OPEN8 wins “Ruby biz Grand Prix 2020” Special Award
an IT business contest using the Ruby programming language

Tokyo – December 16, 2020 – OPEN8 Inc. has won the Special Award at the “Ruby biz Grand Prix 2020” (sponsored by the Ruby biz Grand Prix Executive Committee) for companies, organizations, and individuals that have created new services and introduced them globally by utilizing the features of the Ruby programming language. In-house AI video editing cloud “Video BRAIN” will continue to support the dissemination of corporate information by utilizing Ruby.

OPEN8 which has a development team based both in Tokyo and Singapore, is actively hiring engineers to work with us in developing services such as our in-house AI video editing cloud that allows anyone to easily utilize video.

Variety of positions including server-side using Ruby (on Rails), front-end engineer responsible for React SPA development, and engineering manager (full stacker’s are welcome!) are available. If you are interested, please contact us. (in Japan)

List of available positions:  https://open.talentio.com/1/c/open8/requisitions/1274 (in Japanese)

About Ruby biz Grand Prix 2020

Grand prix that recognizes services and products that create new value in the business domain using the Ruby programming language with future potential. By developing with Ruby, companies can flexibly respond to the changing times and speedily approach the issues that companies and society are facing. Through this grand prix, Ruby biz Grand Prix will contribute to the promotion of the IT industry by disseminating the innovative power of Ruby both domestically and internationally.
(From the press release of the Ruby biz Grand Prix Executive Committee)

Official webpage:  https://rubybiz.jp/  (both in Japanese & English)
About the award ceremony:  https://youtu.be/FIjh3vMgBXo  (in Japanese)

Click here for the Japanese version


Video BRAIN is a service that can create “unlimited video anytime, anywhere at ease”. This in-house AI automated video editing cloud service makes it easy for anyone to edit high-quality, narrative videos in minutes with the support of AI. The user interface is designed for inexperienced users, making it easier to create videos as if using PowerPoint. Many companies have adopted it regardless of the industry and have been highly evaluated for its ability to produce video in-house, which had previously been outsourced, and for its cost and time savings.

For further more information, please visit us https://video-b.com/


OPEN8 Inc. is a content technology company that develops our own AI technology centered on natural language processing and computer vision and possesses “OPEN8 CORE TECHNOLOGY” which consists of algorithm and software modules.

We support companies from various industries to deliver visualized information through the provision of APIs such as the automatic video generation function and “Video BRAIN”, an in-house AI automated video editing cloud service. We also combine our expertise in video content production and distribution knowledge cultivated in the video advertising and video media businesses. In 2019 we were awarded as one of the Red Herring Top 100 Asia Winner, an award given by Red Herring to innovative private technology ventures in Asia.

Based on our business concept of “becoming a growth driver of every company’s information distribution strategy with AI and SaaS,” the company offers the following three businesses

(1) SaaS Business
We provide “Video BRAIN”, an in-house AI automated video editing cloud service to businesses. Once you submit materials such as photos and text, the AI engine analyzes the data and creates a video with a storyline. Anyone can easily create rich video content within a few minutes. Many companies from small businesses to enterprises have adopted this service, regardless of business or objectives including PR, instruction manual, or recruiting contents.

(2) API Business
We provide the “OPEN8 CORE TECHNOLOGY” which consists of algorithm and software modules as an API. It can be used as a stand-alone solution or in combination with multiple technologies and can be used by corporate needs.

(3) MLaaS (Machine Learning as a Service) Business
We build our own unique model based on the company’s private data and develop original solutions in combination with our “OPEN8 CORE TECHNOLOGY”.

For all press inquiries
OPEN8 Inc., Public Relations: Chiaki Iwama, Yuki Kato
Iwama MOBILE +81)80-4105-0853
Kato MOBILE:  +81)80-9745-9220
PHONE: +81)50-1749-7880
FAX:  +81)3-6892-5529
EMAIL:  info@open8.com