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The TransferJet logo. Click here to visit the TransferJet website! PRESS RELEASE: TransferJet Consortium to showcase its technology at "CEATEC JAPAN 2010"

-- Consortium to demonstrate Concept, Products and Technology based on close-proximity wireless transfer technology --

The TransferJet Consortium will present a special booth at "CEATEC JAPAN 2010" (October 5-9, 2010) held at Makuhari Messe in Chiba City, on the outskirts of Tokyo.

At this booth, the TransferJet Consortium members will be demonstrating products, prototypes, components, semiconductors, software, test equipment and certification programs associated with the TransferJet ecosystem. Visitors will be able to see the possibilities offered by this unique "touch transfer" wireless technology, such as how consumers can transfer and share content among devices inside and outside the home.

Period: October 5 - 9, 2010 Location: Makuhari Messe, Japan Booth: Digital Network Stage / Home & Personal Zone / Hall3 / 3B35

Main Exhibits
Consortium Overview

The consortium will present its activities including international standardization efforts and future developments.

Product Demonstrations

It will demonstrate TransferJet wireless technology through its member's products which employ the technology. This includes transferring photos between cameras, sending photos to printers, storing content on network servers, and displaying pictures on TVs and picture frames. It will also reveal future service concepts, such as content downloading from kiosks as well as new application proposals incorporating mobile phones, PCs and STBs (Set Top Boxes).

Participating companies: I-O DATA DEVICE, INC., KDDI Corporation, NTT DOCOMO, INC.,Seiko Epson Corporation, Sony Corporation, Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications and Toshiba Corporation

System and Component Technology

  1. Newly-developed 2nd-generation LSI and modules for TransferJet technology
  2. Memory cards incorporating TransferJet functionality
  3. A wide selection of miniature, high-performance couplers
  4. Hardware/software development tools and solutions

Participating companies: ADVANEX INC., E-Globaledge Corporation, Hitachi Ltd.(Hitachi Cable, Ltd.) , Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., NISSEI ELECTRIC CO., LTD., SMK Corporation, Sony Corporation, TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD., Tateno Dennou, Inc., TOKO, INC., TOTOKU Electric Co., Ltd. and Toshiba Corporation

Certification related Technology

  1. Test Equipment used for the compliance testing and certification program
  2. Introduction of the certification test labs and their activities

Participating companies: Agilent Technologies Japan, Ltd., Allion Test Labs, Inc., XXCAL Japan Inc.

About the TransferJet Consortium
The TransferJet Consortium was established in 2008 by a group of international companies with the common goal of developing the technology, products and services based on TransferJet wireless technology. The consortium focuses on the development of specifications, compliance testing processes and tools, as well as conduct marketing activities to promote the TransferJetconcept, technology, products, applications and services. Additional information about the consortium, its participating companies and membership information is available at: http://www.transferjet.org/en/.

TransferJet Consortium Members (as of September, 2010)

* denotes companies demonstrating in the booth (20 companies)

  • Promoters
    • Canon Inc.
    • Eastman Kodak Company
    • Hitachi Ltd. *
    • JVC KENWOOD Holdings, Inc.
    • KDDI Corporation *
    • NTT DOCOMO, INC. *
    • Olympus Imaging Corporation
    • Panasonic Corporation
    • Pioneer Corporation
    • Seiko Epson Corporation *
    • Sony Corporation *
    • Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications *
    • Toshiba Corporation *
  • Adopters
    • ADVANEX INC. *
    • Agilent Technologies Japan, Ltd. *
    • Allion Test Labs, Inc. *
    • Askey Computer Corp.
    • Cambridge Silicon Radio Limited
    • CyberLink Corporation
    • d-broad, Inc.
    • E-Globaledge Corporation *
    • FUJIFILM Corporation
    • Fujitsu Limited
    • Funai Electric Co., Ltd.
    • Hosiden Corporation
    • Japan Circuit Co., Ltd.
    • MediaTek Inc.
    • Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. *
    • NEC Corporation
    • NHK Media Technology, Inc
    • NKB.INC
    • RICOH Co., Ltd.
    • Seers Technology Co., Ltd
    • SK Telesys Co., Ltd.
    • SMK Corporation *
    • Tateno Dennou, Inc. *
    • Theoria Communications Inc.
    • TOKO, INC. *
    • TOTOKU Electric Co., Ltd. *
    • Tyco Electronics Japan G.K.
    • Ubiquitous Corporation
    • XXCAL Japan Inc. *

    * TransferJet regular typeface and TransferJet logos are trademarks of Sony Corporation

(First posted on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at 18:47 EDT)

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