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Sharp, sharper, Shin White

The ceramic knives in the new Shin White range by KYOCERA are polished by hand following age-old traditions

Kyoto/London − The Japanese technology company Kyocera is renowned for its fantastic quality ceramic knives. Razor-sharp blades and excellent cutting stability have won the company many admirers over the last 30 years. Now the company is presenting its latest innovation for the European market - the Shin White collection. The unique features of this knife collection are the tactile and ergonomically formed handles, as well as hand-polished, incredibly sharp ceramic blades. The timeless and elegant design of the ergonomically designed elastomer handle is impressively light, making cutting easier and safer. The collection, consisting of seven different knife sizes from 7 cm to 18 cm, will be available in retail outlets from June. The recommended retail prices for these knives ranges between €39.00 and €99.00.

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High tech meets the perfect steak: KYOCERA presents steak knives with sharp and long-lasting ceramic blades

Incomparably sharp, uniquely light, rust-proof and easy to clean: the new KYOCERA steak knives with blades made from Zirconia ceramic are an outstanding alternative for all steak-lovers compared to conventional knives with metal blades.

Kyoto/London − For meat-lovers, there’s nothing better than a perfectly grilled, tender and juicy steak. In order to maintain perfection and maximal enjoyment from the preparation right through to dining, steak-fans need the right knife to cut steaks cooked to any level. That’s because the role a good knife plays in enjoying a great steak should not be underestimated: only a truly sharp knife enables clean and effortless cuts, without allowing fibres to emerge at the point of cutting on medium-rare steaks.

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KYOCERA designs and manufactures new ultra-small robust ceramic UHF RFID Tag to trace surgical instruments for the Medical Market

Kyocera’s ultra-high frequency (UHF) RFID transponders are applicable on metal and - due to their ceramic packages - suitable for sterilization processes of surgical instruments in hospitals involving high temperatures, humidity and chemical exposure.

Kyoto/London - Kyocera offers small and robust UHF RFID tags consisting of ceramic packages with a proprietary multilayer structure including a built-in RFID antenna that can increase the read range up to 2X as compared with conventional tags of the same size. In addition, Kyocera has successfully developed a new ultra-small tag with a size of 5 x 2 x 1.5 mm, meaning a further reduction in the tag volume of almost 50 % when compared to the tag with a size of 3 x 6 x 1.7 mm.

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KYOCERA to Participate in Japan’s Virtual Power Plant Project to Improve Energy Management

New program tests remote management of changing consumer energy demands, aims to find best use of surplus electricity before end of Feed-In-Tariff in 2019

Kyoto/London – Kyocera announced that it has been registered with the Sustainable open Innovation Initiative (SII) as a resource aggregator*1 for a new program to help control energy resources among Japanese consumers. This latest test project runs until February 2019, plans to expand the coverage area to Tohoku and Hokkaido and is designed to test the flexible response to changing energy supply and demand. Part of a larger program to test a Virtual Power Plant (VPP) utilizing consumer renewable energy resources, Kyocera has been involved in the government project implemented by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) since 2014 with the goal of realizing a low-carbon society with low-cost, non-fossil fuel energy that does not produce CO2. Japan seeks to have renewable sources account for 22-24 percent of all electrical power generation by 2030.

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Announcement of the 2018 Kyoto Prize Laureates

Neuroscientist, Mathematician, Artist

Kyoto/London – The Inamori Foundation is pleased to announce the laureates of the 2018 Kyoto Prize, an international award presented to individuals who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural, and spiritual betterment of humankind. The Kyoto Prize Presentation Ceremony will be held in Kyoto, Japan on November 10.

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