-SETOUCHI Karen – Changes Japan’s “mobility” by Internet of Moving Things- To Exhibit at G7 ICT Ministers’ Meeting in Takamatsu, Kagawa April 28-30 at Sunport Takamatsu “Decks Galleria” – PS Solutions Corp.

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-SETOUCHI Karen – Changes Japan’s “mobility” by Internet of Moving Things-
To Exhibit at G7 ICT Ministers’ Meeting in Takamatsu, Kagawa
April 28-30 at Sunport Takamatsu “Decks Galleria”

PS Solutions Corp.

PS Solutions Corp. (headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo; Chairman & CEO: Amane Kito hereafter “PS Solutions”), a member of the SoftBank Group, will participate in the corporate exhibitions to be held from April 28 through 30 in Takamatsu, Kagawa Prefecture in association with the G7 ICT Ministers’ Meeting to showcase its personal mobility rental motorcycle service “SETOUCHI Karen”, which was launched on March 26 in Teshima, Kagawa.

PS Solutions’ exhibition will feature “Ubiden”, smart-grid transaction engine developed by SoftBank Corp. (hereafter “SoftBank”), adopted in SETOUCHI Karen and an application supported by “Oracle Cloud Platform” by Oracle Corporation Japan  which detects and visualizes real-time location information of personal mobility vehicles. At the exhibition booth, electric motorcycles” EV-neo” and “EV-Cub” will be presented in cooperation with Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Through the introduction and demonstration of SETOUCHI Karen, PS Solutions will explain the Internet of Moving Things concept which will transform mobility in Japan.

■Featured exhibitions

1)SETOUCHI Karen
Video streaming of SETOUCHI Karen personal mobility rental motorcycle service.

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2)Ubiden
Smart-grid transaction engine which detects various energy consumption data.

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3)Oracle Cloud Platform
A cloud platform connected to personal mobility which analyzes driving data, location information as well as power consumption data in real time. Demonstration will be available to show how the platform is utilized in SETOUCHI Karen.

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4)EV-Cub Concept

In addition to EV-neo which is offered in SETOUCHI Karen rental motorcycle service, EV-Cub Concept, an electric-powered model of the globally-known Honda Super Cub series, will be exhibited as an example of future Internet of Moving Things.

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*Demonstration drive will not be available.

■About SETOUCHI Karen personal mobility rental motorcycle service

Launched on March 26, 2016 in Teshima Island of Kagawa Prefecture, SETOUCHI Karen offers EV-neo as personal mobility rental motorcycle service. Starting with the motorcycles, PS Solutions aims to create personal mobility related services by leveraging the usage analysis data to promote environment-friendly low-carbon personal mobility. We plan to develop packaged personal mobility services and to provide network-connected transportation infrastructure for cities with air pollutions and environmental concerns.

For SETOUCHI Karen reservations, visit http://www.setouchi-karen.com/ (In Japanese)

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■G7 ICT Ministers’ Meeting Overview

Dates:    April 28-30, 2016

Venue:  3F Lobby, JR HOTEL CLEMENT TAKAMATSU (1-1 Hamanocho, Takamatsu, Kagawa)

1F Exhibition Hall and Decks Galleria, Hall Tower, Sunport Takamatsu(2-1 Sunport, Takamatsu, Kagawa)

*SETOUCHI Karen will be exhibited at Decks Galleria, Sunport Takamatsu

Exhibition Organizer: G7 ICT Ministers’ Meeting Exhibition Promotion Office

Website:  http://g7-meeting-takamatsu.kagawa.jp/ja/

■PS Solutions Corporate Overview

Company Name: PS Solutions Corp.
Businesses: IT Solution Business
IT Outsourcing Business
Overseas Marketing Business
Representative: Chairman & CEO Amane Kito
Capital: 100 million yen
(fully funded by SoftBank Group Corp.)
Location : 4F City Center, 1-5-2 Higashi Shimbashi, Minato-ku,Tokyo
Website: https://www.pssol.co.jp/

For inquiries, contact PS Solutions PR at pr@pssol.jp