Epson Three New Ic Test Handlers Enable Chip Manufacturers To Greatly Reduce Their Back-end Testing Costs

Epson three new IC Test Handlers enable chip manufacturers to greatly reduce their back-end testing costsSeiko Epson has started accepting orders for three new IC test handlers capable of transferring, testing, and sorting semiconductor chips with high throughput from today. The new models (the NS8160MS, NS8080MS, and NS8080SH) will enable chip manufacturers to greatly reduce their back-end testing costs. The new IC test handlers boast significantly improved performance compared to Epson’s NS-8000 series of IC test handlers.

Epson Portland Promotes Reuse To Improve Quality And Reduce The Environmental Burden

Epson Portland Promotes Reuse to Improve Quality and Reduce the Environmental BurdenWhile many technology companies outsource manufacturing, Epson has a longstanding commitment to monozukuri, which translates as the art and science of manufacturing. Epson strongly believes in creating from the ground-up products that it designed itself, and in refining the techniques and skills developed in manufacturing products to form the basis for the next generation of products. Although the idea of monozukuri developed in Japan, a strong commitment to continuously honing skills is present throughout the entire Epson Group worldwide.

Prince Fumihito Turns 47, Hoping To Reduce Emperor's Workload

Prince Fumihito turns 47, hoping to reduce emperor's workloadPrince Fumihito, second in line to the Chrysanthemum Throne, turned 47 on Nov. 30 and said his father, Emperor Akihito, is steadily recovering from heart bypass surgery.

Fumihito, in a news conference given before his birthday, said that members of the imperial court should always be thinking how they can "alleviate the physical burden" on the emperor, who turns 79 in December.

Walking Aid Can Reduce Load From Body Weight

Walking Aid Can Reduce Load from Body WeightMoritoh is developing POPO, a walking aid that enables walking practice while reducing the load from the user's body weight.

"Until now, there hasn't been a load-reducing walking aid - a device that lets users walk while reducing the load from their body weight. During the last 2-3 years, suspension walking lifts have become commonly used for rehabilitation in Japan.