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The Future To Be Brought by “The World’s First” 8K Rigid Endoscope System -Introducing 8K Image Monitor into Medical Field-

February 5, 2018

We believe that a variety of new business will be created by establishing “8K ecosystem(*1)”, improving high definition of displays and dramatically expanding the range of application. Under this concept, we have begun delivering the world’s first “8K image monitor” in November 2017 to the medical field with an 8K rigid endoscope(*2) system developed recently […]

8K technology changes the medical world: creating another dimension of “seeing what could not be seen before”

February 2, 2018

Last year, we have released many information regarding 8K. Among them was a news release announced on September 29 in Japan regarding the application of 8K image monitor in medical care with 8K rigid endoscope system. This announcement must have delivered a different surprise as it is a completely different application from LCD TVs in […]

Looking at the Future a Bit Ahead. The Future Lifestyle Created By 5G and 8K To Be Realized In 2020

December 13, 2017

On November 7, we announced “Successful Transmission of 12-Channel MMT (MPEG Media Transport) of 8K Images Utilizing 5G Technology” in collaboration with NTT Docomo Co., Ltd. What is the meaning of Sharp conducting 8K field trials with a mobile communication operator? How is it different from the communication method we usually hear about? I learned […]

Sharp Listed to the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

December 7, 2017

On December 7, 2017, Sharp’s common shares has been approved to be assigned to the First Section Market of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. We would like to thank everyone supporting us from the bottom of our hearts to help us reach this day.     Here we would like to introduce the ceremony of listing […]

Head of TV Systems Business Unit, Kitamura talks about “AQUOS 8K”

November 28, 2017

By establishing “8K Ecosystem*1” and increasing the resolution of displays and dramatically expanding the applicable range of related equipment, Sharp believes that a variety of new businesses will be created. As one of the pillars of our 8K business, we have released 70V 8K compatible television in China in October and in Japan on December 1st. […]

Changing the world with 8K Ecosystem

November 27, 2017

Under our business vision “Changing the World with 8K *1 and AIoT,” we are pleased to announce the world’s first 70-inch 8K compatible TV in China in October this year, in Japan in December, and 70-inch 8K monitor will be released in Taiwan next February and in Europe in March. In addition, we will release […]

SEK’s Keita Furushima to Participate in the 23rd Summer Deaflympics as Captain of Japan’s National Football Team!

July 11, 2017

The 23rd Summer Deaflympics Games will be held in Samsun, Turkey from Tuesday, July 18 to Sunday, July 30. The Deaflympics is an international sports event recognized by the International Olympic Committee for people with hearing loss which is held once every four years. The Deaflympics Games were first held in Paris, 1924, and currently […]

Letter from the Czech Republic — the calculator that worked on two AA batteries for more than 30 years —

April 13, 2017

We recently received a letter from a customer in the Czech Republic: Ladies and gentlemen, Let me to greet you and all personnel of SHARP Co Ltd. as well. I’m writing from Eastern part of Bohemia, the Czech Republic, Europe. So about in the year 1984, when spending my holiday in Hungary, there I bought […]

Sharp employees participated in a Myanmar traffic safety campaign as a part of CSR activities

April 7, 2017

There is a phrase in our business philosophy stating that we are dedicated to “contribute to the culture, benefits and welfare of people throughout the world.” Sharp has made efforts toward contributing to a sustainable society through our business operations, which includes social action programs for local communities. This philosophy is shared with our overseas […]

Sharp’s Health and Environment Systems Business presentation held at Shanghai, China

March 31, 2017

Products geared toward China which have different concepts and designs than those made for use within Japan — I enjoy learning about the process of how product designs/functions are decided because it seems to reflect on the culture and characteristics of the Chinese people. Here, I would like to feature the presentation of Sharp’s Health […]

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