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KYOCERA Launches New Electronic Connectors that Feature One-Touch Locking for Automated Assembly Processes

Durable, heat-resistant 6810 Series FPC/FFC connectors enhance manufacturing productivity for automotive, industrial and consumer electronics

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced its first electronic connectors to feature one-touch locking, which will be available globally in July 2017. Kyocera’s new 6810 Series flexible printed circuit (FPC) and flat-flex cable (FFC) connectors provide automatic locking upon full insertion, a key feature to support automated manufacturing and robotic assembly processes. The 6810 Series connectors also offer heat resistance up to 125°C (257°F) for automotive, industrial and consumer electronics applications.

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KYOCERA Introduces “Magic Drill DRV” for High-Speed, High-Efficiency Hole Drilling at Reduced Cost

New design enables 6D deep drilling with excellent chip control ideal for automobile, aviation and medical device industries

Kyoto/London – Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) announced today that it has developed a new line of indexable modular drills, Magic Drill DRV, to be used mainly for hole drilling in the machine tool business. Ideally suited for the automobile, aviation and medical device industries, the new indexable drills combine a chemical vapor deposition (CVD) coated insert on the outer edge and a physical vapor deposition (PVD) coated insert on the inner edge for the first time, enabling high-speed and high-efficiency processing.

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Inamori Foundation Announces Three Laureates of 2017 Kyoto Prize

Semiconductor Engineer, Plant Physiologist, Musicologist Share Award

Kyoto/London – The Inamori Foundation announced on June 16 three laureates of the 2017 Kyoto Prize for their contributions in the fields of Electronics, Biological Sciences and Music. The laureates are Dr. Takashi Mimura, a Japanese semiconductor engineer and honorary fellow at Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Dr. Graham Farquhar, an Australian plant physiologist and distinguished professor at Australian National University, and Dr. Richard Taruskin, an American musicologist and professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley.

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New KYOCERA Ceramic RFID Package With Embedded Antenna Increases Read Range up to 2X

IoT innovation accelerates expansion of RFID applications in automotive, mHealth, and numerous other markets

Kyoto/London - Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) today announced that it has developed an ultra-small ceramic package utilizing a proprietary multilayer structure with a built-in RFID*1 antenna that can increase the read range up to 2X as compared with conventional packages of the same size. Starting mass production in May 2017, the product will be available worldwide in three sizes (from 6x3x1.7mm to 15x5x1.7mm), with an annual sales target of JPY 3 billion by 2020.

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Toshiba Materials and Kyocera Agree to Collaborate on Development and Production of Nitride Ceramic Components

Kyoto/London - Toshiba Materials Co., Ltd. (President: Kumpei Kobayashi) and Kyocera Corporation (President: Hideo Tanimoto) announced that the two companies have agreed to start full-scale collaboration on development and production of nitride ceramic components.

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