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Participate in CES 2019

World's largest consumer electronics trade fair “CES".
We accompanied the members of the Connected Home Alliance and the Las Vegas venue this year. We are analyzing various latest equipment and activities of various companies.

2019/01/13

New Year's greetings

We wish you a happy and successful new year.
Well, From this year we are focusing on design related to Connected Home.

“A house is a robot for living”

The basic plan of the lifestyle of the 22nd century begins.
We would appreciate your favor in this year.

Best regards,

Tatsuya Matsui

2019/01/01

New library books are published. Our work was also introduced.

Educational book “The backseat player" series (1) “The backseat player who make the impression"
Robot Designer Matsui was selected and published for this book. It is planned to be distributed to libraries nationwide.
The backseat player

2018/12/25

Review of robot design at Tokyo Zokei University

A final review session of practical training on robot design in the lecture "Product Design B" of the third grade of the industrial design course was held.
As a guest lecturer, Matsui reviewed the design of all the students' robots. Everyone was seriously working on robot design where there are many elements other than knowledge of industrial design in the course of making designs.
Industrial design Major

2018/12/20

Notice of article posting

Nikkei Trendy Net was featured IHI 's wireless power feeder "B / C” for EV which Matsui designed a prototype. It is taken up as a new category of smart home market that we are targeting.
Link to article

2018/12/10

Matsui made a keynote speech

Matsui gave a keynote speech at the 41st "Information, Systems, Usage and Technology Symposium (Information Symposium 2018)" hosted by the Japan Institute of Architecture. In the latter panel discussion, architect Ryuji Fujimura became a moderator and deepened the discussion with Professor Seiji Yamada of the National Institute of Informatics on the theme "AI, robots and architecture". Contents of the day can be seen on Youtube.
YouTube

2018/12/06

Special lecture at Joshibi University of Art and Design

Matsui gave a special lecture on "Robot Design" in the course of Joshibi University of Art and Design course "Media Theory".
Many students were interested in robot design, which is a new area of design, and they attended.

2018/12/05

Our WEB site update notice

Our official WEB site has been renewed.
We will distribute our latest news from this site.
Thank you and Hello to the world!!!

2018/12/03

"B / C" of IHI Corporation designed by Matsui has been released

Matsui designed a prototype of IHI's wireless power feeder "B / C" for EV.
IHI's wireless power feeder "B / C" for EV
We exhibited this "B / C" prototype at the IHI booth of Nikkei Cross Trend EXPO on 11/28 29.
Matsui unified the direction of the booth design, commentary movie, venue sound, distribution card, etc. all together.
Nikkei Cross Trend EXPO 2018

2018/11/30

Announcement of lecture

The 41st Symposium on Computer Technology of Information, Systems and Applications, (AIJISA Symposium 2018) hosted by the Architectural Institute of Japan will be held on December 6. Tatsuya Matsui is going to give a keynote address and will be taking part in the panel discussion.
AIJISA

2018/11/17

MAAT

Exhibition "Hello Robot" will be held in Lisbon from January 2019

"Hello Robot", an international robot design exhibition started from the Vitra Design Museum in 2017.
Our robot Patin has also been elected and it is traveling around various design museums in Europe.
This time, from 29th January to 19th April 2019 the exhibition will be held at the Architectural Design Museum MAAT in Lisbon, Portugal.
Patin will be exhibited in Portugal for the first time.
Outline of the exhibition
MAAT Museum Art Architecture Technology

2018/11/01

Implementation of a workshop

Matsui served as lecturer at a workshop hosted by the Connected Home Alliance. The theme of his lecture was: "Work-Life Integration Achieved with Post-Olympic IoT - Thoughts on applications, services, and business required for an age in which people work for a plural number of companies, almost never go to a company, and spend much of their time at home or outside the office."
https://www.connected-home.jp/activity_contents.html

2018/10/30

Lecture Notice

Mr. Matsui delivered a lecture to the 2nd conference of the Connected Home Alliance on the theme of “The Role of Design that Links Technology and Society.”

2018/10/16

Serial Launch Notice

A series was started on TD MediaNet.
https://www.td-media.net/interview/sneak-preview-flower-robotics/

2018/07/08

RoboCup2018

This year’s RoboCup was held in Montreal, Canada.
Although Flower Robotics had served as a global partner for three years running, this year it sponsored the @home League.
RoboCup Federation

2018/06/22

Lecture Notice

This Wednesday, on June 13 from 7:00 PM, an event will be held at Toranomon Hills. Matsui will appear on Mariko Nishimura’s “Tech and Party!” Panel, Volume 3, “Learning Design and Technology from French Tech.”
This will be a chance to learn the state of the art in French technology.
We invite all who are interested to please join us!

2018/06/11

Posy

The humanoid robot Posy developed by Flower Robotics was adopted as a mascot for the Hiyoshi Large-Scale Mixed-Use Development Project by Nomura Real Estate.
It is scheduled to appear in future advertisements and model apartments.
https://www.proud-web.jp/mansion/pc-hiyoshi/

2018/05/07

Interview Article Notice

An interview article was published in “Jinsei 100-nen o kangaeyou LAB [LAB for thinking about the 100-year life]”
https://hiyoshi-100lab.jp/interview/interview01.html

2018/04/27

Lecture Notice

Matsui will appear at the Asahi Shinbun DIALOG AI FORUM 2018 held at Tokyo Midtown Hibiya from May 20 to 24.
This will be a noteworthy event featuring talks about the latest technology by leading experts in a variety of fields. Please join us!
Asahi Shinbun DIALOG AI FORUM 2018

2018/04/26

Interview Article Publication Notice

An interview article was posted on the Iwasaki Electric Company website.
https://www.iwasaki.co.jp/corporate/talk/15_matsui-01.html

2018/04/06

Publication in GOETHE

An article entitled “Christel Takigawa: ima, ichiban ki ni naru shigoto [Christel Takigawa: What Work Is Most on Your Mind at the Moment?]” in the May issue of GOETHE published by Gentosha on March 24 featured a conversation between Matsui and Christel Takigawa. Please check it out!
https://goetheweb.jp/person/slug-n49aa734e2b12

2018/04/04

Feature Publication

Ei Publishing’s magazine “Discover Japan” An interview with our company’s robots and director Tatsuya Matsui is featured on page 6 of this month’s special issue on “Future Strategies for Nippon.” IoT AI robot architecture. We believe you will be able to see the connections inherent in our company’s wide-ranging work. Please check it out!
http://discoverjapan-web.com/magazine

2018/03/12

Lecture Notice

Matsui will appear in the Japan-France Science Lecture on “Humanoid Robots in Japan and France and Their Applications” to be held at the Maison Franco-Japonaise in Ebisu. The theme will be on “The Role of Design in the Field of Robotics.”
Please check the link for more details.
https://www.mfjtokyo.or.jp/events/course/20180127.html

2018/01/25

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