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Gold sponsor and Diversity scholarship sponsor at ROSCon Kyoto 2022
We are proud to announce that Rapyuta Robotics will be the Gold sponsor and Diversity scholarship sponsor at ROSCon Kyoto 2022.
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/ 03 Jun 2022
Gold sponsor and Diversity scholarship sponsor at ROSCon Kyoto 2022
We are proud to announce that Rapyuta Robotics will be the Gold sponsor and Diversity scholarship sponsor at ROSCon Kyoto 2022.
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engineering
/ 16 Jun 2020
Cloud Robotics: Our Perspective
This blog post details our perspective of Cloud Robotics presented at the Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) 2019 Workshop, Messe Freiburg, Germany on 2019-06-23.  Cloud Robotics – Origin The term “Cloud Robotics” was first coined by James Kuffner, at the time a Google employee, in 2010 [1]. The new…
engineering
/ 16 Jun 2020
Cloud Robotics: Our Perspective
This blog post details our perspective of Cloud Robotics presented at the Robotics: Science and Systems (RSS) 2019 Workshop, Messe Freiburg, Germany on 2019-06-23.  Cloud Robotics – Origin The term “Cloud Robotics” was first coined by James Kuffner, at the time a Google employee, in 2010 [1]. The new…
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engineering
/ 07 May 2020
Incident Report: Breach of rapyuta.io devices due to a vulnerability in SaltStack
A new exploit on SaltStack was actively exploited, resulting in the installation of malware on some rapyuta.io devices that were online during the time of the attack. Fortunately, the malware was a more uncomplicated variety, and we were able to remove it successfully from all affected devices. We take…
engineering
/ 07 May 2020
Incident Report: Breach of rapyuta.io devices due to a vulnerability in SaltStack
A new exploit on SaltStack was actively exploited, resulting in the installation of malware on some rapyuta.io devices that were online during the time of the attack. Fortunately, the malware was a more uncomplicated variety, and we were able to remove it successfully from all affected devices. We take…
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people
/ 23 Apr 2020
“Every time a customer is demanding, the demanding attitude makes us stronger” — Interview with Mr Taka Kobori
Rohit: Taka San, good morning! Can you tell us about your early life, where you worked before this, and how did you join Rapyuta? Taka: Good morning! After I graduated from university, I joined a consulting firm, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting, as an IT consultant. I mainly managed ERP implementations…
people
/ 23 Apr 2020
“Every time a customer is demanding, the demanding attitude makes us stronger” — Interview with Mr Taka Kobori
Rohit: Taka San, good morning! Can you tell us about your early life, where you worked before this, and how did you join Rapyuta? Taka: Good morning! After I graduated from university, I joined a consulting firm, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting, as an IT consultant. I mainly managed ERP implementations…
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events
/ 26 Feb 2020
A Safari into the KubeVerse 
Dhanajay Sathe giving his talk at Kubernetes Forum Bangalore As part of our knowledge-sharing initiatives, our Staff Engineer Dhananjay Sathe gave a talk at Kubernetes Forum, Bangalore, India. With his own style of humor interspersed with enlightening facts, he took the audience on a Safari, literally! He introduced this…
events
/ 26 Feb 2020
A Safari into the KubeVerse 
Dhanajay Sathe giving his talk at Kubernetes Forum Bangalore As part of our knowledge-sharing initiatives, our Staff Engineer Dhananjay Sathe gave a talk at Kubernetes Forum, Bangalore, India. With his own style of humor interspersed with enlightening facts, he took the audience on a Safari, literally! He introduced this…
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corporate
/ 20 Feb 2020
Rapyuta Robotics closed a strategic funding round from Monoful Inc. (group company of GLP Japan)
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (“Rapyuta Robotics”) (Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) which offers rapyuta.io, the world’s first cloud robotics platform, has established a business partnership and raised funding from Monoful Inc. (“Monoful”), a leading provider of logistics solutions. Monoful — a subsidiary of GLP Japan — is the lead investor of the funding…
