CEATEC JAPAN Office Press Release
CEATEC JAPAN 2011 will start tomorrow, October 4th.
The CEATEC JAPAN Organizing Committee is comprised of three organizations - the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA; Chairman Kaoru Yano/Chairman of the Board, NEC Corporation), Communications and Information network Association of Japan (CIAJ: Chairman Fumio Ohtsubo/President, Panasonic Corporation), and Computer Software Association of Japan (CSAJ; Chairman Shigefumi Wada/President, OBIC BUSINESS CONSULTANTS CO., LTD.)- and it is proud to announce the commencement of CEATEC JAPAN 2011, the Cutting-edge IT & Electronics Comprehensive Exhibition, which will be held for a five-day period starting tomorrow October 4th (Tuesday) to October 8th (Saturday) at Makuhari Messe (Mihama-ku, Chiba City).
CEATEC JAPAN's main theme this year is, 'Smart Innovation - Cutting-edge Technologies to Create the Future', and the organizers will also be introducing the promotional slogan of, 'Safe, Secure and Smart Society, Proposed by the IT and Electronics Industries'. Through interesting exhibits and stimulating attractions such as conferences and seminars, CEATEC JAPAN 2011 will showcase to the world new ideas from Japan's IT and electronics industries that will help to create smart and innovative lifestyles, society and businesses.
2011 Exhibition Size
Even in the aftermath of Japan's 3-11 triple disaster, the CEATEC JAPAN Management Office received confirmation of participation at this year's exhibition from a significantly large number of companies. And CEATEC JAPAN 2011 will be held just as it was last year by making use of Halls 1-8 at Makuhari Messe.
There will be a total of 586 companies/organizations (from overseas: 158 companies/ organizations from 18 countries/regions) participating in 2,243 booths at this year's exhibition*. And it is expected that approximately 200,000 people will be visiting CEATEC JAPAN 2011 (a total of 181,417 visitors in 2010).
*2010 exhibition results: 616 companies/organizations (from overseas: 196 companies/organizations from 15 countries/regions) participating in 2,255 booths.
One of the most attention-grabbing exhibits at this year's CEATEC JAPAN will involve the actualization of the promotional message, 'Safe, Secure and Smart Society, Proposed by the IT and Electronics Industries', through demonstrations of the latest products and leading-edge technologies.
Measures to realize a safe and secure Smart Society will be introduced in a casual, easy-to-understand manner by the IT and electronics industries via new energy management systems that help in visualizing power consumption in a households utilizing smartphones and tablet terminals, smart-city planning featuring photovoltaic power generation and reserve cells for home use, and a support package for emergencies using smartphone functions to enhance safety and security.
What's more, an array of innovative products offering the latest technologies such as a 3D head-mount display, eyeglasses-free 3D TV, new TV viewing styles via wireless technology, big-screen 3D video technology, and high-capacity video data transmission for smartphones will all be showcased under one roof.
Special Exhibit: Smart Community Innovation 2011
The Smart Community is garnering attention as a new system for society that provides eco-friendly and comfortable lifestyles through the effective, practical use of power and recyclable energy within the entire community.
This year's CEATEC JAPAN will showcase Smart Community Innovation 2011 as a special exhibit from the sponsors. To realize a safer and more secure Smart Society, a number of proposals by the IT and electronics industries will be introduced via demonstrations and participation booths that will enable visitors to experience firsthand how life in the near future can be enhanced by technologies such as autonomous zero-emission houses that can power the entire household through reserve batteries of recyclable energy and EVs, health and medical equipment services utilizing ICT, and broadcasting services for the information infrastructure during emergencies and disasters.
Newly Established CEATEC AWARD 2011
The all-new CEATEC AWARD 2011 has been established as an evaluation index to recognize superior exhibits and presentations of the many products and services to be exhibited at CEATEC JAPAN 2011.
A distinguished panel of affiliated academic concerns and members of the news media will be presenting awards to selected products and technologies at CEATEC JAPAN 2011. Through these awards, it is hoped that the award-winning products and services will appeal to the world how Japan is striving to create more prosperous lifestyles through the development of a Smart Society. It is also hoped that the widespread distribution of news about these awards both domestically and overseas will contribute to the revitalization of the Japanese economy.
Special Invitational Day: Tuesday, October 4th, 10:00 - 17:00
A Special Invitational Day has been established to provide the media, guests, exhibitor executives, and visitors holding special invitations with an excellent opportunity to engage in effective networking and information exchanges.
Conferences playing an important role for the diffusion of information at CEATEC JAPAN 2011 will be conducted throughout the show beginning with Keynote Speeches and Guest Speeches by the industry and opinion leaders. There will also be Exhibitor Seminars conducted by exhibitors for a total of 130 conferences between October 4th and 8th.
Free Admission Day, Saturday, October 8th, 10:00 - 17:00
CEATEC JAPAN 2011 has established a Free Admission Day for general visitors, students who will be leading the way for the next generation, and business people unable to visit the show on weekdays.
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