Under the partnership, the pair will collaborate in the IoT field to support all manner of use cases, including pioneering applications for Vayyar products, combining Vayyar's PoC (Proof of Concept) products with SoftBank's IoT platforms and solutions, and linking Vayyar products with AI, Softbank said in a statement.
SoftBank will also become the channel priority partner for Vayyar’s existing products in Japan.
Established in 2011, Vayyar develops and markets 3D imaging sensors that can see through human tissue and most man-made surfaces and skin using radio waves. The company the market leader in radio waves based 3D imaging sensors and has a strong track record developing products for the consumer and industrial markets.
“Major applications for Vayyar's products include the detection of displacement and degradation in structures, analyzing people flow, identifying human postures and seeing through solid objects,” Softbank said in the statement. “By combining Vayyar's products with SoftBank's IoT platform, AI and big data capabilities, both companies believe they can provide state-of-the-art IoT solutions that are not possible with conventional technologies.”