15 Oct 2019
ANA HD — All Nippon Airways Holdings — successfully unveiled at Tokyo's CEATEC 2019 (Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) their avant-garde avatar-in robotic platform, along with its first original robot, dubbed “newme”. The robot was also the winner of the best product award for the Society 5.0 Town category at the event. J CUBE Inc, strategic partner for the ANA Avatar project, is proud to announce that newme's end-to-end software robotic infrastructure is powered by Lightfront®. Lightfront® is a a secure, generalized, bi-directional ultra low latency live data streaming framework designed for hardware and cloud applications in the Internet of Things (IoT). Lightfront® will be released for general robotic platform in 2020. J CUBE is continuing to hire on multiple technical job positions at its head office in Yokohama, Japan.
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17 Jun 2019
On its 6th anniversary, following an on-going company & team expansion, J CUBE Inc. announces it has relocated to new office premises at the iconic Sangyo Boeki Center Building ("Sanbo"), in Yamashita-cho Yokohama, right on the waterfront of the Yokohama old port. J CUBE continues hiring highly-skilled technical personnel, with several open job positions at its new head office — Contact us to join our team.
27 May 2019
J CUBE previewed Lightfront, its high-bandwidth low-latency streaming system, at the XPRIZE Avatar Team Summit held in conjunction with the AI for Good Global Summit in Geneva, Switzerland. Lightfront was used to successfully stream a 4K @ 60 FPS stable bidirectional stream between Geneva and Yokohama with a latency of 120ms using a bandwidth of 50Mbps. It was presented to the audience of the XPRIZE competition team, the XPRIZE operations team, and the other competition partners along with the XPRIZE Avatar official sponsor, ANA.
18 Dec 2018
Foundry and J CUBE Inc. are pleased to announce that they have agreed on the transfer of specific technologies. The arrangement advances the technologies of both, and the common desire to deliver tools which provide the best possible user experience. J CUBE Inc. retains property and rights on the Multiverse suite of tools and continues to develop and sell the Multiverse suite of tools and other products independently of Foundry.
16 Nov 2018
J Cube Inc. just added to Multiverse the ability to output assets as USDZ files for Augmented Reality (AR) purposes. This allows for previews out of the box in Apple macOS 10.14 Mojave (Quick Look) and iOS 12 with full support for geometry and textures using the Physically-Based Rendering (PBR) workflow. Check it out at https://multi-verse.io/ar