corporate
/ 20 Feb 2020
Rapyuta Robotics closed a strategic funding round from Monoful Inc. (group company of GLP Japan)
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (“Rapyuta Robotics”) (Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) which offers rapyuta.io, the world’s first cloud robotics platform, has established a business partnership and raised funding from Monoful Inc. (“Monoful”), a leading provider of logistics solutions. Monoful — a subsidiary of GLP Japan — is the lead investor of the funding…
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/ 20 Feb 2020
Rapyuta Robotics closed strategic funding round from Yaskawa Electric Corporation
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (“Rapyuta Robotics”) (Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) which offers rapyuta.io, the world’s first cloud robotics platform, has established a business partnership and raised funding from Yaskawa Electric Corporation (“Yaskawa”) (Kitakyushu, Fukuoka: Representative Director and President: Hiroshi Ogasawara), a global leader in industrial robots and motion…
corporate
/ 20 Feb 2020
Rapyuta Robotics closed strategic funding round from Yaskawa Electric Corporation
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (“Rapyuta Robotics”) (Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) which offers rapyuta.io, the world’s first cloud robotics platform, has established a business partnership and raised funding from Yaskawa Electric Corporation (“Yaskawa”) (Kitakyushu, Fukuoka: Representative Director and President: Hiroshi Ogasawara), a global leader in industrial robots and motion…
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engineering
/ 14 Feb 2020
CloudRobotics #101 — Deploying, Managing, and Operating TurtleBot3
Introduction TurtleBot3 is a small, programmable, popular ROS-based mobile robot for use in education, research, hobby, and product prototyping. The goal of TurtleBot3 is to dramatically lower the barrier to entry of a hardware robotics platform for tinkering. While this is true for the hardware, the software development for…
engineering
/ 14 Feb 2020
CloudRobotics #101 — Deploying, Managing, and Operating TurtleBot3
Introduction TurtleBot3 is a small, programmable, popular ROS-based mobile robot for use in education, research, hobby, and product prototyping. The goal of TurtleBot3 is to dramatically lower the barrier to entry of a hardware robotics platform for tinkering. While this is true for the hardware, the software development for…
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events
/ 26 Dec 2019
Event report — iREX 2019
We exhibited for the first time at the “2019 International Robot Exhibition (iREX 2019)” held at Tokyo Big Sight from December 18 (Wednesday) to 21 (Saturday), 2019. It was a huge success for us. In this article, we share an overview of what happened at the event. We showed…
events
/ 26 Dec 2019
Event report — iREX 2019
We exhibited for the first time at the “2019 International Robot Exhibition (iREX 2019)” held at Tokyo Big Sight from December 18 (Wednesday) to 21 (Saturday), 2019. It was a huge success for us. In this article, we share an overview of what happened at the event. We showed…
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/ 27 May 2019
Rapyuta Robotics and Microsoft Japan to collaborate on development of Cloud Robotics platform…
Press release May 27 2019 Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (Head office: Chuo, Tokyo, Co-founder and CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) and Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. (Head office: Minato, Tokyo, President: Takuya Hirano) announce that they are that two parties will collaborate in promoting…
corporate
/ 27 May 2019
Rapyuta Robotics and Microsoft Japan to collaborate on development of Cloud Robotics platform…
Press release May 27 2019 Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (Head office: Chuo, Tokyo, Co-founder and CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) and Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. (Head office: Minato, Tokyo, President: Takuya Hirano) announce that they are that two parties will collaborate in promoting…
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/ 10 May 2019
Yuji Hirokawa, former President of Red Hat K.K, joins the board of Rapyuta Robotics
