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Special Feature
Newsletter "SEI WORLD" Vol. 459

2016 International CES

In January 2015, the Sumitomo Electric Group exhibited its products for the first time at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Next January, The Group will be attending the exhibition for the second time. Please be introduced to Sumitomo Electric's booth for CES 2016.

What is CES?

CES is the largest tradeshow in the sector of home electronics held every year in January in Las Vegas in the United States. For more than forty years, the show has been held for exhibitors to announce their latest information and innovative next-generation technologies. More than 170,000 people from about 150 countries visited this year’s CES 2015. The venue featured over 3,600 booths presenting numerous novel products, including IoT* and wearable devices.

At CES 2016, the Sumitomo Electric Group will participate in the Smart Home category, showcasing the Group's strengths in mobility, energy and communications technologies, along with products that combine these to contribute to present and future environments and society.

*IoT: The Internet of Things is the network of various everyday devices, including computers and cellular phones, connected to the Internet. Using interactive communications of home electronics and other equipment, IoT enables the user to view, measure and control them remotely.

Product information

Under the concept of "We connect everything" at home, in local communities and in society, the Sumitomo Electric Group will introduce its many products designed for society and the environment.

Sumitomo Electric's products are used everywhere in a house. Smart Home

(1) Electronics

Full-color laser module

Full-color laser module

Sumitomo Electric has developed the world's smallest full-color laser module [6 (H) × 13 (W) × 11 (D) mm] comprising red, green and blue semiconductor lasers. This new module product is based on the Company's experience in materials and component mounting technologies. Its stable optical and electrical characteristics make the module suitable for a variety of applications, such as illumination, small projectors and various sensors. At the tradeshow, Sumitomo Electric will demonstrate an illumination system incorporating this full color module.

(2) Infocommunications

OSGi standards-based services gateway

OSGi standards-based services gateway

The term "services gateway" refers to equipment that connects home networks to various cloud services, in compliance with the OSGi (formerly known as the Open Services Gateway initiative) specification. A single piece of this equipment makes management of the power supply and demand visible and controls various services such as security and health care in homes, offices and stores. Sumitomo Electric will exhibit its services gateway at the tradeshow for visitors, featuring a demonstration of practical connections of different sensors and electric appliances.

(3) Environment and Energy


In the exhibit category of Smart Home, Sumitomo Electric will display panels that portray Smart Home-related products and technologies of the Sumitomo Electric Group used to implement energy infrastructure.

In recent years, factories, offices and other heavy power consumers have been increasingly using distributed power systems incorporating renewable energy to help create an energy-efficient society. Sumitomo Electric's products shown on panels at the venue will include the sEMSA™ energy management system, which enables optimal use of power from a system of varied distributed power sources including renewable energy to ensure efficient use of energy, reduced environmental burdens, and minimized costs.

Booth Highlights

Yuko Agano
Yuko Agano
Chun Zhang
Chun Zhang

Sumitomo Electric's exhibits are being prepared by Innovation Core SEI, Inc., a company in the Sumitomo Electric Group. Company personnel working on preparations at the tradeshow location describe the highlights of Sumitomo Electric's booth.

Under the concept of "We connect everything," Sumitomo Electric Group’s booth will demonstrate how the Group's products provide the foundation of people's lives. Visitors will also be allowed to pick up some of the Group's products to experience first-hand our leading-edge technologies. We hope that visitors will sense the overall strengths of the Sumitomo Electric Group in spanning various business fields. The Group's booth is a "must visit" spot for people going to CES.

About Sumitomo Electric's Exhibits

January 6-9, 2016
Sands Expo & Convention Center, Las Vegas, NV, United States
Booth No.
#71120, Level 2, Sands Expo, Tech West zone
Smart Home
CES official site

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