EdTech Japan will be coming to showcase great companies
and services from Japan at SXSW EDU 2019 EXPO. This is our 5th year to attend EXPO, and we’ve doubled the size of the booth this year! Here is the list of our exhibitors.
BlockBase / Digital Hollywood Graduate School / MiraCreative
DigiD ~ Digital Identity on Blockchain ~
This product won the grand prize at Blockchain Hackathon Tokyo 2019 sponsored by METI. Leveraging blockchain technology to manage degree, course history, job history, portfolio, and research data to build a trusted platform to serve digital identity and increased talent mobility. We developed DigiD with ERC725v2 and ERC735 to design the digital identity. We have cooperation with Digital Hollywood University and Graduate School, and aim to realize it in Japanese educational situation. https://github.com/block-base/blockchain_hk2019tokyo_demo Team member : Taiju Sanagi, Kohei Tanaka, Kentaro Yamamura (BlockBase) & Mari Asada (DHGS/MiraCreative)
GROOVE X, Inc.
LOVOT was born for just one reason - to be loved by you.
In the year of 2019, New relationship between human beings and robots will begin. LOVOT will change the common knowledge of robots.
Intuitive mini-games to unlock children’s ‘Thinking sense’
Think!Think! is an innovative app for kids aged 5-10 featuring more than 80 educational mini-games, an engaging gaming experience that trains their minds and prepares them for their bright, successful futures. Up to 10 minutes per day, our logic puzzles will greatly boost kids’ ‘Thinking sense’- their critical thinking skills and reasoning abilities. More importantly, Think!Think! teaches kids the confidence to solve problems by themselves, and the fun of doing it.
Products developed by Japanese high school students
Mitou Junior provides financial (up to 500K yen) and mentoring support for talented U-17 creators and programmers who have unique ideas. Two high school students who graduated from last year's batch are exhibiting their products: "Toubans!" which is a chatbot that automatically manages “sequential duties” and sends notifications to the users.) and "Sound in the forest" which synchronizes browsers on the multiple smartphones to produce synchronized sounds.
SOCIAL FIGHTER AWARD from LITALICO Inc.
SOCIAL FIGHTER AWARD / LITALICO FUN STUDIO apps
SOCIAL FIGHTER AWARD is the award for the product which can solve the social problems. “Hack the school” is the theme of this year, so we held the ideathon for kids, hackathon for engineers before the final presentation and award ceremony. More than 200 teams joined and “Smart Classroom” got the first prize. And we LITALICO Inc. also do the same things as our services. LITALICO FUN STUDIO is the team which make free apps for LD,ASD or ADHD children.
Introducing the SoroTouch Center Service! Combining the Abacus Method with Technology to Help our Children Succeed!
The SoroTouch Center Service is a system comprised of SoroTouch, SoroRoom, and SoroHome. SoroTouch is a Japan-made EdTech app for iPad that allows children primarily ages 5-8 to learn the abacus method of mental calculation to achieve advanced level mental calculation! SoroRoom is the app that teachers use in SoroTouch Centers, were we emphasize Kids’ Confidence and Inclusivity. While practicing on the SoroTouch app in class, children of all levels can gain confidence in their mental calculation abilities in a flipped-classroom environment!