I attended a Printable Electronics workshop in Japan a couple of weeks ago. The 200 person crowd was made up of people from R&D organizations, material suppliers and machine manufacturers. No one there could be termed a customer; everyone was Continue reading #1630 / Printable Electronics – A Practical Solution ?
CREATEC JAPAN (the Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies) was held at Makuhari Messe, one of the largest convention centers in Japan. The four day show opened on October 4, 2016, and organizers anticipated more than 130,000 visitors this year. In Continue reading #1628 / CEATEC JAPAN 2016 – Is Manufacturing Turning Around ?
Sharp Corporation was a leading electronics companies in Japan. In 1962, Sharp expanded outside of Japan and established Sharp Electronics Corporation in the Unlisted States. Sharp was known for cutting edge technology and developed many unique products for consumer electronics. Continue reading #1626 / Hon Hai Completes Sharp Acquisition
Large electronics companies in Japan continue to lose market share in the global arena. This erosion of market share has had a ripple effect on Japanese printed circuit manufacturers that supplied these electronic companies; when they sneeze, printed circuit manufacturers Continue reading #1624 / Sony Sells Its Battery Division To Murata
Nintendo released its Pokémon Go app in July 2016, and Apple says it was the most downloaded app in a first week ever. More than 25 million people download and play the game every day; most of them are under Continue reading #1622 / Pokémon Go – A New Direction For Nintendo