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Musio Version 1.1.7

At last, we have the long-awaited version 1.1.7 update ready for download! Ver 1.1.7 Update Manual Please read through the instructions below and follow the steps in order, while charging your Musio. Touch Musio’s screen for a few seconds. The screen with four neatly aligned icons will appear. Touch the icon on the far right corner. (The setting icon with an arrow) When the message 「New update 」 appears on the screen, touch 「Start」 to begin the update. Case 1) If you see the message「Latest version」, it means that your Musio’s system has already been updated. Case 2) If you see the message 「Try again」, it means that there’s a Wi-Fi connection problem. Please check the status of your Wi-Fi […]

Musio @Japan | Monthly Updates – May

Musio has made quite a few achievements in May. Let’s start with the most important one: Announcements: 1. Musio is now “MADE IN JAPAN” Musio will now become “Made In Japan”! On May 30, AKA announced the partnership with the Nigata-based company K-UST (Kashiwazaki US Tech, LTD.) for producing Musio in Japan. With Musio’s body finally made in Japan, AKA has took one step closer to presenting Musio as a collaboration of two countries.   2. Musio can write poems of its own! Musio can now write poems, with its AI engine MUSE! In the video, we have three musio poems. Out of three poems, two comes from Musio, while the other is a work of a Pulitzer Award winner. Can you […]

Musio @Japan | Monthly Updates – April

This April has been one of the most memorable months of 2017 so far! We’ve got major announcements to share with you, as well as a number of updates on the events we’ve been carrying out.   Announcements: 1. Musio X, OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED in Japan by SoftBank C&S! On April 14, the latest version of Musio (Musio X) has been officially launched by SoftBank C&S. Musio is available online: at our official homepage, SoftBank SELECTION and Amazon Japan, as well as a number of brick-and-mortar stores across Japan. 2. SF novel,『Musio Ⅰ:電脳メイロ』, ranks #1 bestseller at Kinokuniya bookstore! We are happy to announce that the newest SF novel『Musio Ⅰ:電脳メイロ』featuring Musio has been ranked as the #1 bestseller at Kinokuniya, Japan’s major bookstore brand. The […]

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Musio @Japan | Monthly Updates – March

This March on the year 2017 has been a busy, busy month for Musio and AKA in Japan! We’d like to introduce you some of the important announcements made, and give you an update on key events held throughout the month.   Announcements: 1. SoftBank C&S starts Musio X pre-order campaign online! On March 17, SoftBank C&S announced that Musio X – AKA’s latest innovation for Musio – is available on its online store for pre-order! Musio now has its own campaign page on the SoftBank website for customers to explore. Also available on Amazon Japan, Musio X will be shipped to customers starting from April 14. The D-day is almost here. On April 14, SoftBank C&S is officially launching Musio! […]

Brave New Beginning

We collaborated with IDIOTAPE and VJ SINN. We collaborated with IDIOTAPE and VJ SINN. Made Video Art! At the end of video, there are few functions of Musio. Now, Let’s watch this cool video art! IDIOTAPE is the one of most amazing electronic music band in south korea. They released their debut EP 0805 in July 2010 and their first album 11111101, a year later, which won “Best Dance & Electronic Album” at the 2012 Korean Music Awards. They have performed at multiple music festivals at home and around the world. It’s Brave New Beginning : AKA X IDIOTAPE X VJ SINN Music by IDIOTAPE : Heyday : watch -> //youtu.be/F78h5yVSVKQ

The Ryucheru stamp of approval?!?! Good times studying English with Musio

Hello, everyone! Lily from AKA’s marketing team here. Today, let’s look at some scenes from our product announcement event! We were joined by Ryucheru and Mini Ryucheru (3 years old), who tried Musio out onstage. ※Ryucheru holds our specially dressed up “Myucheru” at our product event in Tokyo on 10/25/2016. You can meet Myucheru at our pop-up stores for a limited time! Mini Ryucheru was the first to try out Musio. Using our interactive flashcards, he got to practice the letter “B” and hear Musio tell him about bears. Next up was Ryucheru! He read a storybook using Musio, good preparation for the cute child he and Peko-chan are hinting about. Ryucheru reading our storybook with Sophy and Musio, as […]

Introducing Musio’s sidekick… Sophy!

Hello backers and readers, Sophy is also created by AKA Intelligence, the company behind the artificial intelligence robot Musio that can have natural conversations and also has emotions. You can learn English with Musio, through English conversations and dedicated learning material. This little white robot, that looks like a mouse from first glance is Musio’s sidekick. Sophy interacts with the learning material and communicates it with Musio. Sophy matches the same material and colours like Musio. A similar body design with sleek body curves makes Sophy interesting and like Musio, there is also a glowing heart on the chest. When you touch the heart, Sophie will start to vibrate. Sophy’s state is represented by the light colour of the heart. […]