JIG-SAW’s IoT Engine “neqto:” Wins Grand Prix in “Edge Computing/Device” Category at Impress DX Awards 2019

 We are pleased to announce that JIG-SAW INC.’s (hereinafter JIG-SAW) IoT engine “neqto:” has won the Grand Prix in the “Edge Computing/Device” category at the Impress DX Awards, sponsored by Impress Corporation (hereinafter Impress).

Impress DX Awards 2019
Edge Computing/Device Category Grand Prix
Winner: JIG-SAW
*2018 Winner: NVIDIA
*2017 Winner: Amazon Japan.

 The Impress DX Awards, sponsored by Impress, select Grand Prix and Runner-up Grand Prix winners in five categories that are prominent in the public eye and the various issues of Impress’ “Watch” medium: ‘Project’, ‘Application/Service’, ‘IoT Platform’, ‘Network’, and ‘Edge Computing/Device’. These categories represent initiatives that are aimed at creating new business and services using digital technology, as well as products/services that help to realize these initiatives. Each winner is decided by a strict panel of judges comprising of top field experts, including Professor Noboru Koshizuka of the University of Tokyo, as well as the chief editors of each Impress magazine.

 The Grand Prix-winning IoT engine “neqto:” is a real-time OS (RTOS) based IoT service that provides a license for the “neqto: Engine”, which enables the IoT transformation of any device or equipment globally.
 neqto: was highly regarded for its importance as a base system that enables IoT even when attached onto external devices and equipment, as well as for its potential to support the digital transformation of manufacturing companies by implementing features such as remote control from the user’s cloud environment, big data processing in the cloud, and edge-processing capabilities in conjunction with deep learning.

 JIG-SAW will continue to work with various partners and users around the world to “make all things IoT” a reality.

・ IoT Data Control Service
・ Unique algorithm-driven fully automated IoT – Cloud data control – Sensor-connecting services
・ Development of state-of-the-art chips and modules, various communication controls, research and development of next-generation real-time OS
* Expanding A&A services (automation, diversification, and sharing) for all industries based on optimal automated control and ‘operation technology (OT)’.
* Equipped with software technology centered on OS technology, hardware technology centered on ultra-high-speed communication and signal control, and application of foundational technology to the regenerative medicine field, etc.

■ Company Profile
Listing: Tokyo Exchange Mothers Market (Code: 3914)
Location: Tokyo Head Office
1-9-2-18F, Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
United States (San Francisco, Santa Monica, California)/ Canada (Toronto)
Representative: Masunaru Yamakawa, President & CEO
Established: November 2001