Spectee Inc. and TMX, announced today that the companies have entered a strategic partnership that will streamline the exchanges and provision of user-generated content to newsrooms and news agencies effectively through various channels.
The agreement brings together Spectee’s industry-leading AI-powered content curation technology and TMX’s vast connection and strategies, which bridges the gateway to various media agencies. This amplifies the effectiveness of both entities through new dynamic synergies that will help bring Spectee to a better position by introducing its services to new clients.
Spectee Inc. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Kenjiro Murakami; hereinafter "Spectee") has agreed to partner with KameraOne BV (Hoofddorp, Netherlands; hereinafter "KameraOne"), a leading provider of video stories and related services to online publishers, web portals and other destination sites and devices.
Through the AI disaster prevention and crisis management solution, "Spectee Pro", Spectee uses patented AI technology that collects and analyzes a large amount of information sourced from social media for government agencies, local governments, private companies, and news organizations in real-time. The solution enables Spectee to receive essential information with a focus on weather, traffic disaster, crises, accidents, and so on.
Spectee has entered partnerships with The Associated Press in 2017 and Reuters in 2019, curating and licensing newsworthy UGC for media organizations around the globe. Embarking on a content tie-up with KameraOne whose wide customer base covers international digital news brands, Spectee will further strengthen its position in the UGC distribution business.
Partnership Will Help Protect People From Natural Disasters Intensified by Climate Crisis
Spectee Inc., the Tokyo-based RaaS (Resilience-as-a-Service) company, announced today a new partnership with Tommorow.io, the world’s only Weather Intelligence Platform™. Tomorrow.io will collect, aggregate and process meteorological and relevant weather data for the “Spectee Pro” dashboard, which helps users visualize events. The parties will also collaborate on disaster prediction and simulation.
Global climate security is top of mind around the globe. The World Economic Forum announced earlier this year that extreme weather is the #1 risk concern as rated by its members. Spectee and Tomorrow.io will work together in this respect to provide earlier actionable information to help protect populations.
Spectee Forms Business Partnership with U.S. Video Content Marketplace, StringersHub, to Strengthen Content Delivery for User-Generated Content
Spectee Inc. (Head Office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; President: Kenjiro Murakami; hereinafter "Spectee") has agreed to partner with StringersHub Inc. (New York, USA; hereinafter "StringersHub"), a company that operates a media platform that connects professional content creators and freelance journalists with editors and broadcast media from over 130 countries.
Spectee Inc. today announced a content partnership with Newsflare Limited, the UK-based user generated content (UGC) marketplace.
Spectee gathers and analyzes social media content in real time for business enterprises, public offices, local governments and news media through its crisis management information service with the same name. The service utilizes patented artificial intelligence (AI) technology to collect and verify information on disasters, crises, and accidents posted on social media.
Spectee has entered partnerships with The Associated Press in 2017 and Reuters in 2019, curating and licensing newsworthy UGC for media organizations around the globe. Embarking on a content tie-up with Newsflare whose wide customer base covers international news brands, Spectee’s UGC distribution will further strengthen its reach.
Spectee has developed a system through the use of AI, to monitor the spread of pneumonia caused by the coronavirus based on the information available on social media and delivers it to the relevant organizations.
Spectee analyzes social media in real-time to extract and distribute disaster and crisis management information. The service is being provided to over 300 domestic companies, including government agencies, local governments, and private companies.
In response to the spread of the coronavirus, information is collected and analyzed in real time across multiple social media platform and languages to identify the location of the outbreak. Foreign languages posts are automatically translated into Japanese and the information is then provided to their clients. Currently, Spectee is working with several organizations to update the system daily to improve accuracy.
Spectee Inc. (Headquarters: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; CEO Kenjiro Murakami, hereinafter “Spectee”), announces that it has concluded a business alliance agreement with Sony Business Solutions Corporation (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Representative Director: Kazuo Miyajima, hereafter “SBSC”) by underwriting new shares through third-party allotment. The shareholding ratio of SBSC after this equity financing remains below 10%.
Spectee is a start-up company that specializes in analyzing various data especially on social media and sharing the latest information for disaster prevention and crisis management. In particular, Spectee promptly notifies of emergencies and allows clients to assess the situation in the event of disaster and accident, being proud to hold the largest market share in Japan in this field. Spectee’s service is already adopted by most mass media agencies such as television and newspaper companies. Apart from mass media, Spectee has many other clients such as the disaster management team in local governments and crisis management department of private enterprises. In recent years, the emphasis has been made in digital transformation and national resilience using AI technology. Spectee has attracted attention in the field of disaster prevention and crisis management with its technologies such as real-time analysis of social media, image analysis of cameras installed on roads and rivers, and voice-enabled notification.
Spectee Inc. (Head office: Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo; CEO Kenjiro Murakami; hereinafter referred to as Spectee) will exhibit at ONA19 held in New Orleans, Louisiana, from September 12 to September 14, 2019. Spectee also exhibited at ONA in 2018, making this the second time Spectee is going to exhibit at the conference.
ONA19 organized by the Online News Association, the world’s largest association of online journalists, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. Journalists and media tech companies from around the world will gather to discuss online news as it continues to change and develop.
Spectee provides newsworthy UGC* videos to news agencies around the world through its platform as well as on AP and Reuters platform. At ONA19, Spectee will introduce its services to media outlets around the world through introductions and exchanges during the conference.
UGC* is an abbreviation for User-Generated Content, which refers to any form of content, including text, audio, images and videos posted by social media users.
On July 20, 2019, CEO Murakami was interviewed on the subject of AI and media coverage. An article covering the interview has been published in the RONZA section of Asahi Shimbun.
You can find the article here.
Spectee business partnership with Reuters was posted on The Bunka News on July 8, 2019.
The article can also be viewed from here.