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Changing the world with 8K Ecosystem

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!

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 —

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

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

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 […]

Completion of Mongolia’s*1 first ever large-scale solar power plant!

The first ever large-scale solar power plant for Mongolia*1 has been constructed in Darkhan City, located approximately 230 km from the country’s capital, Ulaanbaatar. The power plant started commercial operation on January 1st, and the completion ceremony was held on January 19th. Aerial view of the large-scaled solar power plant   The “10MW Solar Power […]

Two “original” factors in the new corporate motto “Be Original.”

In November 2016, we unveiled our new corporate motto, “Be Original.”. Why was this declared at this timing? Why is it “Be Original.”? Let us introduce our resolution towards becoming a stand-out global brand, through an interview with our Branding Design Department Manager, Ryuichi Oya. Creating the new corporate motto “Be Original.” ――Why was it […]

A doctor car installed with Plasmacluster ion generator is making its rounds in Kenya

The Republic of Kenya, located in East Africa, has been widening the range of our Plasmacluster activities. Sharp’s Plasmacluster ion generator has been installed in a doctor car developed for The Kenya Red Cross Society by Toy Factory Co., Ltd.   Footage of “Medical Outreach” using doctor cars by the Kenya Red Cross Society https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_0nDHTyVqE […]

RoBoHoN showed off its dancing skills in Austria! The RoBoHoN exhibit at the Ars Electronica Festival

RoBoHoN was put on display at the international media arts festival “Ars Electronica Festival”, held for five days from September 8, 2016, in Linz, Austria. We received many photographs of the event that we would like to show you! Ars Electronica Festival 2016 http://www.aec.at/radicalatoms/en/   Ars Electronica is the world’s top media arts organization, and […]

Discovering the roots of the ASEAN ‘Air Purifier with Mosquito Catcher’ through a teleconference with Malaysia!

Some of us have an image of mosquitos as “itchy when stung”, but mosquito-borne infectious diseases pose an immediate problem. The Plasmacluster Air Purifier with Mosquito Catcher <FU-GK50-B> was born from an idea a South-East Asian Sharp employee had, and was developed in the hope of making some kind of contribution towards improving social issues […]

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