This is slide that I talked at APN Ambassador meetup 2019 on Dec 2 2019.
APN AMBASSADOR RE:INVENT 2019 MEET-UP
Director / AWS Business Unit General Manager
• Executive Director
• AWS Business Unit General
•Six-time participant of re:Invent
•Favorite AWS service: Amazon
1-11 Kandasakuma-cho Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 101-0025
100 million yen (approx. 0.9 million USD)
Consulting, design, construction and operation on AWS Cloud
Consulting, design, construction and operation of big data analysis infrastructure
Planning, designing, developing and operating mobile applications
Planning and development of the “Customer Story” marketing platform for realizing the Omni-
Annotation Co, ltd., Underscore Co, ltd., Prismatics Co, ltd.
Classmethod is a Premier Consulting Partner of Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Branch Locations in Japan
Branch Locations around the World
Our Tech Blog, Developers.IO
Our company blog is technology-focused and written by our
employees. The blog gets 2.2 million page views per month with 0.7
million unique users.
Blogs are based on AWS, Big Data, Mobile and IoT etc.
Employees are free to blog about anything beneficial,
including internal matters.
As of Feb. 2019, there are over 15,000 blog entries.
50% of these entries are AWS-related articles.
Based on not just a speculation or theory, but on an
actual test and result, articles on "I tried XX" are
To list daily articles, RSS is available:
Emulating Amazon Go
At the beginning…
In January 2018, the first Amazon Go store
opened in Seattle.
At the beginning…
In May 2018, we flew from Japan to Seattle
to see the actual store of Amazon Go.
• In cooperation with AWS Japan, we visited the
store with over 20 clients and employees.
• Our CEO, Satoshi led the tour.
Our CEO, Satoshi Yokota
•Founder & CEO of Classmethod
•AWS community HERO in Japan
This experience was a
huge shock for Satoshi.
After Satoshi returned to Japan…
I want to
We don't know anything
about how Amazon Go works.
But, we did experience Amazon Go.
what to do,
let's try it!
• Multi-person tracking, using Amazon Rekognition Video
• Image classification, using Amazon SageMaker
• Sensor device monitoring, using AWS IoT
• Human detection and tracking, using 3D LiDOR TOF Sensor
• Weight change detection, using Load cell
We succeeded in emulating Amazon Go based solely on our experience.
A few days later…
February 12, 2019 - We launched a cafe
Although it is quite small, here, you
can have the same exact experience
as walking into Amazon Go.
If you ever come to Tokyo, please come by and visit our cafe.