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (Chuo, Tokyo, CEO: Gajamohan Mohanarajah) hereby announces the appointment of Yuji Hirokawa, the former President and Representative Director of Red Hat K.K, as an outside director. Guided by the vision of making robots attainable and useful, Rapyuta Robotics developed the first enterprise-class cloud robotics platform,…
corporate
/ 10 May 2019
Yuji Hirokawa, former President of Red Hat K.K, joins the board of Rapyuta Robotics
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (Chuo, Tokyo, CEO: Gajamohan Mohanarajah) hereby announces the appointment of Yuji Hirokawa, the former President and Representative Director of Red Hat K.K, as an outside director. Guided by the vision of making robots attainable and useful, Rapyuta Robotics developed the first enterprise-class cloud robotics platform,…
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/ 30 Jul 2018
Rapyuta Robotics raises USD 9.5 million in extended Series A
Press release: July 30, 2018 Rapyuta Robotics (Chuo, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) raises USD 9.5 million from Japan Co-Invest Limited Partnership (unlimited liability partner: Mitsui Trust Investment Co., Ltd), Sony Innovation Fund, a corporate venture capital by Sony Corporation (Minato, Tokyo, CEO: Kenichiro Yoshida), JMTC Capital (Chuo, Tokyo, Representative:…
corporate
/ 30 Jul 2018
Rapyuta Robotics raises USD 9.5 million in extended Series A
Press release: July 30, 2018 Rapyuta Robotics (Chuo, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) raises USD 9.5 million from Japan Co-Invest Limited Partnership (unlimited liability partner: Mitsui Trust Investment Co., Ltd), Sony Innovation Fund, a corporate venture capital by Sony Corporation (Minato, Tokyo, CEO: Kenichiro Yoshida), JMTC Capital (Chuo, Tokyo, Representative:…
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/ 15 Nov 2017
Rapyuta Robotics launches drone solution powered by rapyuta.io
Press release: November 15, 2017 Rapyuta Robotics (Chuo, Tokyo. CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) announced the beta launch of its new cloud-based drone solution, Rapyuta c.drone, which is built on rapyuta.io, their hardware-agnostic cloud robotics platform. The new drone solution is unique in that it enables customers to deploy 3rd party…
events
/ 15 Nov 2017
Rapyuta Robotics launches drone solution powered by rapyuta.io
Press release: November 15, 2017 Rapyuta Robotics (Chuo, Tokyo. CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) announced the beta launch of its new cloud-based drone solution, Rapyuta c.drone, which is built on rapyuta.io, their hardware-agnostic cloud robotics platform. The new drone solution is unique in that it enables customers to deploy 3rd party…
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/ 07 May 2020
Incident Report: Breach of rapyuta.io devices due to a vulnerability in SaltStack
A new exploit on SaltStack was actively exploited, resulting in the installation of malware on some rapyuta.io devices that were online during the time of the attack. Fortunately, the malware was a more uncomplicated variety, and we were able to remove it successfully from all affected devices. We take…
engineering
/ 07 May 2020
Incident Report: Breach of rapyuta.io devices due to a vulnerability in SaltStack
A new exploit on SaltStack was actively exploited, resulting in the installation of malware on some rapyuta.io devices that were online during the time of the attack. Fortunately, the malware was a more uncomplicated variety, and we were able to remove it successfully from all affected devices. We take…
...
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people
/ 23 Apr 2020
“Every time a customer is demanding, the demanding attitude makes us stronger” — Interview with Mr Taka Kobori
Rohit: Taka San, good morning! Can you tell us about your early life, where you worked before this, and how did you join Rapyuta? Taka: Good morning! After I graduated from university, I joined a consulting firm, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting, as an IT consultant. I mainly managed ERP implementations…
people
/ 23 Apr 2020
“Every time a customer is demanding, the demanding attitude makes us stronger” — Interview with Mr Taka Kobori
Rohit: Taka San, good morning! Can you tell us about your early life, where you worked before this, and how did you join Rapyuta? Taka: Good morning! After I graduated from university, I joined a consulting firm, Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting, as an IT consultant. I mainly managed ERP implementations…
...
