TotemoTech - 2023-11-26


Hello and welcome to today’s news from TotemoTech on November 26th, 2023. Sony and the Associated Press (AP) have announced a joint experiment to verify the authenticity of images captured by Sony cameras using digital signature technology. This collaboration aims to combat the spread of fake images by providing a way to prove the integrity of photos.

The Personal Information Protection Commission (PPC) has released a collection of case studies on data governance, highlighting the importance of collaboration between legal and IT departments in establishing a solid governance structure. These case studies serve as a reference for companies looking to strengthen their compliance efforts while leveraging data for innovation.

KDDI and Shimizu Construction have conducted a trial experiment using Starlink Business, a satellite broadband internet service, to establish communication in a high-rise building under construction. This initiative aims to ensure reliable and high-speed connectivity for businesses operating in such buildings.

Hitachi has announced the development of an AI-powered software development technology for automobiles. By utilizing generative AI, Hitachi’s technology automatically generates descriptive texts about traffic conditions from in-vehicle camera footage, enabling software developers to extract the scenes necessary for product testing through language-based searches. This significantly reduces the time spent on selecting test scenes.

Kia has unveiled two concept electric vehicles (EVs) at the 2023 Los Angeles Auto Show. The Concept EV3 and Concept EV4 showcase Kia’s design direction for future EV models, demonstrating the brand’s commitment to sustainable mobility.

Subaru has introduced the 6th generation of its popular Forester model at the 2023 Los Angeles Auto Show. The new Forester features enhancements in design, technology, and performance, further solidifying its position in the compact SUV segment.

In the field of construction, the 2023 exam included questions and explanations related to the theme of ‘Creating decarbonized cities through integrated urban structures (III-1)’ and ‘Conservation and mitigation of river environments based on development content (III-2).’ Visit for the news, yen exchange rates, and a daily Japanese proverb.

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