72.5% of all digital mobile TV on this planet earth is in Japan

About 50 million mobile phones equipped with digital terrestrial mobile TV (“oneseg”) have been delivered up until today – not counting “oneseg” tuners for PCs, car navigation units and stand-alone units. Comparing this number with reports of mobile TV roll-out in other countries around the world, we conclude that 72.5% of todays mobile phones with […]

Professor Junichi Hamada, President of Tokyo University

Attended Professor Junichi Hamada’s presentation at Tokyo University. Professor Hamada is expert on the legal aspects of journalism, freedom of press and media regulation. Professor Hamada will be the new President of Tokyo University from April 2009. In his presentation Professor Hamada discussed the changes in the media sector, and of course also his views […]

our future: hot, flat, and crowded… celebrating Ludwig Boltzmann’s 165th birthday

First Ludwig Boltzmann Forum Tokyo on February 20th, 2009 Speakers: Hisashi Kobayashi, Gerhard Fasol, Kazu Ishikawa, Kiyoshi Kurokawa Ludwig Boltzmann was one of the most important physicists and philosophers: it is almost impossible for any engineer, chemist or physicist to do a day’s work without using Boltzmann’s tools and results every day. Ludwig Boltzmann is […]

Top 10 mobile trends for 2009

Answering the question “Top 10 mobile trends for 2009: what would you choose?” We answer from our perspective here in Tokyo: Mobile payments and wallet phonessee our mobile payment report GPS and location based services (LBS) such as navigation and mapping see our location based services (LBS) report Mobile search including location related search QR […]

Foggy Outlook for Global Tech Sector (CNBC TV interview)

Foggy Outlook for Global Tech Sector (Airtime: Tues. Feb. 10 2009) Read more about Japan’s electrical sector: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/j_electric/ Japan electronics industries – mono zukuri. Preview this report: Register and receive an email with a link to a free trial version of our report on “Japan electronics industries” and our newsletters. Copyright (c) 2013 Eurotechnology Japan […]

Wild differences in operating margins for mobile, TV media groups and electricals

We analyze the effect of the crisis on operating margins in three different sectors in Japan: (1) electronics, (2) mobile communications (3) TV media groups. In sector (1), Nintendo‘s margins are above 30% and increasing despite the crisis, while traditional electronics companies’ margins are evaporating. (2) for mobile operators DoCoMo, KDDI and SoftBank margins are […]

Panasonic Warns on Loss (CNBC TV interview)

Panasonic Warns on Loss (Airtime: Wed. Feb. 4 2009) Read more about Japan’s electrical sector: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/j_electric/ More in our J-ELECTRIC report: http://www.eurotechnology.com/store/j_electric/ Copyright (c) 2013 Eurotechnology Japan KK All Rights Reserved

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