FPC/FFC connectors with automated and visual checks
Kyocera has announced its 0.5mm-pitch flexible printed circuit (FPC) and flat flexible cable (FFC) electronic connectors with improved quality assurance (QA) checks – both visual and automated optical inspections (AOI) – to prevent misalignment. Kyocera’s new 6892 Series connectors also feature an operating range from -40°C to +125°C and high-speed transmission making them well suited for automobile applications. The new...
Ultra-small, robust ceramic UHF RFID tags suitable for sterilisation
The ultra-high frequency (UHF) RFID transponders from Kyocera are applicable on metal and suitable for the sterilisation processes of surgical instruments in hospitals involving high temperatures, humidity and chemical exposure.
LCD panels support automotive head-up-displays
Kyocera International, Inc. has announced a line of high-performance, high-resolution LCD panels specifically designed for automotive Head-Up-Displays (HUDs). These LCDs offer high light transmittance, high resolution, and the industry’s widest operating temperature range for optimal performance in automotive HUD applications.
Kyocera plans new ceramic packages manufacturing plant
Kyocera is to construct a new manufacturing plant on the premises of its Kagoshima Sendai manufacturing complex to increase production of ceramic microelectronic packages. The company entered into a site location agreement with local governments, and a signing ceremony was held at the Satsumasendai municipal office in the presence of the governor of Kagoshima Prefecture and mayor of Satsumasendai.
AI-based imaging service designed with higher capacity for Big Data
Kyocera has announced that its subsidiary, Kyocera Communication Systems, will launch three new fee-based plans for Labellio, its online image classifying service which enables users to quickly and easily classify digital images by using Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered deep learning technology - without the need for programming or deep learning expertise. The new service plans will be available on 30th October.
Electronic connectors feature one-touch locking
Kyocera has announced its first electronic connectors to feature one-touch locking, which will be available globally in July 2017. Kyocera’s new 6810 series flexible printed circuit (FPC) and flat-flex cable (FFC) connectors provide automatic locking upon full insertion, a key feature to support automated manufacturing and robotic assembly processes. The 6810 series connectors also offer heat resistance up to 125°C (257°F) for autom...
High thermal epoxy molding compound
Kyocera has developed a high-thermal-conductivity epoxy molding compound with a thermal conductivity of 6W/mK. This is said to mark a significant increase in the conventional thermal conductivity of 0.9-3W/mK and thus enhances the protection of semiconductor components from light, temperature, humidity, dust and physical shock.
Compact crystal unit designed for smartphones
Specialist in the development and manufacturing of crystal devices, Kyocera Crystal Device (KCD), has announced that it has developed what it claims to be the world’s smallest crystal unit for smartphones, wearables, and other electronic devices. The new CX1008 quartz crystal unit measures 1.0x0.8mm yet delivers the same electrical characteristics as Kyocera’s conventional CX1210 model, enabling it to be adopted without circuit b...
Wide viewing capability for industrial LCD
Advance Wide View Technology is a key feature of the new 6.2” LCD from Kyocera. The display has been developed for industrial applications and features a 16:6 format and the width allows the display of longer parameter curves while maintaining a slim design and flat form. Furthermore, it is well suited to fit in a 19” rack system, which is commonly used for audio and server equipment.
Colour-rendering LED lighting system turns building violet
LED technology designed by Kyocera Corporation is being utilised in a facade lighting system to showcase the Kyoto building of Wacoal Holdings. Completed last month, the system illuminates the building every night. Kyocera’s high-colour-rendering LED lighting, which combines violet LEDs with phosphors and proprietary optical technologies, creates delicate illumination in a wide range of colours.
New modern 5.7" module for industrial applications released
The new 5.7" VGA TFT module (4:3) introduced by Kyocera is suitable for use in portable devices. Devices for industrial applications are following the trend of consumer electronics: becoming smaller, thinner and lighter. However, it is crucial that these devices have high quality and the resilience for everyday use in rough environments.
Display features 1500nits brightness suitable for easy readability
The Japanese technology Corporation Kyocera, announced a new wide-format (16:10) TFT-LCD display for bright environments, indoors or outdoors. Wide-format TFT-LCDs provide a sleek, modern design aesthetic that allows more information to be displayed on a single screen.
LCDs feature projected capacitive touchscreens
Kyocera have announced three TFT-LCDs with Projected Capacitive Touchscreens (PCAP) that offer a suitable user interface for a wide variety of industrial applications such as medical equipment, factory automation, test and measurement and marine application.
World's largest floating solar farm to be built in Japan
What happens when a country wants to boost their generation of solar power, but doesn't have enough land for the number of panels needed? Well, the Japanese, among a few others, have been developing a novel solution: float them on large reservoirs. This week saw the country begin construction of the largest floating solar farm in the world, in which panels will eventually cover two million square feet, and with an aim of producing enough electric...
Technologies for 2020 to be exhibited at CEATEC JAPAN 2015
The Kyocera Group will be exhibiting featured products and technologies at the CEATEC JAPAN 2015 tradeshow, one of Asia’s largest showcases for pioneering IT and electronics, from 7th to 10th October at the Makuhari Messe International Convention Complex.
Touch feel technology for real button feeling
A technology for real touch feeling and force feedback in display screens has been developed by Kyocera. The development of a real button sensation is expected to create a new type of user interface. It can be used in touch panel or touch pad products for a broad range of applications such as automotive and industrial equipment or in the field of information and communications.
Wide format WXGA TFT-LCD displays target industrial applications
Wide format (16: 10) 10.1” and 12.1” WXGA TFT-LCD displays have been introduced by Kyocera. Wide format TFT-LCDs provide a modern design look and allow more information to be displayed on the screen. The increased resolution and wide aspect ratio provide greater details and achieve a sharper image, making them suitable for industrial applications including medical, agriculture, test and measurement, and marine applications.
Abandoned golf course in Japan is repurposed as a solar farm
Kyocera has announced that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC, its joint venture with Century Tokyo Leasing, has commenced construction of a 23MW solar power plant on an abandoned golf course in Kyoto Prefecture, Japan. The plant will generate an estimated 26,312MWh per year, enough electricity to power approximately 8,100 typical local households.
TFT LCDs display clear colours in bright weather
Kyocera has introduced two next-gen TFT LCDs which display bright colours clearly, even in intense sunlight. Suitable for industrial applications including medical, aerospace, aquatics, T&M and Industry 4.0 equipment, the 10.4" XGA (TCG104XGLP) and 12.1" XGA (TCG121XGLP) TFT LCD modules feature 1024x768px resolution and high-efficiency, long-life LED backlights offering 1300 and 1200 cd/m², respectively.
TFT LCDs operate across a -30 to +85°C temperature range
The T-57152GD042H-LW-AAN and the T-55923GD050J-LW-ABN, small-format TFT LCD modules designed for use in harsh environments, have been introduced by Kyocera.