Announcement of ZMP Forum 2018

Our company holds a forum every year.
This time, it is the 10th time to be conducted, which is to be held for three days, which includes introducing lectures and case studies by leading experts in each field also the announcement of new products and introduction of technologies will be done by ZMP staffs.

Outline of the event

Date and time
July 18, 2018 (Wednesday)
10:00 to 18:00
18: 30 ~ 20: 30 Social gathering (※ Advance reservation & separate participation fee is required.)

July 19, 2018 (Thursday)
10:00 to 17:00
17: 00 ~ 18: 00 Product Demo & Trial Session

July 20, 2018 (Friday)
10:00 to 18:00

* Opens at 9:30 on all the three days.

Venue: Bellesalle Iidabashi Ekimae
Sumitomo Real Estate Iidabashi Ekimae Building 1F, 3-8-5 Iidabashi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 102-0072

※ The venue has changed to " Bellesalle Iidabashi Ekimae". (2018/05/09)

Forum entrance fee:Free
Participation fee for social gathering: 4000 yen ※ Must reserve in advance. Please pay with cash upon receipt, we will issue a receipt.

Program details

For press release, we will present six themes on ZMP's latest efforts on Auto taxi service, new products of Autonomous Driving platform, home delivery robot and logistics robot.

Also,a keynote lecture by Mr. Masashi Sugiyama, Director of RIKEN Innovation Intelligence Integration Research Center. Also we have Application examples by companies and researchers using our products,Introduction of new products of ZMP etc.​ ​

A social gathering is scheduled for the first day of the event. We are planning to interact with researchers in each industry and also entertainment program by special artists. Details will be updated sequentially, so stay tuned!
【Press release】
July 18

10:30~               

"Presentation of service plan in Tokyo area for realizing Auto taxi service in 2020"

Kazutaka Tomita President and Representative Director of HINOMARU KOTSU Co., Ltd.

ZMP President and Representative Director Hisashi Taniguchi

Summary: In collaboration with developers of Otemachi and Roppongi, we started an Autonomous Driving taxi, received utilization measures such as solving the driver shortage in the urban center route where demand is high, dispatch service utilizing ICT technology.We will verify the world's first efforts.

11:30~

" Announcement of Autonomous Driving Platform RoboCar Series Latest Models "

ZMP President and Representative Director Hisashi Taniguchi

Kentaro Ryu, Platform Business Division

Summary: Support Autonomous Driving service verification tests throughout the country and technical development of automobile / parts manufacturers

Added a popular SUV lineup with a hire service to the Autonomous Driving development platform. We will release the new RoboCar SUV, which multiplied sophisticated design and advanced technology, at the venue for the first time.

July 19
10:00~

"Delivery of CarriRo Delivery Delivery Robot with New Model and Presentation of Japan's First Delivery Service Demonstration Test Plan"

Presented by Hisashi Taniguchi, CEO, ZMP Inc.​ ​

Service partner

Outline: We will announce the latest model of home delivery robot CarriRo Delivery adopted as NEDO's "AI system joint development support project" with the cooperation of Lawson Corporation and SFC Research Institute, Keio University. Last year, a prototype design was renewed, a state-of-the-art design and technology-equipped robot will demonstrate and show exciting at the venue.

11:30~

"Activities of Autonomous Driving technology development for application to the automobile industry and examples of its application

Kentaro Ryu, ZMP Platform Business Division, Inc.

Joint development partner

Summary: We will announce at the forum for the first time about new approaches utilizing Autonomous Driving of ZMP in world top level companies.

 July 20
10:30~

"Distribution Support Robot CarriRo, An Innovative Reasonable New Version" An Autonomous Movement Model "Announcement

ZMP President and Representative Director Hisashi Taniguchi

Yasutaka Kasagi, General manager of CarriRo business

Summary: An autonomous movement model of CarriRo, the only trolley type robot in Japan which began its sale in 2016, will be demonstrated. Products totaling more than 60 companies, products exported to overseas Korea, Singapore, China, Thailand are fully equipped with "autonomous movement function". On that day, we will also do a demo of Autonomous Driving.

