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Corporate History

May. 2004
Morpho, Inc. founded in Minato-ku, Tokyo.
Sep. 2004
Main office relocated to Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo. (University Corporate Relations Plaza in University of Tokyo)
Allocation of new shares to third parties (capital: 51, 330,000 JPY) Investment from the fund operated by The University of Tokyo Edge Capital Co., Ltd.
Oct. 2004
Releases “PhotoSolid®” (the 6 axis image stabilization technique for still images by image processing) and “MovieSolid®” (the 4 axis image stabilization technique for video).
Apr. 2006
Issues new shares to third parties. (capital: 273,570,000 JPY)
Jun. 2006
“PhotoSolid®” adapted for mobile devices of NTT DOCOMO.
Nov. 2006
“MovieSolid®” adapted for mobile devices of NTT DOCOMO.
Oct. 2007
Issues new shares to third parties. (capital: 380,205,000 JPY)
Establishes a capital and business alliance with NTT DOCOMO INC.
Dec. 2007
Issues new shares to third parties. (capital: 473,105,000 JPY)
Investment from NOKIA Growth Partners.
Sep. 2009
Surpasses 100 million mark in software licenses.
Jul. 2010
Surpasses 200 million mark in total software licenses.
May. 2011
Surpasses 300 million mark in total software licenses.
Jul. 2011
Listed on the Mothers section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange.
Related to above, makes a public stock offering. (Capital: 739,305,000 JPY)
Aug. 2011
Issues new shares to a third party as part of going public on the Mothers section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. (Capital: 791,055,000 JPY)
Sep. 2011
Cumulative licenses of “PhotoSolid®” surpasses 100 million mark.
Feb. 2012
Founded Morpho US, Inc. founded.
Sep. 2013
Surpasses 500 million mark in total software licenses.
Oct. 2013
Founded Morpho Korea, Inc.
Apr. 2014
Main office relocated to Nishi-Kanda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo. (Chiyoda First Bldg.)
Sep. 2014
Surpasses 800 million mark in total software licenses.
Dec. 2014
Commercializes “Morpho Scene Classifier™”, our first Deep Learning based image recognition software.
Mar. 2015
Surpasses 1 billion mark in total software licenses.
Dec. 2015
Establishes a capital and business alliance with DENSO corporation.
Jan. 2016
Issues new shares to third parties (capital: 1,517,354,000 JPY) in conjunction with the alliance with DENSO Corporation.
Mar. 2016
Surpasses 1.5 billion mark in total software licenses.
Apr. 2016
Releases “Morpho Deep Learning System™”, a software specialized for image recognition.
Apr. 2017
Establishes a business alliance with SRL, Inc.
Jun. 2017
Surpasses 2 billion mark in total software licenses.
Nov. 2017
Issues new shares to third parties (capital: 1,768,903,000 JPY)
Establishes a capital alliance with Miraca Holdings Inc.
May. 2018
Releases “Morpho Pose Estimator™”, posture estimation software for human and animal using AI.
May. 2018
“SoftNeuro®” receives “Best AI Technology Award” at EVA’s Vision Product of the Year Award.
Aug. 2018
Morpho China, Inc. founded, a subsidiary in China.
Sep. 2018
Surpasses 2.5 billion mark in total software licenses.
Oct. 2018
Top Data Science Ltd. in Finland is made into a subsidiary.
Nov. 2018
Provides NHK with flash reduction "Morpho Deflash".
May. 2019
"Morpho Video Processing Solutions" received "Best Software/Algorithm Award" at EVA's award.
Jun. 2019
Partnering with Qualcomm to enhance new features development on smartphone cameras.
Aug. 2019
Surpasses 3 billion mark in total software licenses.