Toyoda Gosei invests in Global Walkers, Inc., a start-up with AI-based image analysis technology

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. has invested in Global Walkers, Inc., a start-up with strengths in AI-based image analytics technology that can be used for things like vehicle occupant status monitoring in the CASE/MaaS society of the future

Toyoda Gosei Co., Ltd. has invested in Global Walkers, Inc., a start-up with strengths in AI-based image analytics technology that can be used for things like vehicle occupant status monitoring in the CASE/MaaS society of the future. The investment was made in June 2022.

Global Walkers develops and delivers image analysis applications related to the movement of people and objects using cameras, using various AI applications such as an original image recognition model and a time series model.

“Go to Innovation, New Mobility” is one of the pillars of Toyoda Gosei’s 2025 business plan, and the company is developing high value-added products that combine electronic components with its core technologies in rubber and plastics in response to CASE and MaaS technologies . Through the partnership with Global Walkers, Toyoda Gosei will incorporate image analysis technology into its interior products and conduct the development for practical applications of human-machine interface (HMI) systems that detect the behavior of vehicle occupants.

Overview of Global Walkers, Inc.

Company Name Global Walkers, Inc.
Place Iijima Bldg. 5F, 2-25-2 Nishigotanda, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 141-0031, Japan
Director Kazumasa Morikawa
Established June 2016
Capital city JPY 87.95 million (as of June 30, 2022)

SOURCE: Toyoda Gosei

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