11:30~

"Presentation of new service RDP (Robo data platform) of RoboTest public road running test service of commercial vehicle ADAS function"

ZMP President and Representative Director Hisashi Taniguchi

Kentaro Ryu, Platform Business Division

Summary: We have been engaged in car travel data service so far, but this time we will provide data post-processing service that provides an environment where users can analyze data freely. We will start a questionnaire to register free licenses that can use the service as soon as possible at the venue.

 

【About the program】
· Keynote lecture
"The latest trend of artificial intelligence research"
RIKEN Innovation Center for Intelligent Integration Research Center
Professor Masashi Sugiyama ,Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo​ ​

· Special lecture
"Next Generation Mobility Strategy"
​ ​Shoichiro Sano,Cabinet Secretariat Japan Council for Economic Revitalization General Secretariat Cabinet Counselor

· Case Lecture
"Study of stereo technology robust to changes in driving environment using RoboVision 2"
Professor Emeritus Seiichi Mita ,Toyoda Institute of Technology​ ​
"Democratization of Autonomous Driving by university departure venture"
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Information Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo Shinpei Kato
"FY 2017: Efforts of Autonomous Demonstration Experiments on General Roads"
Naoto Sato, Director and General Manager, MMS Business Division, Eisan Technology Co., Ltd.

※ The above will be a partial lecture that the details will be confirmed at the present moment. Many other user case lectures are also planned.
Other programs will be announced on our website as soon as the program chart is confirmed.


Introduction of contents of presentation

Introduction of the press announcement.

First day

Presentation of plan of service in Tokyo area to realize Auto taxi service

In this initiative, in collaboration with developers such as Mitsubishi Estate and Mori Building, under the consignment business of Tokyo Metropolitan Government, we run an Autonomous Driving taxi, and utilize the utilization measures such as eliminating the driver shortage in the urban center route with high demand and ICT technology. We will verify the dispatch service that we used.

◆ Announcement of the Autonomous Driving platform latest model of the RoboCar series

We will release the lineup of SUV popular with hire service for the first time.We hope to see a new RoboCar SUV that multiplies sophisticated design and advanced technology at the venue. In addition, in order to comply with MaaS (Mobility as a Service), we will also introduce the sensing function and the efforts to strengthen safety aspects as a development platform capable of installing perimeter sensing, redundancy of control system and emergency brake device.

Second Day

Home delivery robot,CarriRo Delivery New model and announcement of Japan's first delivery service demonstration experiment plan.In this presentation we will present home delivery robot,CarriRo Delivery's latest model adopted as NEDO's "AI System Collaborative Development Support Project" with the cooperation of Lawson Corporation and SFC Research Institute, Keio University. Last year, a prototype design was renewed, a state-of-the-art design and technology-equipped robot will be demonstrated at the venue.

Approach to Autonomous Driving technology development for application to the automobile industry and its application example.For the first time we will announce the new initiatives utilizing Autonomous Driving of ZMP in the world top level company at the forum. I would like to refer to how to utilize new Autonomous Driving technology.

Third day

Distribution support robot CarriRo, announcement of innovative reasonable new version "autonomous movement model"An autonomous movement model of CarriRo, the only trolley type robot in Japan which began its sale in 2016, will be demonstrated. Products totaling more than 60 companies, products exported to overseas Korea, Singapore, China, Thailand are fully equipped with "autonomous movement function". On that day, we will also do a demo of Autonomous Driving.

◆​ ​Commercial vehicle ADAS function public road running test service RoboTest's new service RDP (Robo data platform) announcement.So far we have worked on car traveling data service, but this time we will provide a data post-processing service that provides an environment where users can freely analyze data. We will start a questionnaire to register free licenses that can use the service as soon as possible at the venue. I hope you take advantage of this opportunity as a next generation data analysis platform.

In addition to the press release, ZMP Forum also introduces various services related to Autonomous Driving , lectures by experts, and also introduces cutting-edge initiatives of each company.

As sponsors enter business opportunities at exhibiting booths, we also aim to provide places for meeting new companies.

ZMP products are on display at all times during the exhibition. It will be an opportunity to actually touch the product, so please have a look at the real thing. Also, since the person in charge will explain and negotiate on the spot, I think that you will deepen your understanding through this opportunity.

You can participate for free by joining each schedule by registering in advance.

(As of July 11, 2018 * Currently being adjusted, there is a possibility that changes in the title can be made ,etc in the future.)

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