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Rikei Begins Collaboration with Necfru Inc. Enhance Cloud Service for Video Streaming Solution

Rikei (Headquarters: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Satoru Isaka; hereinafter “Rikei”) is pleased to announce that Rikei and Necfru Inc. (Headquarters: Chuo-ku, Tokyo、CEO:Shunsuke Kusanagi, hereinafter “Necfru”) have strengthened cloud services for video streaming solutions, including video streaming systems, video storage and management, and video editing systems, and have begun offering these services to customers in a various industries.

Rikei has provided consulting and construction for video and audio streaming systems that combine various products and services from Japan and abroad to broadcasting and communication media markets so far.

With “We can do almost anything you want to do with video streaming” as its catchphrase,” Necfru responds to special and difficult challenges that its clients face, focusing on system development and support for video streaming on the cloud.

The services that can be provided through the collaboration are as follows:
  • Provide platform that securely store and manage large amounts of video data of professional sports and other events, and share it with associations, teams, media, etc.
  • Develop and provide object detection and background transparency system using AI deep learning
  • Develop and provide data editing system that processes programs for TV distribution into programs for web streaming easily on UI (*1).
  • Develop and provide news streaming system for 24 hours on YouTube
  • OTT (*2) platform building
  • Live/on-demand streaming based on a one-off contract

(*1) UI: User Interface. Various devices that exchange information between users and computers, input devices, screen display devices, etc. For web services, web pages and designs are included.
(*2)OTT: Over The Top. Contents and services such as messages, audio, and video provided over the internet without relying on telecommunications carriers or internet service providers (ISPs).

The companies will expand current businesses and create new one, as well as provide more valuable services to customers.

About Necfru Inc.

Necfru Inc. is a professional company that provides services and supports related to video streaming. The company provides a wide range of services from short-term projects for a single video to large-scale, long-term projects. Necfru’s engineers listen to customers’ requests, such as “I need an original video streaming system easily and immediately,” or “I need a one-stop partner to discuss planning and functions,” and propose optimal way to achieve these requests according to each budget.

Headquarters 6F Ginza Nagatani Building, 7-17-13 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061, Japan
Representative Shunsuke Kusanagi, CEO
Establishment November 2011
Business One-stop support service from planning to implementation regarding video streaming, including construction of video streaming system, archive management, editing systems, integration with existing systems, and CDN-only provision.

About Rikei Corporation

Since its establishment in 1957 as a solution vendor in the IT and electronics industries, Rikei Corporation has provided a variety of solutions ranging from systems to networks, VR/AR contents, electronic materials and electronic devices.

Rikei proposes solutions that utilize cutting-edge technologies and advanced products from Japan and overseas, and contributes to business development such as improving efficiency of operations and profits of customers.

Headquarters Shinjuku Mitsui Building No. 2, 3-2-11 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0023
Capital 3,426 million yen (as of the end of March, 2023)
Representative Satoru Isaka, President & CEO
Established June 8, 1957
Business Provision of system and network solutions and electronic components and devices

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