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October 1, 2014

Alps Electric to Exhibit at CEATEC JAPAN 2014

Alps Electric to Exhibit at CEATEC JAPAN 2014  Enlarged Photo


Alps Electric will be running a booth at CEATEC JAPAN 2014, to be held at Makuhari Messe, Chiba Prefecture, from October 7.

The Alps booth will exhibit the latest products and technologies created with Alps Electric’s original technologies for each of the Automotive, Smartphones and Wellness, and Environment & Energy markets.

【Exhibit Overview】
Stage Key Technologies Stage
Booth location 6K195 (Hall 6)
Booth size 180m2 (20 booths)

【Layout & Main Exhibits (Current Plan)】
Automotive Zone The Automotive Zone will showcase an original vehicle cockpit equipped with a variety of modules combining core Alps technologies, such as a large-screen head-up display (HUD), gaze detection, and driver monitoring. The themes will be safety, comfort, and peace of mind.
 ・18-inch full-color head-up display (HUD)
 ・Steering grip
 ・Vital sign sensing
 ・Gaze detection system
 ・Simple gesture input, etc.
Alps Electric to Exhibit at CEATEC JAPAN 2014
Smartphones & Wellness Zone Besides compact, waterproof and highly functional devices that will contribute to the advancement of wearable electronics, the Smartphones & Wellness Zone will provide demonstrations of bracelets, eyewear and other envisaged actual applications in the field of wellness devices, which are drawing attention as the next generation of information devices and terminals.
 ・Low-profile nanoSIM card connector
 ・UHS-II microSD™ Card connector for high-speed data transmission
 ・Waterproof TACT Switch™, slide switch and phone jack
 ・Autofocus actuators
 ・Liqualloy™ Power Inductor (chip type)
 ・Sensor network module
 ・Wearable near-infrared spectroscopy (NIRS) sensor, etc.
Environment & Energy Zone “A society friendly to humans and to the earth” is the theme of the Environment & Energy Zone, which will exhibit an environmental sensing and communication network employing sub-GHz frequencies and current sensing modules that support power distribution from upstream to downstream. Alps Electric’s solutions contributing to the popularization and ongoing advancement of energy management systems (xEMS) will be introduced.
 ・Clamp type lightweight multi-functional current sensor for
  distribution network
 ・Micro hydroelectric power system
 ・Distribution board current sensor for HEMS
 ・Liqualloy™ coils for medium currents
 ・Sensor and wireless communication module for agricultural ICT, etc.