SORACOM, INC

Case studies

Japan Taxi Co., Ltd.

Japan Taxi’s cabs in the Tokyo area feature tablet-based advertisements in the vehicle.
Using SORACOM API, Japan Taxi optimized data charges and was able to stream latest and up-to-date content to riders.

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Japan Taxi Co., Ltd.

Farmnote

Farmnote is a technology startup offering “smart farm” solutions. Sensors are attached to the cattle’s head, and are used to monitor the health and mating patterns, among other data, of the cattle.
Farmnote uses SORACOM Air in their gateways to manage data transmission over large distances.

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Farmnote

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Tokachi Bus

Tokachi Bus currently operates 130 buses, each equipped with a GPS-enabled smartphone installed adjacent to the driver’s seat. This device sends GPS data to a cloud server every five seconds.
The company uses SORACOM Air to decrease their monthly data usage costs and ease administration task load.

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Tokachi Bus

WHILL Inc.

WHILL is developing their eponymous personal mobility devices, and uses SORACOM Air and SORACOM Beam to remotely manage them.
Device positions and sensor data are transmitted in a secure fashion and with low power consumption.

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WHILL Inc.

K’s Design Lab, Inc.

K’s Design Lab works with cutting machines, an advanced apparatus that is drawing attention as the next step following creation of items with 3D printing technology.
K’s accesses its cutting machines remotely, using SORACOM Gate to control and remotely maintain them.

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K’s Design Lab, Inc.

aroba Inc.

aroba Inc. provides surveillance camera recording systems that make use of network-connected cameras.
By using SORACOM’s services, the company has kept costs low and achieved a secure context for its video footage, as well as enabled remote camera operation.

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aroba Inc.

Studist Corporation

Studist operates Teachme Biz, a tool used for creating and sharing cloud-based manuals that can be browsed on a smartphone or tablet to intuitively learn a work procedure or process. The company has made use of SORACOM Air to alleviate the concerns of customers lacking devices or network connections at the locations they wanted to deploy the service.

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Photosynth Inc.

Photosynth uses SORACOM Air to enable its Akerun smart lock service to always remain connected to the Internet.
SORACOM Air offers a stable 3G connection with flexible and economically-priced SIM plans, with various setting configurable online. This allows Photosynth to cut down on the costs of managing its services and mobile data charges.

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akerun

RealTime Systems Inc. and GISupply, Inc.

RealTime Systems and GISupply provide GPSDataBank, an API platform for the transport and posting industry that allows for rapidly rolling out GPS solutions without the need for an existing infrastructure.

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Safecast

Safecast was launched in March 2011 following the Great Eastern Japan Earthquake. Using portable sensors, the system automatically polls radiation levels in Japan and around the world and visualizes that data on the Safecast web site. The system now draws on data from sensors installed in homes and other facilities to update data 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

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