News tagged ‘sharp’

Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012

Japanese TV Makers Sell Assets to Increase Capital

Japanese TV Makers Sell Assets to Increase Capital

To recover from recent losses, Japanese TV giants, particularly Panasonic, Sony, and Sharp, are hawking out US$3 billion worth in assets in a last-ditch attempt to turn the tide.

Monday, 23 Apr 2012

Sharp Corp Announces Aquos Quattron G Series

Sharp Corp Announces Aquos Quattron G Series

Sharp has unveiled the new Aquos Quattron G series in Japan. The new 3D HDTV sets will be made available in June at staggered release dates, while screen sizes will range from 40 to 80 inches. A 4K-resolution TV is also alleged be on Sharp's roadmap this year.

Wednesday, 4 Apr 2012

Sharp Outs Evangelion Inspired SH-06D NERV Android Phone

Sharp Outs Evangelion Inspired SH-06D NERV Android Phone

Fans of 'Neon Genesis Evangelion' residing in Japan will get a chance to own the Sharp SH-06D NERV Android smartphone which takes cues from the visual elements of the renowned mecha anime.

Wednesday, 28 Mar 2012

Foxconn Owner Hon Hai to Become Sharp's Largest Shareholder

Foxconn Owner Hon Hai to Become Sharp's Largest Shareholder

Sharp will sell a 9.9% stake (about 121.65 million new shares) to the Hon Hai Group for 66.9 billion yen (US$807 million). This will make Hon Hai Sharp's largest shareholder.

Tuesday, 20 Mar 2012

Is Sharp Losing its Edge?

Is Sharp Losing its Edge?

Like its Japanese counterparts, Sharp Corporation is finding themselves in the red with a forecast annual net loss of US$3.5 billion for the fiscal year ending on March 31st.

Friday, 2 Dec 2011

Sharp to Release 12MP CMOS Camera for Smartphones

Sharp to Release 12MP CMOS Camera for Smartphones

In response to the smaller and slimmer smartphone demands by consumers, Sharp Corporation has come up with a 12.1MP, 1/3.2-inch CMOS camera module with optical image stabilization and the ability to shoot 1080p full HD video.

Monday, 26 Sep 2011

LG, Philips & Sharp to Develop Common Smart TV App SDK

LG, Philips & Sharp to Develop Common Smart TV App SDK

Three major television manufacturers, LG, Philips and Sharp, announce they will be coming together to aid the development of a multi-platform for smart TV apps.

Wednesday, 27 Apr 2011

Sharp To Commercialize Oxide Semiconductor LCD Panels

Sharp To Commercialize Oxide Semiconductor LCD Panels

Sharp Corporation has developed high performance LCD panels using oxide semiconductor, InGaZnO (IGZO). Production of the new LCD panels is expected to start at the Kameyama Plant No.2 within this year.

Tuesday, 13 Apr 2010

Sharp Announces Quatron 3D TV Panels In Japan

Sharp Announces Quatron 3D TV Panels In Japan

Sharp plans a Japanese launch this summer with a series of 3D HDTVs fitted with the new Quatron 3D LCD panels.

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