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events
/ 26 Feb 2020
A Safari into the KubeVerse 
Dhanajay Sathe giving his talk at Kubernetes Forum Bangalore As part of our knowledge-sharing initiatives, our Staff Engineer Dhananjay Sathe gave a talk at Kubernetes Forum, Bangalore, India. With his own style of humor interspersed with enlightening facts, he took the audience on a Safari, literally! He introduced this…
events
/ 26 Feb 2020
A Safari into the KubeVerse 
Dhanajay Sathe giving his talk at Kubernetes Forum Bangalore As part of our knowledge-sharing initiatives, our Staff Engineer Dhananjay Sathe gave a talk at Kubernetes Forum, Bangalore, India. With his own style of humor interspersed with enlightening facts, he took the audience on a Safari, literally! He introduced this…
...
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corporate
/ 20 Feb 2020
Rapyuta Robotics closed a strategic funding round from Monoful Inc. (group company of GLP Japan)
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (“Rapyuta Robotics”) (Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) which offers rapyuta.io, the world’s first cloud robotics platform, has established a business partnership and raised funding from Monoful Inc. (“Monoful”), a leading provider of logistics solutions. Monoful — a subsidiary of GLP Japan — is the lead investor of the funding…
corporate
/ 20 Feb 2020
Rapyuta Robotics closed a strategic funding round from Monoful Inc. (group company of GLP Japan)
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (“Rapyuta Robotics”) (Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) which offers rapyuta.io, the world’s first cloud robotics platform, has established a business partnership and raised funding from Monoful Inc. (“Monoful”), a leading provider of logistics solutions. Monoful — a subsidiary of GLP Japan — is the lead investor of the funding…
...
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corporate
/ 20 Feb 2020
Rapyuta Robotics closed strategic funding round from Yaskawa Electric Corporation
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (“Rapyuta Robotics”) (Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) which offers rapyuta.io, the world’s first cloud robotics platform, has established a business partnership and raised funding from Yaskawa Electric Corporation (“Yaskawa”) (Kitakyushu, Fukuoka: Representative Director and President: Hiroshi Ogasawara), a global leader in industrial robots and motion…
corporate
/ 20 Feb 2020
Rapyuta Robotics closed strategic funding round from Yaskawa Electric Corporation
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (“Rapyuta Robotics”) (Chuo-Ku, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) which offers rapyuta.io, the world’s first cloud robotics platform, has established a business partnership and raised funding from Yaskawa Electric Corporation (“Yaskawa”) (Kitakyushu, Fukuoka: Representative Director and President: Hiroshi Ogasawara), a global leader in industrial robots and motion…
...
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engineering
/ 14 Feb 2020
CloudRobotics #101 — Deploying, Managing, and Operating TurtleBot3
Introduction TurtleBot3 is a small, programmable, popular ROS-based mobile robot for use in education, research, hobby, and product prototyping. The goal of TurtleBot3 is to dramatically lower the barrier to entry of a hardware robotics platform for tinkering. While this is true for the hardware, the software development for…
engineering
/ 14 Feb 2020
CloudRobotics #101 — Deploying, Managing, and Operating TurtleBot3
Introduction TurtleBot3 is a small, programmable, popular ROS-based mobile robot for use in education, research, hobby, and product prototyping. The goal of TurtleBot3 is to dramatically lower the barrier to entry of a hardware robotics platform for tinkering. While this is true for the hardware, the software development for…
...
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events
/ 26 Dec 2019
Event report — iREX 2019
We exhibited for the first time at the “2019 International Robot Exhibition (iREX 2019)” held at Tokyo Big Sight from December 18 (Wednesday) to 21 (Saturday), 2019. It was a huge success for us. In this article, we share an overview of what happened at the event. We showed…
events
/ 26 Dec 2019
Event report — iREX 2019
We exhibited for the first time at the “2019 International Robot Exhibition (iREX 2019)” held at Tokyo Big Sight from December 18 (Wednesday) to 21 (Saturday), 2019. It was a huge success for us. In this article, we share an overview of what happened at the event. We showed…
...
