Introduction

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Origin of the name "tiwaki"

The name "tiwaki" comes from the Japanese words "知恵は琵琶湖から湧きます" ( Tie ha Biwako kara Wakimasu ). "Tie" means "wisdom", "intelligence", and "Wakimasu" means "to gush out", "well out".

Put together, "tiwaki" means "wisdom flowing from Lake Biwa".

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Mission

To improve the lives of companies and people

Our philosophy is to realize a growing virtual AI ecosystem that is not monopolized by large companies or organizations.

We will continue to create new AI technology based on that philosophy.

 
 

Profile

Company Name

Founded

Capital

CEO

Address

tiwaki Co., Ltd.

April 1st, 2016

82,999,990 Japanese Yen

Xiang Ruan ( Personal Website )

101 Incubator, Ritsumeikan University BKC,

1-1-1, Nojihigashi, Kusatsu-city,  Shiga, 525-8577, Japan

TEL

FAX

Employees

Business Domain

Bank

+81-77-567-8018

+81-77-518-6077

10 + part-time worker + interns

Core technology development of machine learning and computer vision

Mizuho Bank, Kansai Mirai Bank, Shiga Bank

Founders

Xiang Ruan

He come to Japan after graduating from Shanghai Jiaotong University in 1997. H e received his Ph.D from Osaka city university in 2007. After a short experience in a start-up, he joined OMRON Corporation in 2007. 

He has over 20 years of R&D experience in computer vision field. He is creator of world first facial beautifier software  which currently become standard function of mobile devices. He serves as committee member or reviewer of many top-tier journals and conferences.

CEO
Tomohiro Nakagawa

Tomohiro has over 20 years experience in R&D of machine learning and computer vision.  He is creator of one of world most successful face detection product ever.
He is top class engineer in embedded computer vision technology in Japan.  He is currently working on object detection and recognition technology for edge computing.

Director
Taro Watasue

Taro graduated from Osaka University in 2004.  After serving as researcher of The International Rescue System Initiative, he become assistant professor in Kobe University. He finally switched his career from academic to industry as software engineer.

He has over 10 years experience in deep learning, created various deep learning based applied technologies such as gesture recognition, human detection and so on.

Director

Members (part of all)

Our general affairs has highest level of English in house. She is qualified Social Insurance Workers

An engineer who masters a wide range of technologies from 3D reconstruction to machine learning

Ph.D in Physics. Our best deep learning specialist

A supreme engineer who tuned from a embedded software developer to a deep learning expert.

 

Access

101 Incubator,  1-1-1, Nojihigashi, Kusatsu-city, Shiga, 525-8577, Japan

​TEL : +81-77-567-8018

 

Partners

Our global business partners 

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Customers (part of all)

OMRON Corporation

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. 

AISIN AW CO., Ltd.

NISSIN FOODS

DJI JAPAN

YAZAKI Motor Corporation

Shiga Bank

Micware Co., Ltd.

Chubu University

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Nakanihon Air Co., Ltd.

​SkySeeker Co., Ltd.

Mitsunami Co., Ltd.

etc.