TOMOMI RESEARCH, INC. has been selected by Kanagawa Prefecture for the 2023 Kanagawa Prefecture Industrial DX Project Support Program, which provides comprehensive support for the development and commercialization of new products and services using data and digital technology in order to promote DX in the manufacturing industry in the prefecture.
What is Kanagawa Prefecture's Industrial DX Project Support Program?
The Kanagawa Prefectural Government supports projects by companies in the prefecture to develop or improve products and services that contribute to the promotion of DX in the prefecture's industries.
The project aims to support companies that are trying to respond to changes in society and to help the prefectural industry recover from the slump caused by the Corona disaster by supporting projects in which companies in the prefecture develop or improve products and services that contribute to the promotion of DX and horizontally spread the results to industries in the prefecture as a model case.
Project Title: Project to Improve the Safety and Efficiency of Visual Inspections at Steel Centers
TOMOMI RESEARCH,INC. (https://www.tomomi-research.com/)
Marubeni-Itochu Steel Inc. (https://www.benichu.com/)
TOKYO STEEL CENTER CO.,LTD. (https://www.tokyo-steel.co.jp/)
We will develop a product that uses image processing technology and AI to automate the inspection of surface defects on slitter lines, which can be hazardous. This will enable real-time inspection in a short time and over the entire length of the product, thereby improving safety, productivity, and quality.