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Wellness company YOKUTO, which fuses IT and yoga, selected for the "Awagin Accelerator 2023! Collaboration with Hamada Farm

Yokuto, a wellness company that fuses IT and yoga, has been selected as a collaborative start-up company for the open innovation program "Awagin Accelerator 2023," which aims to contribute to the revitalization of the local economy by working to build an innovation ecosystem in Tokushima Prefecture, We will conduct a brush-up business in collaboration with Hamada Noen.

About Awagin Accelerator 2023

The Awagin Accelerator, jointly sponsored by Awa Bank and Creww Inc., aims to contribute to the revitalization of the local economy by working to build an innovation ecosystem in Tokushima Prefecture.

This program aims to create new businesses and innovate existing businesses of participating companies by linking the diverse business domains and abundant management resources of two participating Tokushima Prefecture companies, Hamada Noen Corporation and Miki Resources Co.

■Awagin Accelerator 2023

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Future Outlook

Yocto Corporation will implement a collaborative project with Hamada Noen Corporation through the Awagin Accelerator 2023.

By utilizing the yoga and fitness mat "yoctoMat" that utilizes IoT technology, we aim to improve the health of local residents, improve the quality of services, and promote DX by utilizing technology, as well as to realize a world where various services for healthy living are connected in real life and online. We will continue to support everyone involved in yoga through yoga.

About Yokut

YOKUTO Corporation creates a wellbeing society where everyone can live a healthy life in order to connect and weave together the minds and bodies of people around the world, people with people, and people with society. We provide a variety of real and online services to achieve wellbeing.

yoctoMat, developed by yocto Corporation, is the world's first* IoT yoga mat.
The yoctoMat is equipped with a textile weight pressure sensor, and by linking the sensing data with a dedicated application, the position of the player's hands and feet and center of gravity can be visualized.

In the future, it will also be possible to improve yoga posing by analyzing not only sensor data but also camera image data through AI analysis. In addition, data acquired from yoctoMat will be used to make online yoga lessons more personalized and lead to wellbeing.
*The world's first release of a yoga mat that allows visualization of the center of gravity (according to YOKUTO, July 2022).

By converting yoga mats to IoT, yoga movements, which until now have relied on the senses, can now be visualized and converted into data, providing a completely new yoga experience and a new form of yoga lessons at After Corona.

name of companyYOKUTO Corporation
EstablishmentFebruary 15, 2017
Location3-6-28 Ishimaru, Nishi-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture
representativeRepresentative Director
Business OverviewSystem Development and Wellness Business
uniform resouce locatorhttps://yocto-life.co.jp/
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