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.
SBSC has long been a partner of Spectee and has been involved in the sales of various solutions. Through this capital and business alliance, the relationship between SBSC and Spectee will be strengthened and both will cooperate on promoting more strongly new services and solutions by combining SBSC’s knowledge on system solution and Spectee’s AI technology.
Utilizing cutting-edge AI technologies, Spectee provides services that analyze social media, cameras, sensors, etc., and distribute disaster and crisis management information in real time. Spectee provides fast and accurate crisis management information to approximately 300 companies in over 40 countries around the world. The clients include news media companies, government agencies, local governments and private companies. https://corp.spectee.com/
About Sony Business Solutions Corporation
SBSC sells Sony’s professional broadcast & production products and provides system solutions. SBSC provides a one-stop solution for customer needs, from consulting to system development, operation and maintenance support, focusing on markets such as broadcasting stations, enterprises, government agencies, medical care, universities and stadiums. https://www.sonybsc.com/