Casio, a leading manufacturer of projection technology, announced today the launch of a new Extra Value Warranty Program for its portfolio of LampFree™ projectors. The purchase program offers a one-year or two-year extension for up to a total of five years of coverage for parts and labor. This new extended warranty is available for purchase at any time during the original warranty period and applies to the Signature, Short Throw, SLIM and Pro series of projectors.
On April 10, at the Toyota East Japan Technical Skills Academy (Ohira, Miyagi Prefecture), three Toyota Group companies held a ceremony commemorating Toyota's Tohoku ReBORN Project and the official opening of the Academy. Operational cogeneration electric- and heat-producing facilities were also exhibited.
Founded in 2002 by Toyota's North American division to appeal to Generation Y (born from the mid-1970s to the early-2000s) and young (or young-at-heart) consumers in general, Scion has reached its 10th birthday since it launched its first cars into the market, the boxy looking xA hatchback and xB wagon, in 2003.
The technology realizes a power efficiency (from a direct-current voltage to a load via a wireless zone) 20 to 30 points higher than traditional technologies. For example, when a power of about 75W is directly supplied from a direct current power source to a load several tens of centimeters away, it is possible to transmit power with a power efficiency of 70% or higher.