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Episotec, an AR communication company, formed a business alliance with Itsuwa Shoji, a technology trading company, as a sales partner!

Episotec Corporation, an AR communication service provider, has entered into a sales and business alliance with Itsuwa Shoji Corporation, a global factory solutions provider as a technology-oriented general trading company, effective Monday, December 13, 2021.

Background to the alliance

Episotech will provide maintenance, sales, and training services to businesses that are in high demand for remote communication due to the Corona disaster and manpower savings,Dive, a service that utilizes Augmented Reality (AR) to enable intuitive communication as if you were in the field, even remotely.https://www.episotech.com/(Provided byIn order to promote Dive, we were looking for a sales partner with a strong sales channel.

Itsuwa Shoji has sales offices not only in Japan but also in Asian countries and the United States as a general trading company in the technology field. We have the ability to propose solutions and sales channels that are well versed in the industries in which we operate. In this context, we have been gaining attention from Industry 4.0.In the DX (Digital Transformation) area, we are seeking new commercial products to strengthen our ability to make proposals.The state of the company's business was

After confirming that the needs of both parties were met, Episotech signed a distributorship agreement designating Itsuwa Shoji as the distributor of Dive in order to strengthen the promotion of synergies. With this agreement, Itsuwa Shoji will become Episotech's first distributor.

ITSUWA established ITSUWA VIETNAM CO.,LTD. in 2009 in Vietnam, which is currently experiencing remarkable economic growth, and has expanded its business fields to include factory solution business, EMS business, coating business, and electrical equipment business. With an existing customer base of over 500 companies in the local market as well as in the manufacturing industry, ITSUWA VIETNAM CO,Dive sales promotion as a new value proposition, based on the key phrase, "Take the first step toward DX by building a remote support system with ease.The company plans to start full-scale sales promotion in the Vietnamese market at the end of January 2022 or later. The full-scale operation of sales promotion in the Vietnamese market is planned to start at the end of January 2022 or later.

About Dive

Dive isRemote communication service using AR and WebRTC technologyIt is.

On-site users can transmit the on-site situation to multiple remote users using a dedicated app installed on their smartphones and tablets. In order to solve the fundamental issue of "wanting to have conversations about this and that around the space and objects on site," which has become apparent with the shift to online field operations, the app recognizes the space on site using AR, enabling the user's intentions to be attached to the space and objects on site as a virtual object.

Not only the field user who launched the application,Remote users can also operate the system in real time from the same vantage point.This allows for more efficient communication. In addition, in order to promote the independence of on-site users, it is possible not only to record conversations, but also to recall digital information once it has been attached.

Dive should be easily accessible as a first step for DX,
Utilization of hardware already owned by the business
SaaS provision through cloud services
Reduction of initial costs through a subscription model

The product is designed to be "easy" to use. The application has a free trial plan and can be downloaded from the store below. You can experience the ease of use at your ease.

About Itsuwa Shoji

Company Profile
Company name: Itsuwa Shoji Co.
Location: TN Building, 1-1-8 Uehonmachi Nishi, Chuo-ku, Osaka 542-0062
Representative: Yutaka Kuwahara, Representative Director
Established: April 1981
Business Description:
1. import, export and sales of various electronic components, molds, production streamlining equipment and consumables
2. overseas production outsourcing of small precision instruments
Wholesale of PC, AV equipment, and smartphone-related products to consumer electronics mass merchandisers in Japan
Domestic wholesale and import/export sales of general merchandise and food products
5. manufacturer's agency services

Outline of Vietnam Office
Local contact: Vice Director Tomoomi Kawai (Asaomi Kawai)
Established: November 2008
Hanoi Location: 9th Floor, ICON4 Building, 243A De La Thanh, Lang Thuong Ward, Dong Da District, Hanoi
Ho Chi Minh City Location: A16 Nguyen Huu Tho, Resttlement Zone, Hamlet 5, Phuoc Kieng town, Nha Be District, HCM
Business Description:
1. import and sales of consumables and sub-materials, export and sales of equipment, processing parts and designs
2. import and sales of electronic and electric components and resin materials
3 EMS (assembly)
4. import and sale of car coating materials
5. import and sales of various devices for smart factories and manufacturing DX

About Episotech

Company name: Episotec Corporation
Location: 2-40-12, Hontenuma, Suginami-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Yuta Naito, CEO
Establishment: October 2020
Business Description:
1. planning and development of AR/MR applications and provision of services
2. consulting for realization of the above

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