Monthly Update, March 2020 (Tokyo)

1. Phybbit (Season 12) Becomes the First Asian Vendor To Be Globally Certified Against Fraud by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG)

Tokyo-based Phybbit, Ltd., developer of SpiderAF anti-advertising fraud software, has become the first vendor anywhere in Asia to be globally Certified Against Fraud by the Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG), an international advertising industry initiative fighting criminal activity in the digital advertising supply chain, and included in the list of companies awarded with the “Certified Against Fraud” Seal. SpiderAF is a powerful AI-driven anti-fraud system that can detect a range of online advertising fraud techniques such as fake impressions, clicks and conversions. Phybbit is also the creator of the SHARED BLACKLIST (SBL), a first-of-its-kind industry-wide list of fraudulent affiliates shared between major ad companies to cooperatively reduce fraud. In addition to the TAG Anti-Fraud Certification, Phybbit recently earned accreditation by the US-based Media Rating Council (MRC).

https://en.prnasia.com/releases/global/tokyo-based-phybbit-ltd-becomes-the-first-asian-vendor-to-be-globally-certified-against-fraud-by-the-trustworthy-accountability-group-tag–275914.shtml
https://spideraf.com/

2. HACARUS (Season 12) and Liberaware (Season 10) join forces to enable Smarter Industrial Instrument Inspections

HACARUS, the leading provider of lightweight and explainable AI, announced that it has partnered with Liberaware, a specialist in-door drone producer, for the development of an automated industrial instrument inspection solution.
“Today inspections are largely performed by hand, which is both tedious and at times dangerous for workers. Together with Liberaware, we have identified this as an area ripe for automation. By combining our AI capabilities with Liberaware’s drones, I believe we can create a truly compelling solution” said Kenshin Fujiwara, CEO and Founder, HACARUS.

https://hacarus.com/press-release/20200327-liberaware-drone-partner/
https://hacarus.com/
http://liberaware.co.jp/index.html

3. Novars (Season 11) forms capital and business alliance with SOMPO Holdings to utilize its connected battery for senior care service

Novars’s connected battery, MaBeee is a device packaging battery and wireless communication technology which are necessary in common for any connected devices, which are rapidly spreading backed by growth of digital transformation (DX). The battery allows to develop DX service without developing new IoT devices. In addition to the connected battery, Novars provides total DX solution including cloud platform and AI.
“Mimamori Denchi”, or monitoring battery in MaBeee series is a simple senior care service to enable monitoring elderly people with only battery. With the alliance, it will develop and expand the monitoring service, which is easy to understand and to use not only for elderly people and their families, but also for other relevant persons including senior care staffs.

https://prtimes.jp/main/html/rd/p/000000028.000016319.html (in Japanese)
https://novars.jp/

4. Spectee (Season 2) releases “Spectee Pro” utilizing AI for risk management for any organizations

“Spectee Pro” is an enhanced version of Spectee which analyzes information on SNS with AI to automatically gather information of disaster and risk management with high accuracy. Spectee Pro improves and enhances the functions to cope with demands of local governments handling disaster management and of corporations handling risk management and BCP. Target events include over 100 items from urgent information like accidents to river flood or infections, which enables to deliver risk management information matched to needs of each governments or corporations.

https://spectee.co.jp/news-release-20200310/ (in Japanese)
https://corp.spectee.com/