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Yamaha Motor and Tier IV Establish JV for autonomous transportation service

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 2:00am

Yamaha Motor and Tier IV, which have jointly developed autonomous transportation serviceson a pilot basis, started to trial services on production lines this month at Yamaha Motor's Hamakita Plant in Hamamatsu, as a step toward creating a smart factory.

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  • Yamaha Motor and Tier IV, which have jointly developed autonomous transportation serviceson a pilot basis, started to trial services on production lines this month at Yamaha Motor's Hamakita Plant in Hamamatsu, as a step toward creating a smart factory.
  • Now, eve autonomy is taking over this pilot trial from its parent companies to provide the autonomous transportation service to Yamaha Motor manufacturing plants in Japan and overseas.
  • Makoto Shimamoto, Yamaha Motor Director and Mobility Technology Division General Manager, said, "eve autonomy will provide an autonomous transportation service for extra-efficient labor-saving production.
  • Shinpei Kato, Tier IV Founder and CTO said, "This collaboration between a leading Japanese company like Yamaha Motor and a deep-tech startup like Tier IV will be highly competitive on the global stage.

SPIE Photonics West 2020 Heralds the Benefits of Optics and Photonics Industry, Research

Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 4:10pm

View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200213005621/en/

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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200213005621/en/
    ALL IN: SPIE Photonics West 2020 exhibition opens for business.
  • Hamamatsu Photonics considered Photonics West 2020 a great success, said Hamamatsu Vice President of Marketing Earl Hergert.
  • Photonics West is the premier photonics show in the world, and the biggest source of our new opportunities.
  • The robustness and resiliency of the global photonics community shone through at Photonics West, said SPIE Senior Director of Global Business Development Andrew Brown.

Yamaha Fine Technologies Unveils Micro Prober MP Series "MP502/MP502-A" Brand New High-frequency Characteristics Measurement System

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 6:00am

HAMAMATSU, Japan, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Yamaha Fine Technologies Co., Ltd. (HQ: 283 Aoya-cho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu; CEO: Yasuhiro Nakada) has developed the Micro Prober MP series of measurements systems capable of continuously inspecting the high-frequency characteristics of circuit boards with high speed and high precision.

Key Points: 
  • HAMAMATSU, Japan, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Yamaha Fine Technologies Co., Ltd. (HQ: 283 Aoya-cho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu; CEO: Yasuhiro Nakada) has developed the Micro Prober MP series of measurements systems capable of continuously inspecting the high-frequency characteristics of circuit boards with high speed and high precision.
  • The first products of the series, MP502 and MP502-A, were released on Friday, October 18.
  • Until now, inspections of frequency characteristics have been conducted using sample inspections of test coupons.
  • This enables inspections of actual products that were formerly problematic, and measurement of all relevant mass-produced products.

Yamaha Fine Technologies Unveils Micro Prober MP Series "MP502/MP502-A" Brand New High-frequency Characteristics Measurement System

Friday, October 18, 2019 - 6:00am

HAMAMATSU, Japan, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Yamaha Fine Technologies Co., Ltd. (HQ: 283 Aoya-cho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu; CEO: Yasuhiro Nakada) has developed the Micro Prober MP series of measurements systems capable of continuously inspecting the high-frequency characteristics of circuit boards with high speed and high precision.

Key Points: 
  • HAMAMATSU, Japan, Oct. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Yamaha Fine Technologies Co., Ltd. (HQ: 283 Aoya-cho, Minami-ku, Hamamatsu; CEO: Yasuhiro Nakada) has developed the Micro Prober MP series of measurements systems capable of continuously inspecting the high-frequency characteristics of circuit boards with high speed and high precision.
  • The first products of the series, MP502 and MP502-A, were released on Friday, October 18.
  • Until now, inspections of frequency characteristics have been conducted using sample inspections of test coupons.
  • This enables inspections of actual products that were formerly problematic, and measurement of all relevant mass-produced products.