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AQUOS 8K LCD Monitor (LV-70X500E) for Europe Wins EISA Award 2018-2019

September 12, 2018

(2nd from left)Yoshihisa Ishida, Executive Vice President, Head of AIoT Business Strategy Office, and Chief Executive Officer -Europe Business (Photo courtesy of www.eisa.eu) Sharp Corporation’s AQUOS 8K LCD monitor (LV-70X500E) for the European market won an EISA* AWARD 2018-2019. The influential EISA AWARDS represent outstanding new products released in Europe in the past year in […]

Sharp Starts “J-STAY” Smartphone Rental Service for Companies Accepting Foreign Technical Interns

September 6, 2018

Foreign Technical Internship is an official program where Japanese companies employ foreigners who seek to learn skills in Japan. The companies utilize their work force while the foreigner learn skills through actual work, and return to their home country to contribute to the growth of economy. Sharp has started a new smartphone rental service “J-STAY” […]

Amateur Cooking Roast Beef and Fried Noodles with Ease – Using Sharp’s Superheated Steam Oven

August 29, 2018

Wouldn’t it be interesting if someone with little cooking experience tries using our superheated steam oven? That was the start of this time’s article. With almost no cooking experience over the last two decades, I was chosen as the one to take on this challenge. Although I do know the spec of our latest superheated steam oven […]

Sharp Solar Plant Starts Operations at Jakabaring Sports City in Palembang, South Sumatra, Indonesia

July 25, 2018

 Full view of Solar Plant This year is a commemorative year marking the 60th anniversary of diplomatic establishment beteeen Indonesia and Japan. Over these years, both countries have cooperated in various economic and cultural ways. Under such circumstances, utilizing the Joint Credit Mechanism (JCM) Subsidy Program run by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment, aiming to […]

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 […]

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