HISTORY

1984
  • Established Technical WEST in Nishi-ku, Osaka
1991
  • Established as a manual production company, WEST (limited company)
1998
  • Launched research and development for animated manual
1999
  • Changed its name WESTUNITIS Co., Ltd.
2000
  • Launched fully-animated manual business
2001
  • Launched wearable computing business
2002
  • Obtained a patent of the animated manual
  • Started the manual production in Vietnam
  • Obtained a patent of movement display system for assembly and disassembly
2003
  • Started joint research of the wearable computing with Osaka university graduate school
  • Introduced the world’s first wearable system to an endurance race of 8 hours in Suzuka
2004
  • Developed wearable system for supporting disabled person
2005
  • Formed a business tie-up with Olympus for Augmented Reality
  • Launched AR business
  • Obtained the patent of combining AR and wearable computing
  • Started the animated manual production in Philippines
  • Obtained a patent of work guidance system
2006
  • Obtained a patent of work guidance system in Korea
  • Developed wearable rescue system
  • Developed Visual Job School (*Know-how transmission support)
  • Developed wearable system for firefighting
  • Developed display software for work monitoring device
  • Developed the local version of Remote Maintenance System
  • Developed operation support system with AR
2007
  • Released the package for Remote Maintenance System
  • Obtained a patent of work guidance system in China
  • Developed wearable picking system
2008
  • Developed the cloud version of Remote Maintenance System
2009
  • Developed and released the package for RMS-touch
2010
  • Withdrew from manual production business and shifted the software development to main business
  • Developed Know-how Sharing System
2011
  • Developed remote medical system
  • Developed emergency medical support system
  • Developed the video monitoring system
2012
  • Formed a business tie-up with Brother Industries for RMS
  • Developed the software for neurosurgical operation
  • Developed the application software for contactless intuitive operation interface
  • Developed Task Navigation System
  • Developed management system of the inspection score data
  • Developed the camera system for monitoring remote overseas factory
2013
  • Started developing the wearable device
  • Developed the software of 3D mapping
2014
  • Released the wearable device, “inforod”
2015
  • Released the wearable device, “InfoLinker”
  • “InfoLinker” won the “IT Media Enterprise Award” in IT pro EXPO AWARD 2015
  • Research and development of the AR system for cardiovascular surgery
  • Developed remote operation support system for medical
2016
  • Released the smallest wearable device, “picoLinker”
  • “T-Mark. Navi”won the “Engineering Special Encouragement Award” from ENAA *Engineering Advancement Association of Japan
  • Developed Eye Trek INSIGHT(EI-10) as an ODM
2017
  • Obtained a patent of FLEXIBLE ARM (United States)
  • “T-Mark. Navi”won the “JCMA Award of Excellence” *JCMA: Japan Construction Machinery and Construction Association
  • Won the“Special Award of Entrepreneur department in Japan New Business Conference”
  • Certificated as“The Driving Company for the regional future” from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan
2018
  • Increased the capital to 95 million yen
  • Launched the smallest wearable device, “picoLinker” (Japan and United States)

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