KYOCERA Introduces Irish Claddagh Ring Designed by Paul Costelloe, Using Hypoallergenic COBARION

Using new material COBARION, symbolic Irish design meets Japanese technology; portion of proceeds to benefit Great East Japan Earthquake recovery

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced that it has developed a hypoallergenic Claddagh ring with renowned Irish-born designer Paul Costelloe. The jewelry utilizes COBARION, a new material that rivals platinum in shine but which is much less likely to cause metal allergies*1. The product is now available to the Japanese market and overseas sales are under consideration.


KYOCERA Receives Japan Environment Minister’s Award for Record 8th Consecutive Year

Award cites energy conservation efforts at Hokkaido Kitami manufacturing plant and community-based environmental awareness activities

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced that its Hokkaido Kitami Plant has received Japan’s 2017 Environment Minister’s Award for Global Warming Prevention Activity, in the “implementation of countermeasures / dissemination” category.


KYOCERA Develops Some of World’s Smallest Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors for Mobile Devices

Ultra-miniature, high-Q devices offer new potential for creating smaller, more functional smartphones, wearables and related equipment

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced that it has developed new multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) for mobile device applications in a 008004 case size, among the world’s smallest*1. Measuring just 0.25 x 0.125 x 0.125 mm, Kyocera’s new CM01 Series MLCCs reduce space requirements by 60 % in surface area and 75 % in total volume as compared to conventional products. The new MLCCs are now available worldwide.



Hoofddorp, The Netherlands– 06 December 2017: Kyocera Document Solutions Europe B.V. has announced that thirteen products across its TASKalfa and ECOSYS ranges have been awarded “Highly Recommended” ratings from Buyers Lab (BLI), one of the world’s foremost printing product testing providers.


KYOCERA to Expand Medical Product Development

By integrating manufacturing and R&D operations, company plans to strengthen development of medical products including wearable and implantable devices.

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced plans to expand operations at its new Medical Development Center, which opened in Japan’s Shiga Prefecture at the company’s Shiga Yasu Plant in April 2017. The new Medical Development Center integrates medical product manufacturing and R&D operations for Kyocera to aid in future innovations such as wearable and implantable devices.


KYOCERA Breaks Ground on New Manufacturing Plant for Ceramic Structural Components in Kagoshima, Japan

New facility will produce durable, high-precision components for semiconductor and LCD manufacturing equipment

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) held a groundbreaking ceremony last week for a manufacturing plant expansion in Kirishima City, Kagoshima, Japan, where it plans to double its production capacity for fine ceramic structural components.


For the thirty-third time in its history, the Inamori Foundation has conferred the Kyoto Prize to researchers who have contributed to the fields of “Advanced Technology”, “Basic Science” and “Arts and Philosophy”

The semiconductor engineer Dr. Takashi Mimura, the plant physiologist Dr. Graham Farquhar and the musicologist Dr. Richard Taruskin accepted the Kyoto Prize for their life work at a ceremony held in the old Japanese imperial city today. Along with the Nobel Prize, it is considered one of the world’s most important awards that pays tribute to important figures in the fields of technology, science and culture.

Kyoto/London - This year’s award winners were presented the Kyoto Prize for their contributions to “Advanced Technology”, “Basic Sciences” and “Arts and Philosophy” at a formal ceremony. The prestigious award, which is presented by the Inamori Foundation every year on the 10th November, was bestowed this year for the thirty-third time. All three laureates graciously accepted the award at the Kyoto International Conference Center, located in the old Japanese imperial city, while in the presence of Princess Takamado, who is a member of the imperial family, and over a thousand international guests from the areas of academia, culture, business and politics. The award itself consists of a diploma, the Kyoto Prize medal and prize money in the amount of 50 million Yen (about €400,000) for each category.


A dream kitchen present under the Christmas tree

Good Christmas presents often take some work to find, but here is one great solution: The newest knife set from KYOCERA which is perfect for ambitious cooks.

Kyoto/London − Christmas Eve comes around quicker than you can check off your shopping list, but now you are able to obtain an excellent and practical gift with no stress: The Christmas set from Kyocera, which comes with two ceramic knives and a black knife block, is the right present for anyone who likes to work precisely and cleanly in the kitchen.


KYOCERA Begins Research in AI-based Image Recognition to Help Diagnose Skin Diseases and Cancers via Smartphone

Collaboration with University of Tsukuba to develop AI-based image recognition for eHealth applications to diagnose skin diseases; project targets commercialization by 2020

Kyoto/London - Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) announced today that its subsidiary, Kyocera Communication Systems Co., Ltd. (hereafter “KCCS”), has started joint research with the University of Tsukuba to develop an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system capable of detecting melanoma and other skin diseases by analyzing digital images of a patient’s skin. The team aims to commercialize the technology by 2020.

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