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  1. Kyocera Corporation and SoftBank Corp. succeeded in demonstration of backhaul system utilizing 5G millimeter-wave

    • Corporate

    left: donor station, right: relay node station Outline of the demonstation experiment Term January – April 2022 Place Akiruno City, Tokyo Purpose Used a 5G millimeter-wave backhaul system test to:・Verify the effectiveness of millimeter waves as...

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  2. Kyocera joins CSR nonprofit Responsible Business Alliance (RBA)

    • Corporate

    Organization promotes social and environmental responsibility in global supply chain.

    The RBA is comprised of electronics, retail, auto and toy companies committed to supporting the rights and well-being of workers and communities worldwide affected by the global supply chain. As a leading global company with more than 80,000 responsi...

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  3. Kyocera and SHISEIDO develop the world’s first-ever*1 cosmetic face powder using Kyocera’s “Kyoto Opal”

    • Corporate

    ”The Luminizing Face Enhancer” uses powdered nature-identical opal for a 360-degree glow, incorporating over 10 years of joint research.

    The Luminizing Face Enhancer “The Luminizing Face Enhancer” has 360-degree radiance due to the unique play of color of Kyocera’s Kyoto Opal technology*2, giving wearers a lustrous shine as if wearing jewels on their face. It is the result of ove...

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  4. Announcement of the 2022 Kyoto Prize Laureates

    • Corporate

    The Kyoto Prize 2022 goes to an electronics engineer and applied physicist, to a population biologist and to a Tabla player.

    Each laureate will receive a diploma, the Kyoto Prize medal (20K gold), and prize money of 100 million yen (currently approx. 710,000 Euro). This year’s Prize goes to the following three individuals: Carver Mead, Gordon and Betty Moore Professor of E...

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  5. Kyocera plans to reduce Greenhouse Gas 46%, increase renewable energy use 20x by 2031

    • Corporate

    Company’s environmental efforts recognized by SBT Initiative

    SBT is an international initiative established to support the Paris Agreement's goal of limiting global warming to "well-below" 2°C above pre-industrial levels. The initiative involves collaboration among the CDP (an international organization encour...

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  6. KYOCERA Corporation wins iF DESIGN AWARD 2022 for “Moeye” Concept Car and “Anshin SMARTPHONE”

    • Corporate

    Kyocera Concept Car wins “Product Concept” Professional Concept The autonomous vehicle concept car “Moeye” was developed as Kyocera’s second concept car featuring Kyocera’s proprietary automotive technologies. Moeye’s unique technologies optimi...

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  7. Kyocera demoes future of autonomous driving at Japan’s Automotive Engineering Expo

    • Automotive Components
    • Corporate

    New tech utilizes IoT, ADAS, advanced sensors and imaging solutions to improve driving, displayed in simulators and 3D holograms in both.

    A major highlight will be Kyocera’s new "Road Vehicle Cooperation System" which contributes to safe autonomous driving by connecting ITS1 roadside systems installed in traffic infrastructure with various devices and sensors installed in the vehicle. ...

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  8. Kyocera to build its largest plant in Japan, increasing production of semiconductor components

    • Corporate
    • Semiconductor Components

    Expanded Sendai Plant Campus in Kagoshima will meet increasing demand for semiconductor packages powering ADAS, sensor cameras, 5G and more.

    Three converging factors are creating strong demand for Kyocera’s organic semiconductor packages and crystal device packages. Smart vehicles are expanding the need for automotive cameras and high-performance processors used in Advanced Driver-Assista...

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  9. Kyocera develops transmissive metasurface technology that redirects wireless signals for improved 5G and 6G performance

    • Corporate

    Transmissive Metasurface (Prototype) Development Background The 28 GHz band used in 5G networks, and the higher frequency band being studied for 6G, have a high degree of rectilinear propagation. Signals often cannot reach locations where a direct l...

