NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Toshiba will unveil a new vision for the future and showcase new concept innovations such as Toshiba Glass and a wide range of new technologies in the healthcare, storage and energy categories at the International Consumer Electronics Show (International CES), the world’s largest exhibition of home electronics on January 6 through 9 in Las Vegas, the Toshiba exhibit will be located in the Central Hall of the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth# 11028.
In addition, the company will present solutions that can be realized though its “lifenology” technologies which help people achieve a better quality of life.
“Visitors to our exhibit booth can experience future lifestyles made possible with Toshiba innovations,” said Masaaki Osumi, Chairman and CEO, Toshiba America, Inc. “Our vision for the future is a Human Smart Community – a society that is technologically advanced but that puts peoples’ well-being first. With our focus on healthcare, storage and energy technology, we are working to create a safe, secure and comfortable society.”
New concept innovations on display will include Toshiba Glass, a B2B solution that enables quick retrieval of manuals and other information while doing maintenance and logistics work away from a computer; a lifelike robot named ChihiraAico that can be used in a variety of occupations, and Coordinate Plus, a virtual fitting system that uses body scanning technology to enable shoppers to try on clothing remotely via a tablet or mobile device. Also on display will be high resolution 3D display technology that allows switching between 2D and 3D viewing modes without the need for specialized 3D glasses.
Storage solutions that will be in the exhibit booth include wireless communication solutions including products supporting TransferJetTM, a close proximity wireless transfer technology; NFC (near-field communication technology); Bluetooth® Smart applications with NFC tag functions; and FlashAirTM, a wireless LAN SD memory card. Also, the latest line-up of client SSDs, portable hard discs, SD memory cards and products supporting SeeQVaultTM, a next-generation content protection technology; will be featured. Furthermore, an image recognition processor for automotive applications with enhanced features, including improved performance in night-time detection of pedestrians that are demanded in next generation Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), will be showcased.
Some of the most advanced innovations on display involve solutions for the healthcare industry, including Wearable Wristband Fitness Tracker, a biosensor device that allows users to take a total approach to managing daily exercise, sleep, and diet, and the SilmeeTM, which promises to be helpful in disease prevention and care work by enabling analysis of autonomic nerve activity and sleep through measurement of vital signs such as cardiac potential and pulse.
In the energy category, Toshiba will display its residential fuel cell ENE-FARM and it’s Rechargeable Batteries (SCiB™), a safe rechargeable battery solution with high-rate performance and long-life capabilities that is used in a wide range of applications, from electric vehicles to home and grid energy storage. Also on display will be hydrogen fuel cell technology for the home which uses natural gas to provide a stand-alone energy system that is both stable and secure.
“At CES this year, Toshiba will also celebrate its 50th anniversary in the United States,” noted Mr. Osumi. “As we commemorate our commitment to this important market, it’s particularly appropriate that we focus attention at CES on innovations that address broader societal needs and that improve the quality of life for consumers here in the States but also all around the world.”
Attended by more than 150,000 attendees from over 140 countries, Consumer Electronics Association’s International CES showcases more than 3,500 exhibitors, including manufacturers, developers and suppliers of consumer technology hardware, content, technology delivery systems.
Toshiba Corporation, a Fortune Global 500 company, channels world-class capabilities in advanced electronic and electrical product and systems into five strategic business domains: Energy & Infrastructure, Community Solutions, Healthcare Systems & Services, Electronic Devices & Components, and Lifestyles Products & Services. Guided by the principles of The Basic Commitment of the Toshiba Group, “Committed to People, Committed to the Future,” Toshiba promotes global operations towards securing “Growth Through Creativity and Innovation” and is contributing to the achievement of a world in which people everywhere live in safe, secure and comfortable society.
Founded in Tokyo in 1875, today’s Toshiba is at the heart of a global network of over 590 consolidated companies employing over 200,000 people worldwide, with annual sales surpassing 6.5 trillion yen (US$63 billion).
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