Must-Attend IT Show: Reed Exhibitions Japan’s 27th Japan IT Week Spring

Reed Exhibitions Japan will be holding the 27th edition of Japan IT Week Spring from May 9 to 11 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan.

Japan IT Week Spring is the largest annual business platform in Japan for IT professionals, covering various sectors of IT ranging from microprocessors to the latest applications. This year 91,000 professional visitors and 1,700 exhibitors will gather to Tokyo Big Sight. The show is composed of thirteen independent exhibitions including brand-new AI show.

Newly Launching: AI & Business Automation Expo Spring

One of the highlights of this year’s show will be the newly launching exhibition,

AI & Business Automation Expo Spring. The exhibition is launching to aid the increasing demands to invest in the field of AI & Automation Technology. Exhibits will include back office/workflow automation, RPA/robot automation, chatbot & automated dialog system, data analysis automation, development & test automation, marketing automation, and AI applications. Japan’s leading companies such as NTT DATA, HITACHI SOLUTIONS, TOSHIBA DIGITAL SOLUTIONS, KONICA MINOLTA, and NOMURA RESEARCH INSTITUTE will be showcasing their latest AI technology and automation solutions.

Next-Generation IoT IoT/M2M Expo (IoT/M2M Spring)” has been serving as the networking platform for manufacturers and solution providers with exhibits related to connective technologies and applications to negotiate business at 27th Japan IT Week Spring. The IoT technology continues to evolve at an incredibly rapid pace and emerge new business such as 5G technology. From devices, operators, solution providers to applications related to IoT and M2M, a wide range of firms such as TOSHIBA, NEC, ARM, HUAWEI, SIEMENS, MICRON MEMORY, HITACHI, SONY STORAGE MEDIA SOLUTIONS, FANUC, CASIO COMPUTER, NTT DOCOMO and MICROSOFT will be exhibiting.


Key Technology – Embedded Systems With the expansion of IoT/M2M Expo (IoT/M2M Spring), Embedded Systems Expo (ESEC) is also rapidly growing as comparing technology of IoT and M2M. Major firms exhibiting from Japan include AMD, MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC, CANON IT SOLUTIONS, TQ SYSTEMS, VECTOR SOFTWARE and more. On the topic of embedded systems, executives from TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION and DENSO CORPORATION will be holding talks on the future outlook of AI, embedded systems and autonomous driving technology at the Keynote Session.

Solutions for Information Security With the rise in cyber threat, cyber awareness and cybercrime in Japan, information security is a major area of concern. The rapid growth of IoT and AI technology also inevitably draws attention towards security issues related to connectivity. Major firms exhibiting include TREND MICRO, ESET, PROOF POINT, CYBERX, FIRE EYE, CYLANCE, CANON MARKETING, KYOCERA COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS and many more exhibitors will be showcasing various exhibits such as hacking preventions, DoS preventions, anti-virus solutions, internet intrusion protections, data destruction/recovery, as well as IT asset management products and services.

List of 13  independent exhibitions including brand-new AI show:

  • AI & Business Automation Expo Spring
  • Software & Apps Development Expo (SODEC)
  • Big Data Management Expo (BIG DATA Spring)
  • Embedded Systems Expo (ESEC)
  • Data Storage Expo (DSE)
  • Data Center Expo (DATA CENTER Spring)
  • Information Security Expo (IST Spring)
  • Web & Digital Marketing Expo (Web-Mo Spring)
  • Cloud Computing Expo Japan (CLOUD JAPAN Spring)
  • Mobile Solutions Expo (MOBIX Spring)
  • IoT/M2M Expo (IoT/M2M Spring)
  • Direct Commerce Solutions Expo (DIREX Spring)
  • Store & Retail IT Solutions Expo (STOREX Spring)

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