J CUBE Inc.

Imagination Engine

We design, research and develop Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions for 3D CGI / VFX / Anime, and cloud-based solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT).

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J CUBE Inc — Imagination Engine

We design, research and develop Software as a Service (SaaS) for 3D CGI / VFX / Anime, and cloud-based solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT). J CUBE is a wholly privately held company based in Yokohama Japan, with representatives in Tokyo, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Singapore, Montreal, Berlin and Venice. Our focus spans across cloud infrastructure, streaming, rendering, computer graphics, computer vision, AI, ML, AR, VR.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

J CUBE focuses on innovation and originality. The heterogeneous nature of our team allow us to think outside the box and design our products in a way that others won't. We operate, iterate and deliver faster than others. We firmly believe in simplicity and value quality over quantity. We dynamically adapt and evolve through swift change. J CUBE is committed to bringing the best product experience to any user around the world through its innovative software, hardware and cloud services offering.

HISTORY

Originally established in 2013 to respond to the demand for professional solutions for 3D CGI / VFX in Japan, J CUBE has quickly positioned itself internationally, first by publishing research at SIGGRAPH, and then with the widespread adoption of its 3D CGI / VFX / Anime software products Multiverse and Maneki which are being used on major Hollywood film productions and Netflix Original TV Series:

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PRESENT

As of June 2018, together with its strategic partners, J CUBE has expanded its business to develop the novel core technology Lightfront: a secure, generalized, bi-directional ultra low latency live data streaming framework designed for hardware and cloud applications in the Internet of Things (IoT). The project involves cloud infrastructure, low-level software and hardware development, front-end and back-end web development, computer graphics, rendering, streaming, computer vision, artificial intelligence, machine learning, augmented reality and virtual reality.

OUR TEAM

The core design, research and development team behind J CUBE projects is located in Yokohama, Japan. It has several decades of cumulative experience developing 3D CGI and VFX, rendering technologies, embedded systems, low level system programming etc. Our management has technical background and our organization is flat and efficient. We minimize meetings and work with agile methodologies. Our team is international and multi-cultural. Our official company language is English, and we speak several other languages. We work with freelancers from all over the world. If you share our philosophy and are interested to work with us, check out our open job positions or send a note by e-mail.

PROPRIETARY AND OPEN SOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Our team has a long history in contributing to 3rd party proprietary and open source technologies. Likewise, we also develop our own proprietary and open source tools, we believe there is value in each model, and therefore adopt both development methodologies on a need basis. Over the years we have been working, directly or indirectly (e.g. via plug-ins), on major commercial software products such as Autodesk® Maya®, Mudbox®, Showcase, Alias®, Arnold, nVidia® mental ray®, Foundry Nuke®, Katana®, Illumination Research 3Delight, 3Delight Cloud (powered by AWS), Jupiter Jazz AtomKraft. We also worked on several open source projects and APIs such as: Alembic, USD, MaterialX and MaterialXS, Multiverse and Milliways, NSI. Some of the software companies and open source technologies we have contributed to in various forms are:

CLIENTS

We have several high-profile clients, both in Japan and worldwide, to which we provide solutions and services. Our development is strongly customer-driven, we continuously integrate our tools, releasing frequent updates with bug fixes, new features and improvements, many of which come from working closely with our customers. We have earned the reputation for providing very fast feedback along with outstanding technical support and engineering services. Some of our clients are:

LOCATION / ACCESS
J CUBE, Inc.
Room 605, Marine Building
Kaigandori 4-23 Yokohama
Kanagawa 231-0002, Japan

Minato-Mirai Line,
Bashamichi Station, Exit 6
info@j-cube.jp
+81 (0)50 5806 7986
J CUBE, Inc.
Room 605, Marine Building
Kaigandori 4-23 Yokohama
Kanagawa 231-0002, Japan

Minato-Mirai Line,
Bashamichi Station, Exit 6
info@j-cube.jp
+81 (0)50 5806 7986

Based in the beautiful city of Yokohama — the hub of cross-cultural experience when Japan opened up to the rest of the world in 1868 — J CUBE offers a work environment that is both stimulating, international and open minded. We are located near the Minato-Mirai station on the Toyoko line, just 35 minutes train from the Shibuya station in Tokyo.

ASSOCIATIONS

We are associated with the following public, cultural and government organizations in Yokohama:

COMPANY FACT SHEET
Name J CUBE Inc. 株式会社ジェー・キューブ
Tagline Imagination Engine イマジネーションエンジン
Head Office Room 605, Marine Building
Kaigandori 4-23 Yokohama
Kanagawa 231-0002, Japan
〒231−0002
神奈川県横浜市中区海岸通
4−23マリンビル605
Type Kabushiki Gaisha (Stock Corporation) 株式会社
Status Privately Owned 非公開会社
Financial Institutions Mizuho Bank みずほ銀行
Representative Paolo Berto
Board of Directors Paolo Berto, Bo Zhou, Kenneth Sung
Business Outline Software development, hardware design, system engineering, cloud-based software as a services, AI, computer machine vision, game development, 3D computer graphics visual effects software development for film and tv, VR, AR, R&D consulting services. ソフトウェア開発、ハードウエア設計、システムエンジニアリング、クラウドベースSaaS(サース)、人工知能、コンピュータマシンビジョン、ゲーム開発、映画、テレビ、VR(仮想現実)、AR(拡張現実)向けのCG映像ソフトウェアの研究開発、及びコンサルティングサービス。
Contact Info +81 (0)50 5806 7986
info@j-cube.jp
https://j-cube.jp