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corporate
/ 27 May 2019
Rapyuta Robotics and Microsoft Japan to collaborate on development of Cloud Robotics platform…
Press release May 27 2019 Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (Head office: Chuo, Tokyo, Co-founder and CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) and Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. (Head office: Minato, Tokyo, President: Takuya Hirano) announce that they are that two parties will collaborate in promoting…
corporate
/ 27 May 2019
Rapyuta Robotics and Microsoft Japan to collaborate on development of Cloud Robotics platform…
Press release May 27 2019 Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (Head office: Chuo, Tokyo, Co-founder and CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) and Microsoft Japan Co., Ltd. (Head office: Minato, Tokyo, President: Takuya Hirano) announce that they are that two parties will collaborate in promoting…
...
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corporate
/ 10 May 2019
Yuji Hirokawa, former President of Red Hat K.K, joins the board of Rapyuta Robotics
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (Chuo, Tokyo, CEO: Gajamohan Mohanarajah) hereby announces the appointment of Yuji Hirokawa, the former President and Representative Director of Red Hat K.K, as an outside director. Guided by the vision of making robots attainable and useful, Rapyuta Robotics developed the first enterprise-class cloud robotics platform,…
corporate
/ 10 May 2019
Yuji Hirokawa, former President of Red Hat K.K, joins the board of Rapyuta Robotics
Rapyuta Robotics Co., Ltd. (Chuo, Tokyo, CEO: Gajamohan Mohanarajah) hereby announces the appointment of Yuji Hirokawa, the former President and Representative Director of Red Hat K.K, as an outside director. Guided by the vision of making robots attainable and useful, Rapyuta Robotics developed the first enterprise-class cloud robotics platform,…
...
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corporate
/ 30 Jul 2018
Rapyuta Robotics raises USD 9.5 million in extended Series A
Press release: July 30, 2018 Rapyuta Robotics (Chuo, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) raises USD 9.5 million from Japan Co-Invest Limited Partnership (unlimited liability partner: Mitsui Trust Investment Co., Ltd), Sony Innovation Fund, a corporate venture capital by Sony Corporation (Minato, Tokyo, CEO: Kenichiro Yoshida), JMTC Capital (Chuo, Tokyo, Representative:…
corporate
/ 30 Jul 2018
Rapyuta Robotics raises USD 9.5 million in extended Series A
Press release: July 30, 2018 Rapyuta Robotics (Chuo, Tokyo, CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) raises USD 9.5 million from Japan Co-Invest Limited Partnership (unlimited liability partner: Mitsui Trust Investment Co., Ltd), Sony Innovation Fund, a corporate venture capital by Sony Corporation (Minato, Tokyo, CEO: Kenichiro Yoshida), JMTC Capital (Chuo, Tokyo, Representative:…
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/ 15 Nov 2017
Rapyuta Robotics launches drone solution powered by rapyuta.io
Press release: November 15, 2017 Rapyuta Robotics (Chuo, Tokyo. CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) announced the beta launch of its new cloud-based drone solution, Rapyuta c.drone, which is built on rapyuta.io, their hardware-agnostic cloud robotics platform. The new drone solution is unique in that it enables customers to deploy 3rd party…
events
/ 15 Nov 2017
Rapyuta Robotics launches drone solution powered by rapyuta.io
Press release: November 15, 2017 Rapyuta Robotics (Chuo, Tokyo. CEO: Gajan Mohanarajah) announced the beta launch of its new cloud-based drone solution, Rapyuta c.drone, which is built on rapyuta.io, their hardware-agnostic cloud robotics platform. The new drone solution is unique in that it enables customers to deploy 3rd party…
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