"Since the project launch in 2019, we have kept the motto: unnecessary technology has no value. We first integrated the technologies that Nikon already had and evaluated a prototype to quickly resolve issues. For technologies we lacked in-house, we sought outside help to quickly and nimbly move forward with development. When we exhibited our prototype at a manufacturing industry trade show in Japan, many visitors asked if they could buy the prototype just as it was, which further strengthened our confidence in the system's market potential."
Read the engineer's full interview at The Wall Street Journal