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Nagoya Denki Kogyosho founded by Kiyoshi HATTORI. Began repair and sale of electric equipment in Tsubaki-cho, Nakamura Ward, Nagoya City.
Established Nagoya Denki Shoji Co, Ltd. in Sotetsumachi, Nakamura Ward, Nagoya City (1-chome and 2-chome, Ekiminami, Nakamura Ward, Nagoya City), and began sale of general-purpose electrical components and power distribution electrical equipment.
Absorbed Nagoya Hen’atsuki Seisakusho Co., Ltd. in order to expand operations. Changed trade name to Nagoya Electric Works Co., Ltd. Relocated headquarters to Yokoboricho, Nakagawa Ward, Nagoya City. Began production of control equipment, and simultaneously established a production plant for power distribution equipment.
Used telephone lines owned by the Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Public Corporation (currently NTT) for communication purposes other than telephone calls for the first time in Japan. Invented and developed a remotely-operated system to light up letters composed of light bulbs. Delivered the first ever electric information board (electric bulletin board and road information board) to the Gifu National Road Construction Office, Ministry of Construction (currently Gifu National Road Office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport). The board, which was Japan’s first ever remotely-controlled electric information board, informed drivers prior to entering Sekigahara that National Route 21 through Sekigahara had closed due to excessive snowfall in order to prevent traffic congestion. (Started ITS information equipment-related business.)
Developed vehicle-mounted signage equipment that made use of printed sheets of information that were rolled up to alter the display. Delivered this technology to the Nagoya Administration Bureau, Japan Highway Public Corporation (currently the Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited).
All Tomei Expressway lanes opened. Installed electric information boards (electric bulletin boards) between Tokyo IC and Numazu IC as well as between Mikkabi IC and Komaki IC.
Invented and developed caption-variable signage (internally illuminated), a type of road sign that displays different information at different times. Proposed this technology to the National Police Agency, which then adopted it. The technology was first installed in Kagurazaka, Shinjuku Ward, and then spread nationwide.
Established technical research institute.
Developed parking meters at the Company’s technical research institute that incorporate lasers into vehicle detection sensors. Delivered this technology to the National Police Agency in April of the following year, and installed the equipment on Namiki-dori Street in Ginza.
Invented and developed road closing equipment. Installed the first model on National Route 41 in Kami-aso, Hichiso Village.
Developed a dam discharge warning system that makes use of road information board (electric bulletin board) systems. Delivered the first model to the Tenryu River Dam Integrated Control Office, Ministry of Construction. Installed at Miwa Dam, Nagano Prefecture.
Invented and developed pedestrian traffic signals for the sight-impaired (commonly referred to as “bird tweets” after the sound made when in operation). Conducted test installation at the Aichi Prefectural Police Headquarters. Announced the technology at a nationwide joint meeting of sight-impaired citizens.
Developed a suspension-type traffic signal, and delivered this to the Aichi Prefectural Police Headquarters. Installed at Akamon Intersection in Osu after first conducting a test installation.
Opened Miwa Plant (current company headquarters) in Miwa Town, Ama District, Aichi Prefecture (currently Ama City, Aichi Prefecture) in order to strengthen production capabilities.
Delivered Japan’s first ever LED display boards (electric bulletin board) to the Meihan Expressway Construction Office, Ministry of Construction. These were installed as temperature display boards to inform drivers of black ice, etc. during winter.
Developed and began installation of LED road information boards (electric bulletin boards) in which incandescent lamps were replaced with LED lights.
Invented, developed and began sale of the soldered visual inspection device NLB-1500, the first such equipment in the world to make use of laser beams. (Started FA inspection equipment company-related business.)
Invented and developed an image processing-based parking status recognition system capable of accepting video data and using a neural network to estimate parking lot-wide congestion status from incomplete parking status information. Delivered and installed this in the Ashigara Service Area on the Tomei Expressway operated by the Japan Highway Public Corporation (currently the Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited).
Established the subsidiary Nihon Shasai Hyoshiki Co, Ltd. in order to strengthen sales of signage vehicles, etc. (later called Infomex Co., Ltd. and currently the IX Promotion Department).
Developed information provision equipment for Roadside Stations. Delivered this technology to the Shizuoka National Road Construction Office, Ministry of Construction. Installed at Roadside Station Fuji.
Developed NACOVI (indoor-type), LED-based full-color display equipment.
Change the name of the general research institute that developed from the technical research institute to the Optoelectronics Division (currently the FA Inspection Equipment Company).
Acquired ISO9001 certification in the Optoelectronics Division (currently the FA Inspection Equipment Company).
Developed NACOVI (outdoor-type), LED-based full-color display equipment. Delivered this technology to the Nagano National Road Construction Office, Ministry of Construction, and installed it at the Akanuma Information Station. (Photograph: Kamigo Service Area.)
Developed and began sale of the X-ray-based automated inspection device NLX-2500.
Acquired ISO9001 certification in the Information Equipment Department (currently the ITS Information Equipment Division).
Developed an image processing-based road surface condition detection system that makes use of cameras, etc. to distinguish between five types of road conditions: Dry, wet, watery ice, crunchy ice and compacted snow. Delivered this technology to the Nagano National Road Construction Office, Ministry of Construction (currently the Nagano National Road Office, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism).
Listed on the second section of the Nagoya Stock Exchange.
Developed and began sale of soldered visual inspection equipment that makes use of image processing.
Acquired ISO14001 certification in the Optoelectronics Department (currently the FA Inspection Equipment Company).
Acquired ISO14001 certification in the Information Equipment Department (currently the ITS Information Equipment Division).
Developed multi-colored shape information boards, and delivered these to the Kakegawa Test Track for the Shin-Tomei Expressway operated by Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited.
Developed NVI-FZ, a new type of soldered visual inspection equipment.
Developed hybrid LED information boards installed with solar panels, and delivered these to Shiga Prefecture.
Established liaison offices in Wuxi and Shenzhen as footholds in developing sales and service hubs in China.
Jointly developed the speed sense control system BLINKSs* (awareness-raising board and photo-reactive driving support light system) as a new-generation information provision method together with Central Nippon Expressway Company Limited. Installed on Shin-Tomei Expressway.
Developed and began sale of NXI-3300, a new type of X-ray inspection equipment.
Won the Toyota Technology & Development Award for development of camera array-based image inspection equipment.
Absorbed Infomex Co., Ltd. as a wholly-owned subsidiary.
Began sale of LED lighting and diffused light-type alarm lamps.
Established Zero-Sum ITS Solutions India Private Limited, a joint venture aimed at providing expressway traffic system-related services in Bengaluru, Karnataka State, India, via joint contribution with Zero-Sum Ltd.
Entered into a capital business collaboration agreement with Daiichi Jitsugyo Co., Ltd. regarding inspection equipment business. Acquired the inspection equipment business department of Daiichi Mecha-tech Corporation, a subsidiary of Daiichi Jitsugyo Co., Ltd.
Entered into a business transfer agreement with Anritsu Networks Co., Ltd., Anritsu Corporation, regarding main controllers for equipment displaying road and river information.
Entered into a capital business collaboration agreement with Nippon Signal Co., Ltd. regarding information equipment.
Acquired shares in Conlux Matsumoto Co., Ltd. and acquired the company as a subsidiary.
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