SoftBank and Vayyar Imaging jointly announced that they have agreed to collaborate in the IoT field. The companies also agreed that SoftBank will be the channel priority partner for Vayyar’s products in the Japan market.
Vayyar Imaging, global leaders in radio wave 3D imaging, whose technology can see through almost any object or material, is partnering with SoftBank to develop technological solutions for the Japanese market. Together they are developing applications which combine SoftBank’s AI with Vayyar’s sensor technology for use in public transport, construction, and elderly care.
The rise of IoT and AI have compounded to produce opportunities where technologies can be used to create buildings and infrastructure which are safer, more energy efficient and better able to handle large crowds.
Among other applications, Vayyar and SoftBank will be working on:
- Analyzing people flow for use in transportation optimization
- Monitoring structural integrity in real time both during and after construction
- Providing safety solutions for public areas
- Collecting and analyzing big data