Kyocera Announces Industry's First 3-kilowatt Solid-oxide Fuel Cell In The Market

Kyocera announces industry's first 3-kilowatt solid-oxide fuel cell in the market - FareastgizmosKyocera today announced the launch of the industry's first 3-kilowatt solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) cogeneration system for institutional applications. The system, utilizes Kyocera's proprietary ceramic technologies to deliver 52% generation efficiency — the highest of any comparable SOFC system currently on the market and an overall efficiency of 90% with exhaust heat recovery. The new SOFC system achieves a 3kW power rating by incorporating four of Kyocera's small and highly efficient 700W cell stacks.

In addition to effectively generating energy by using these cell stacks, the system design enables the use of exhaust heat from the power generation process to heat water. These characteristics make the system well-suited for retail establishments and other commercial enterprises, including small restaurants. The system is capable of adjusting power generation in proportion to demand. In addition to providing a steady 3kW of power, the system can be used as a demand-regulated power supply. The system will be available from this month in Japan.

Kyocera Announces New Washable Rafre Smartphone Resistance To Foaming Body Soap

Kyocera announces new washable rafre smartphone resistance to foaming body soap with special cooking appKyocera today announced the release of the new rafre smartphone KYV40 for Japanese service provider KDDI. The new rafre smartphone is a successor to the orignal DIGNO rafre, launched in December 2015. At the time of launch DIGNO rafre was the world’s first hand-soap-washable smartphone. In addition to resistance against foaming hand soap, the second-generation model possesses resistance to foaming body soap.

Kyocera Duraforce Pro With Sapphire Shield Goes Official At Verizon

Kyocera DuraForce Pro with Sapphire Shield Goes Official at VerizonAs expected, Verizon added the Kyocera DuraForce Pro ultra-rugged smartphone to its portfolio. This is the third major carrier in the United States that starts selling the handset after AT&T and Sprint.
A fourth carrier, T-Mobile, is expected to launch the DuraForce Pro by the end of the year, but an exact release date hasn't been confirmed yet.

Kyocera’s Kyoto Opal Enriches Yamaha Xeno’s 20th Anniversary Limited Edition Trombone

Kyocera’s Kyoto Opal enriches Yamaha Xeno’s 20th anniversary limited edition TromboneKyocera’s proprietary Kyoto Opal is featured in a limited edition trombone offered by Yamaha. The synthetic opal material, showcasing unique radiance, is utilized in the counter-weight and thumb trigger — adding a luxurious feel to the trombone’s design which appropriately fits with the product concept as a special edition (YSL-882O20TH) marking the 20th anniversary of Yamaha’s Xeno series.

Kyocera Hydro View Lands At Cricket Wireless On January 8

Kyocera Hydro View Lands at Cricket Wireless on January 8Kyocera and US-based carrier Cricket have just announced the upcoming availability of Hydro View, an affordable Android smartphone.
According to Cricket, Kyocera Hydro View will be available for purchase on January 8 for just $80 outright (no contract required). It will go on sale both online and at brick and mortar stores.

Kyocera Japanese Smartphone That Can Be Washed With Soap & Water

Kyocera Japanese Smartphone That Can Be Washed With Soap & WaterThere are plenty of water-resistant smartphones out there. However the general idea behind these phones isn’t so much that you should go swimming or bathing with it, but rather if it does get wet, you don’t have to worry about it getting spoilt. That being said it turns out over in Japan, they are taking water-resistant phones to a whole new level.

Kyocera Duraforce Xd To Be Launched Via At&t

Kyocera DuraForce XD to be launched via AT&TIf you’re after a durable smartphone that probably won’t cost a bomb, you might be interested to learn that AT&T has recently announced their plans to carry the Kyocera DuraForce XD. However in terms of pricing and availability, AT&T has yet to confirm those details but expects to share them in the coming weeks.

Ceatec 2015 : Kyocera Torque G02

CEATEC 2015 : Kyocera Torque G02 Kyocera, being a name where rugged handsets have always had a close affinity with, pushes the existing boundaries even further this time around with the parading of their Kyocera Torque G02 smartphone which was announced earlier this May.

Kyocera Testing Haptic Feedback For Its Mobile Devices

Kyocera Testing Haptic Feedback For Its Mobile DevicesIn the US, Kyocera might not be a name that comes up very frequently, and when it does it seems to be for rugged devices aimed at more active users rather than the general public. That being said, it would seem that the company is exploring ideas of bringing haptic feedback onto mobile devices, thanks to a recently discovered patent.

Misawa, Kyocera To Test House Powered Only By Solar Electricity

Misawa, Kyocera to Test House Powered Only by Solar ElectricityMisawa Homes Co Ltd, Misawa Homes Institute of Research and Development Co Ltd (MHIRD) (Suginami-ku, Tokyo) and Kyocera Corp announced Sept 24, 2015, that they will start to jointly conduct a verification test of an "energy self-consumption house," which preferentially uses electricity generated in house, by using a model house built in Nara Prefecture in October 2015.