drink that humans like, lifts it and places it on the shelf of a refrigerated unit. Then the next one. People come and go. Read More on BBC […]

CNN Business: Seven-foot robots are stacking shelves in Tokyo convenience stores

Japan has the oldest population in the world, and that’s causing an acute labor shortage. With almost a third of the population aged 65 and above, finding workers can be a challenge. Increasingly, companies are turning to technology as a solution — including two of the biggest convenience store franchises in Japan, FamilyMart and Lawson. Read More on CNN […]

Telexistence Begins the Trial Operation of its Remote Controlled Robot, Model-T, at a FamilyMart Store. Aims to Realize a New Labor-Saving Store Operation Platform

FamilyMart Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Takashi Sawada; hereafter FamilyMart) and Telexistence Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Jin Tomioka; hereafter “TX”) started trial operations of the TX robot Model-T and Augmented Workforce Platform (hereafter “AWP”) to build a new store operation model using  remote control robot technology. In this trial operation, the pilot logs […]

Telexistence Announces Appointment of Yutaka Matsuo, Professor at The University of Tokyo, as the AI Technology Advisor

Telexistence Inc. (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; CEO: Jin Tomioka; hereafter “TX”) today announced the appointment of Yutaka Matsuo, Professor at Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokyo, as the AI Technology Advisor.   Professor Matsuo is an expert in artificial intelligence (especially deep learning) and web engineering. Based on the University of Tokyo, he promotes […]