Enquire Now

Japan's Matsushita, Tokyo University and others to develop image search technology

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Matsushita, Tokyo University and others to jointly develop the image search technology

The electric, the communication and the media industry’s major companies, such as Matsushita Electric, NTT, and NHK, will jointly develop the search technology to retrieve the information from Internet, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the main universities in Japan.

More than 20 companies and universities including, Hitachi, NEC, Fujitsu, Tokyo Institute of Technology, have announced to participate in the project. The organization will be established in December 2005.

METI plans to secure a related budget of several billion yen to run the national project over 3-5 years period from 2007.

The following two tabs change content below.

Motoko Hunt

President & Search Marketing Strategist at AJPR
Motoko Hunt manages the SEO for all of Adobe's properties in Japan and the APAC region. Prior to joining Adobe, Motoko established AJPR in 1998; she has been providing search marketing consulting services targeting Japan and Asia to companies around the world. Her services have made a big impact on the search marketing campaigns of some of the world's most popular multi-national brands. A number of her articles have been published on industry websites and printed media including MultiLingual Computing and the International Journal of Localisation. She also writes about the Japanese online market on her blog at AJPR and contributes to several online magazines in Japan and Asia. She served as a member of the board of directors of SEMPO in 2010-2012, and is a chairperson of the SEMPO Asia-Pacific Committee.

Leave a Reply