Lexus Explains Decision To Discontinue Diesel Engines

Lexus Explains Decision to Discontinue Diesel EnginesLexus IS chief engineer Junichi Furuyama on why the IS diesel was discontinued in favor of the new IS 300h hybrid:

“In the beginning of [developing] this product, especially for Europe, the CO2 regulations become severe and severe… so we carefully investigated which direction – diesel or hybrid – had potential for the future. Not so right now but in the future,” Junichi Furuyama said.

Sharp Explains How It Realized 8x More Sensitive Touch Panel

Sharp Explains How It Realized 8x More Sensitive Touch PanelSharp explained the details of its technology that realized a capacitive touch panel having an eight times higher sensitivity (S/N ratio) than before.

The company announced the touch panel Dec 10, 2012, planning to start volume production March 15, 2013.

Sharp Explains How It Realized 8k4k 85-inch Lcd Panel

Sharp Explains How It Realized 8k4k 85-inch LCD PanelSharp explained the technologies used to realize its 7,680 x 4,320-pixel (8k4k) "Super High Vision" 85-inch LCD display at SID 2012, which took place from June 3 to 8, 2012, in Boston, the US (thesis number: 58.1).

The display was announced by Sharp and Japan Broadcasting Corp (NHK) in May 2011 . Its brightness and drive frequency are 300cd/m2 and 60Hz, respectively. It can display 1 billion colors (10 bits for each of red, green and blue (RGB) colors).