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【New Product】Rikei starts to sell Mobile Version “Evacuation Training VR ” enable to simulate “Evacuation from Fire” and “Fire Extinguishing Activity” with VR

Rikei Corporation (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Satoru Isaka; hereafter “Rikei”) is pleased to announce that it has developed and starts to sell the mobile version “evacuation training VR”that can simulate evacuation from fire site using virtual reality (hereinafter VR).

It is possible to execute two contents of “evacuation from fire” and “fire fight activity” by using a common hardware with “VR extinguishing activity simulator” (*1) developed by MX Mobiling Co., Ltd. (Head Office: Koto-ku, Tokyo; President: Tatsuya Abe; hereinafter MX Mobiling). This was actualized by collaborating with MXMobiling.

Outline of the Mobile version VR product “RIVR-DM”

  • “Evacuation from Fire” with which bad visibility in a fire scene can be simulated

By using VR, participants can simulate the evacuation process to the emergency exit judging by themselves depending on evacuation guide lights. The VR re-demonstrate real fire site where  guide lights are hardly visible.

  • Fire extinguishing activity simulation” using extinguisher for drill

It is possible to simulate extinguishing process by actually using a fire extinguisher for drill.By manipulating the controller attached to the hose part of the fire extinguisher for drill, participants can have a real experience such as extinguishing the fire while changing the direction in which the hose sprays extinguishing agent on the VR image.


  1. Available in any location

All it takes is a smartphone and the VR headset. Power supply and Network environment are not necessary. Designed for wireless use, it can be used anytime anywhere.

  1. Both of “Evacuation from fire site” and “fire extinguishing activity” can be simulated with a common hardware.

Previously, it was required to prepare hardware configuration corresponding to each contents for the previous hardware. However, it became possible to simulate both contents on a common hardware.  This allows burden and complication of the operator to be reduced.

  1. Extensibility of reproducing various situations

On the basis of the system, it is possible to customize building interior etc. depend on participant’s request.

Back ground of development

​​Rikei is developing a VR which can be used for disaster prevention drill and safety education drill. “The evacuation training VR” released in April 2017 has been used for many customers including local governments and private companies.

Rikei released VR content for mobile devices so that full-scale disaster drills by VR can be carried out with simpler operation. And it is expected that the devices will be used in more disaster prevention activities, and Rikei targets the sales/rental to be 500 sets for next 3 years.

Introduction result of FY2017

“Evacuation experience VR”

Konosu City, Saitama / Koshigaya City, Saitama / Koganei City Tokyo / Sophia University / Nomura Real Estate Development Co., Ltd / NTT DOCOMO, INC. / Shinkin Bank Card. etc.

(*1) “VR extinguish experience simulator”

About Rikei Corporation

Established in 1957, Rikei Corporation is a solution provider for the IT and electronics industries.

Rikei offers a wide variety of solutions centered on the world’s cutting edge technologies and advanced products in the fields of system solutions, such as entrance exam and educational affairs systems and IT infrastructure, business strategy, and information security solutions. It also provides network solutions, such as satellite communication data transfer systems, digital video transfer systems, network systems for telecommunication operators and other private companies, wireless access systems, and disaster management information systems. In addition to solutions, Rikei provides electronic components and devices, such as high frequency components, high performance adhesives for industrial use, testers for automotive audio and navigation equipment, power grid analysis systems, defense-related machinery and security systems.

Headquarters Address: Shinjuku Nomura Building, 1-26-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-0535, Japan
Capital: 3,427 million (as of the end of March, 2017)
President & CEO: Satoru Isaka
Field of Business: Sales of the following;
  • System Solutions
  • Network Solutions
  • Electronic Components & Instruments
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About MX Mobiling

MX Mobiling, a subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, will work on disaster prevention and safety field through “VR extinguish experience simulator”, utilizing its mobilephone sales activity at carrier shop over many years, as well as result of solution proposal related to smartphone/ mobilephone for corporate customer throughout Japan.

Headquarters Address: Toyosu Foresia, 3-2-24 Toyosu, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0061, Japan
President : Tatsuya Abe
Founded: February, 1972
Main Business:
  • Mobilephone distributing agent (shop management)
  • Provision of mobile terminal / solution for private companies and bank agency business

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