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Uhuru has SoftBank blessing to push IoT app-dev platform

Japan’s IoT ecosystem is something of a kingdom unto itself, dominated by some pretty entrenched industrial corporations. However, there are quite a few companies supplying these giants with the skills and services needed to enter the IoT fray. Uhuru is one of these, and we spoke to Chief Strategy Officer Masamichi Tanaka, to get a rundown on how the application and development platform came into being. Founded twelve years ago, Uhuru began as a Salesforce implementation company, and grew to become one of the company’s main partners in Japan – specializing in CRM, marketing, and transformation projects. Around three years ago, a project with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries woke the company up to the potential for IoT application development services –…

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