AI assistant “PLEN Cube”

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PLEN Robotics is a Japanese hardware startup set up in 2017. It is developing its fist product, the AI assistant, “PLEN Cube”. The PLEN Cube can connect to various web services, recognize and track a person’s face, and focuses on communication and personalized interactions with users through voice and motion.

At businesses, anyone is able to access web services through face recognition instead of passwords. With face authentication, the user doesn’t have to worry about lost or stolen passwords. Thus, the PLEN Cube is used as an ordering, check-in and check-out, and settlement device at hotels, restaurants, and shops.

TEAM

Natasuo Akazawa

CEO

In 2004, established Robotics venture “PLEN Project. Pursuing actuation controlling technology and the interaction design between human and machine. In 2006, developed the world’s smallest bipedal robot, “PLEN”. In 2015, developed the world first mass-produced printable- open source-humanoid, “PLEN2”. At PLEN Robotics Inc., taking an initiative of concept making, development, production and logistic.

Bachelor of economics

Atsuhiko Tomita

COO

Engaged as a product specialist and trader of securitization products and derivatives based on financial engineering technology at Japanese and UK investment banks. In 2015, joined PLEN project Inc. as COO. At PLEN Robotics Inc., assigned to sales & marketing, business development, and business and financial alliance with a manufacturer, trading company, technological ventures.

Bachelor of lows

FINANCE ROUND

Angel

June, 2017

JPY 9,000,000

Founders

Seed

November, 2017

JPY 10,000,000

PLEN Robotics Inc.

Company Profile

URL:
http://www.plenrobotics.com/
Address:
303 Kurepisu21, 4-6-3 Toyosaki, Kita-ku, Osaka
Founded:
June, 2017
Capital:
JPY 14,500,000
Employee:
7
Branch Office:

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