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  10. Kyocera named among “Top 100 Global Innovators 2022” by Clarivate

    • Corporate

    New methodology by Clarivate compared 50 million inventions to recognize “the very pinnacle of the global innovation ecosystem”

    The Top 100 Global Innovators consist of companies and institutions that demonstrate the capabilities, consistency, incredible creativity and new thinking that solve pressing challenges and establish new value for the world, Clarivate stated. Pu...

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  11. Kyocera participating joint green innovation project aims for 40% energy saving at data centers by 2030

    • Corporate

    As the amount of data increases exponentially, we will jointly develop various technologies to promote energy saving, high capacity, and low delay in data centers to realize a carbon-neutral society. As a result, we aim to achieve 40% or more in ener...

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  12. Marubeni and Kyocera to implement proof of concept for a smart checkout system

    • Corporate

    Improving the efficiency of store operations has become a major issue for supermarkets in Japan due to the country’s labour-market shortages, declining birthrate, and aging population. Among in-store operations, cash register work requires improved e...

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  13. Kyocera receives CDP’s highest leadership rating for supplier engagement, third consecutive year

    • Corporate

    “A” rating reflects Kyocera’s greenhouse gas reduction initiatives and aggressive targets for renewable energy adoption.

    Based on CDP’s sixth annual survey of suppliers, its 2021 "Supplier Engagement Rating Leaderboard" recognizes companies that have compiled outstanding environmental records and targets. Kyocera’s targets include combating climate change by prior...

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  14. Enhancing OMO shopping and customer engagement with data solutions: Development of an innovative customer preference management system for retail apparel shops

    • Corporate

    Physical Stores are Less Data-Friendly than E-Commerce Sites For OMO*1, which integrates online and offline services, creating new shopping experiences based on customer preferences is essential. In e-commerce, it is already mainstream to provide cu...

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  15. Advanced technical ceramics supporting critical European industries

    • Corporate
    • Fine Ceramic Components

    We spoke with KFSG's Managing Director, Mr. Armin Kayser, about the company‘s strengths and future strategies. Please tell us about your company's business.KFSG is producing and marketing highly customized products for the medical analytics industry,...

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  16. Pursing efficient manufacturing of high-performance ceramics through AI and data analytics

    • Corporate
    • Fine Ceramic Components

    We spoke with KFPG's Managing Director, Dr. Carsten Russner, about the company‘s strengths and future strategies. Please tell us about your company's business.We are supporting a broad range of industries to create a better future using our customize...

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  17. Kyocera selected for inclusion in Dow Jones Sustainability Asia-Pacific Index

    • Corporate

    The DJSI is an index jointly developed by S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC in the United States and Robeco Holding B.V. (“RobecoSAM”) in Switzerland in 1999. The index evaluates companies from the perspective of Environment, Social and Governance (ESG)...

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  18. Renewable energy microgrid to power Japan’s Okinoerabu Island

    • Corporate
    • Solar Electric Systems

    The microgrid will use Kyocera’s energy management system, storage batteries, solar, and wind to maintain power even during emergencies or natural disasters, and promote local economic development and reduce carbon emissions.

    Comprehensive Partnership Agreement Overview The three parties will prepare construction plans for the microgrid by March 31, 2022, which will utilize renewable power generation and storage batteries to supply power throughout Okinoerabu Island. Afte...

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  19. Kyocera publishes 2021 Corporate Sustainability Report

    • Corporate

    2021 Integrated Report presents company’s latest developments, future initiatives relating to environmental, social and governance criteria.

    Published annually, the Integrated Report is intended to deepen stakeholder understanding of Kyocera’s worldwide effort to operate in ways that serve societal needs. In the 2021 edition, Tanimoto shares a mission statement the company adopted as a th...

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  20. Kyocera to build two new plants for ceramic components supporting IoT and 5G

    • Corporate

    Fine ceramic components used in semiconductor manufacturing equipment The growth of Internet of Things (IoT) and 5G telecommunications services is fueling demand for semiconductors used in nearly everything from personal computers, smartphones, and ...

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