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Sharp Addresses the Media at IFA Press Conference

Sharp introduced the press to its products and strategies in Berlin on September 3, 2009, the day before the start of the September 4 to 9 IFA 2009, the world's largest consumer electronics fair.

Press conference

Hiroshi Sasaoka, CEO Europe, opened by talking about Sharp's European strategy, focusing on LED technology, the new AQUOS LE Series with LED backlight, and the new manufacturing complex under construction in Sakai City, Japan.
Frank Bolten, Managing Director of Sharp Electronics Germany and Austria (SEGA), followed with a look at the Sharp products on display at IFA 2009.

Hiroshi Sasaoka, Group Deputy General Manager, International Sales and Marketing Group CEO Europe & President of Sharp Electronics (Europe) GmbH

Frank Bolten, Managing Director of Sharp Electronics Germany and Austria (SEGA)

The press conference attracted approximately 346 mainly journalists and industry analysts. The question-and-answer session was dominated by queries about the LED backlight AQUOS, demonstrating once again the high interest that Sharp can generate through new product introductions.

At Sharp's IFA 2009 booth, products like the LED backlight AQUOS, combination solar-LED lighting, and smart phones and other mobile phones gave visitors a first-hand look at Sharp's cutting-edge technologies.

Audio-Visual Corner


Various AQUOS on display

Introducing environmentally conscious LED backlight AQUOS

Mobile Communication Products Corner

Mobile phones with built-in solar panel

Hands-on display of mobile Internet tools

Mobile communication products

AQUOS Quattron LCD TV Lineup Corner

Main entrance

LED lamps

AQUOS LCD TV with LED backlight

Solar-powered LED light

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