Japanese startup makes internet connected

▴ japanese-startup-makes-internet-connected-smart-mask
We worked hard for years to develop a robot and we have used that technology to create a product that responds to how the coronavirus has reshaped society"

As face covers become the standard in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, Japanese startup Donut Robotics has built up a web associated "keen veil" that can transmit messages and make an interpretation of from Japanese into eight different dialects.

The white plastic "c-mask" fits over standard face covers and interfaces by means of Bluetooth to a cell phone and tablet application that can interpret discourse into instant messages, make calls, or intensify the cover wearer's voice.

"We buckled down for quite a long time to build up a robot and we have utilized that innovation to make an item that reacts to how the coronavirus has reshaped society," said Taisuke Ono, the CEO of Donut Robotics.

Doughnut Robotics' designers thought of the thought for the cover as they scanned for an item to enable the organization to endure the pandemic. When the coronavirus struck, it had quite recently tied down an agreement to gracefully robot aides and interpreters to Tokyo's Haneda Airport, an item that faces a dubious future after the breakdown of air travel.

Doughnut Robotics' initial 5,000 c-masks will be transported to purchasers in Japan beginning in September, with Ono hoping to sell in China, the United States, and Europe as well. There has been solid intrigue, he said.

At about $40 per cover, Donut Robotics is focusing on a mass-market that didn't exist until a couple of months back. One point, he stated, is to create income from supporter administrations offered by means of an application that clients will download.

Doughnut Robotics manufactured a model associated cover inside a month by adjusting interpretation programming produced for its robot and a veiled plan that one of the organization's specialists, Shunsuke Fujibayashi, made four years prior for an understudy venture to decipher discourse by planning face muscles.

Ono raised 28 million yen ($260,000) for improvement by selling Donut Robotics shares through the Japanese crowdfunding site Fundinno.

"We raised our underlying objective of 7 million yen inside three minutes and halted following 37 minutes when we had arrived at 28 million yen," he said.

Tags : #Japan #Startup #Mask

About the Author


Dr. Naila Syed

A well presented, self-motivated, and confident writer. Passionate about educating the masses on medical and nonmedical ways to promote health and lifestyle through my mighty pen.You can write to me at [email protected]

Related Stories

Loading Please wait...
-Advertisements-


Trending Now

Alembic Pharmaceuticals receives USFDA approval for Vardenafil Hydrochloride tabletsAugust 05, 2020
Lupin launches Covihalt generic Favipiravir at Rs 49 per tabletAugust 05, 2020
Meet Dr.Salil Choudhary, Managing Partner, Dental Connect, on mentoring the dental practitioners who are looking out for guidanceAugust 05, 2020
Novartis Cosentyx receives EU approval for first-line treatment in pediatric psoriasisAugust 05, 2020
Zydus Cadila announces completion of dosing in Phase I clinical trial of ZyCoV-DAugust 05, 2020
1,302 Coronavirus Deaths In US In Last 24 HoursAugust 05, 2020
US Coronavirus Deaths Surpass 1,55,000 August 05, 2020
Recent studies suggest kids could be high transmitters of COVID-19August 05, 2020
INST develops new kit to detect fluoride in drinking waterAugust 05, 2020
Florida Reports Another 245 Deaths Of COVID-19 August 05, 2020
Israel sees lowest number of coronavirus tests, cases in monthsAugust 05, 2020
Israel's coronavirus battle stymies spread of measlesAugust 05, 2020
Return to normal could be years away August 05, 2020
Antioxidants in diet could raise risk of bowel cancer : StudyAugust 05, 2020
Germany In Second Wave Of CoronavirusAugust 05, 2020
Saudi Arabia reports 1,342 new coronavirus casesAugust 05, 2020
Return to normal could be years away August 05, 2020
Novavax’s Covid-19 vaccine shows promising immune responseAugust 05, 2020
Meet S. Ganesh Prasad, Founder, MD and CEO, GenWorks Health on bringing quality, affordable and accessible healthcare to tier 1 and tier 2 areas of our countryAugust 05, 2020
Smiths Detection completes acquisition of PathSensorsAugust 05, 2020