Japan: Underwater drone maker Ambient Intelligence secures backing from Beyond Next Ventures Robot working on underwater infrastructure. Shiwen Yap August 23, 2017 PremiumAmbient Intelligence Technology, a Japanese startup venture that develops and manufactures underwater drones, has secured a JPY 190 million ($1.83 million) investment in a round led by Beyond Next Ventures. Continue reading this story with a subscription to DealStreetAsia. Subscribe Already a subscriber? Log in Should your colleagues be reading this article too? Contact us for corporate subscriptions at email@example.com.