Kudan Visual SLAM wins the prestigious embedded award in Start-up category at embedded world 2021 DIGITAL


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Kudan Inc. (headquarters in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; CEO Daiu Ko, hereafter “Kudan”) is pleased to announce that Kudan Visual SLAM※ (KdVisual) won the embedded award 2021 in the start-up category, which was held on March 3rd, at embedded world 2021 DIGITAL. The embedded award is one of the most prestigious and recognized awards within the embedded system industry. Kudan is the first Japanese start-up company to win this award.

The winner was decided by the following criteria: level of innovation, market relevance, level of complexity, future extensibility/ scalability. The jury recognized those aspects of KdVisual as well as its track-record of successful collaboration with its partners.

Daiu Ko, CEO, Kudan, commented, “This is a clear proof of our product competitiveness and reliability developed by our talented computer vision engineers. We are going to continue to build on this momentum to grow further and contribute to improve our society through our SLAM software”

Kudan also receives a EUR 20,000 marketing media budget on WEKA Fachverlag and will be featured in articles about the company and its technology through their media franchise.

This is a “Winner of the embedded award 2021” Certificate.

※:SLAM (simultaneous localization and mapping) is a technology which allows devices to simultaneously self-locate and create maps of their surrounding environment. Kudan owns SLAM technology utilizing both cameras and Lidar sensors, and has successfully combined these to further develop low-latency, high-precision, high-stability technology.

More details about the demonstration of Kudan’s SLAM technology at embedded world 2021 DIGITAL

About Kudan Inc.
Kudan (Tokyo Stock Exchange securities code: 4425) is a Deep Tech research and development company specializing in algorithms controlling artificial perception (AP). As a complement to artificial intelligence (AI), AP functions allow machines to develop autonomy. Currently, Kudan is using its high-level technical innovation to explore business areas based on its own milestone models established for Deep Tech which provide wide-ranging impact on several major industrial fields.
For more information, please refer to Kudan’s website at

■Company Details
Name: Kudan Inc.
Securities Code: 4425
Representative: CEO Daiu Ko

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