Pixie Dust Technologies Announces the Joint Development of Rebar Inspection System

Pixie Dust Technologies Announces the Joint Development of Rebar Inspection System

Pixie Dust Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: PXDT) (the "Company"), a Japanese technology company focused on commercializing innovative products and materials utilizing proprietary wave control technology, announced the joint development of the Rebar Inspection System, a technology that captures still images of objects measured from a distance, with MAEDA Corporation and Accenture Japan Ltd. The Rebar Inspection System utilizes Pixie Dust's spatial data platform "KOTOWARI™," an advanced application designed to acquire, store, and utilize special data, comprehensively analyzing various phenomena in space, including digital data. The Company has been developing "KOTOWARI™," with cooperate partners since our foundation.

The Rebar Inspection System on-site construction management testing for reinforcing bar arrangement inspections revealed an 80% reduction in shooting time compared to conventional imaging methods. Through integration of 360-degree video and Building Information Modeling ("BIM"), this technology offers a streamlined approach to verifying the appropriateness of reinforcing bar numbers and positions, as well as assessing cover thickness.

"Traditionally, construction management faced heavy workloads from capturing and selecting numerous on-site images," said General Manager of the KOTOWARI department, Tatsuya Nakamoto. "With rising social demands, including adherence to regulations limiting overtime work and calls for work style reform, we anticipate the Rebar Inspection System to transform the process of capturing documentary photographs. A thorough reassessment of work methods is poised to alleviate workload burdens, making this a significant shift in operational efficiency. We anticipate commercializing this technology in the near term, and expect to hit the ground running in activating our sales and marketing initiative."

Development will continue with the objective of achieving a nationwide rollout within MAEDA Corporation by April 2024. To facilitate its widespread adoption, the technology aims to be consumer-oriented and explore external software sales. As usage expands, the Company aims to reassess visual inspection clauses, potentially alleviating the workload of inspectors during both interim and final inspections. The Company anticipates that public systems will adopt this technology, recognizing it as a dependable data for third-party construction supervision in the future.

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About Pixie Dust Technologies, Inc.

Pixie Dust Technologies, Inc. is a Japanese technology company focused on commercializing innovative products and materials utilizing proprietary wave technology. The Company is currently focusing on two areas of product development: (1) "Personal Care & Diversity", where wave control technology is applied to mechanobiology and intervention/assistance in vision, hearing, and touch, and (2) "Workspace & Digital Transformation," where metamaterials (technology that creates properties through structure rather than material) and solutions to commercial design problems, such as in offices or construction sites, are applied.

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