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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! […]

An evolving robot! Is it? The body of the artificial intelligence robot Musio!

Hello readers and backers, Musio, created and developed by AKA that uses artificial intelligence to have a natural conversation and show emotion. The little white robot wants to be your friend. With Musio, Learning English is a complete new experience through conversation and learning materials. Musio’s body has a sophisticated design which shares curves and features of natural things around us. Sophisticated Design Musio’s body is fully white in colour with small ears and has a black face. A heart is incorporated in the tummy and has really long arms. The legs are short and his waist is big compared to the rest of the body. With a unique and unbalanced looking body, this attracts the interest of the user […]

Production completed and shipping started! Introducing Musio B!

The production of Musio is complete and we are starting to ship! Hello readers and Musio backers! Musio is the robot you have been waiting for, for a long while. An English learning robot with natural conversation capabilites and emotions thankts to the state-of-the-art artificial intelligence engine MUSE. Both MUSE and Musio are developed by AKA Intelligence. After years of development, design and experimentation. Musio B is finally complete, production ready and just in time for Christmas! Backers who backed Musio on Kickstarter and also who preordered one from our website will be receiving Musio soon. We are doing some final adjustments to Musio’s software and will be running an update soon through fastboot or Android Debug Bridge. A robot […]

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Studying English in Japan

When you speak to English teachers in Japan, one may realise that English education is not working in Japan. English classes are mandatory in Japan but a very small percentage of Japanese students actually turn out with actual English abilities. With the Olympic games coming up in 2020 in Japan, The Japanese government is finding ways on how to improve the English level of Japanese. The Japanese education is test oriented and where students must sit for tests and pass. So Japanese teachers who teach English (JTEs) focus on grammar and vocabulary that is targeted towards passing the test and not conversational skills. A broader understanding and practical use of English is ignored as msot of the time is used […]