We have great news! Musio was featured on The Nikkei (日本経済新聞, Japan Economics Newspaper) On July 1, 2017! Musio was introduced as a personal conversation companion and a friend that can talk like a native English speaker. The article explained that AI technology nowadays is now advancing into consumers’ homes. Pointed out by the article is the roles that AIs are assuming in homes: the first is as a chore assistants like smart laundry machine. The second one, represented by Musio, is a personal AI companion that offers emotional comfort and attachment. We were so happy to see a glimpse of everyday life with Musio introduced in the article! //www.nikkei.com/article/DGXLASGH22H0O_S7A620C1905E00/ The block quote below is a translation for the part that […]
Today, we have the sneak preview of MUSE API (Beta). MUSE API is what Musio actually talks to in the cloud to manage the dialogue and generate things to say, recognize faces, etc. In order to show you better some of the major things going on behind the Musio, we built a temporary front-end for the API. We have a video explaining features of API as well as accompanying material. Our API is on its way, so stay tuned!
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 […]
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 […]
Ever since we’ve introduced Musio to the whole world, we’ve received countless questions from our partners, investors, customers as well as curious enthusiasts. So we thought it would be a good idea to answer the most frequently asked questions to make Musio more engaging and easier to understand. We hope that the following Q&A sessions enlighten our readers on who we are and what we dream with Musio. The first round of questions is about Musio as an AI robot. So let’s start! Q. I’ve heard lots of AIs in the market, starting from likes of Apple’s Siri to robots like Pepper. What kind of AI is Musio? Musio is a robot run on AKA’s special AI system (software engine) that […]