FUJITSU TEN Establishes a New R&D Facility in Silicon Valley

  FUJITSU TEN Establishes a New R&D Facility in Silicon Valley

   - In line with FUJITSU TEN's strategy of stepping up development of the
telematics market, the new facility will be working to speed up development of
                  cutting-edge in-car devices and services -

Business Wire

KOBE, Japan -- December 11, 2012

FUJITSU TEN LIMITED. (Head office: Kobe City, Hyogo, President &
Representative Director: Takashi Shigematsu, Capital: ¥5.3 billion) is
announcing that its U.S. subsidiary FUJITSU TEN Corp. of America opened a new
R&D facility – Silicon Valley Creative Square (SCS) - in Sunnyvale,
California, in Silicon Valley, on November 1, 2012.

  *Undertaking R&D operations (including prototype development) in the
    world's key leading IT market
    Using telematics to create new markets, and develop new products and

SCS has been established in Sunnyvale, California, in the heart of Silicon
Valley, where many of the world's leading hi-tech corporations are located.
SCS will be carrying out advanced technology related surveys, discoveries and
research in North America, which is the global leading IT market. SCS will
also be developing prototypes for connected systems (in-car devices and
services) as part of collaborative projects with other FUJITSU Group companies
and in alliances with external partner companies.

The establishment of SCS will help the FUJITSU TEN Group to create new
products and services that take advantage of the latest trends in this key
leading market; FUJITSU TEN is positioning SCS as an important contributor to
its growth strategy for developing the telematics business, and for providing
drivers with real-time traffic and vehicle information.

< Silicon Valley Creative Square - Profile >
Name            FUJITSU TEN CORP. OF AMERICA Silicon Valley Creative Square
Address          1250 East Arques Avenue, M/S 338, Sunnyvale, CA, 94085-4701,
Established      November 1, 2012
                 • Connected systems (services and in-car devices) research
Business Areas  and prototype planning/development

                 • Alliance promotion


FUJITSU TEN LIMITED (Headquarters/Kobe, Hyogo prefecture, Japan; Capital/5.3
billion yen), established in 1972 with investment from FUJITSU LIMITED, TOYOTA
MOTOR CORPORATION, and DENSO CORPORATION, is a leading manufacturer of
automotive electronic equipment. It is a globally-recognized manufacturer of
car navigation and audio systems, ECU for engine and airbag control, and
mobile communication equipment. Consolidated sales totaled 249 billion yen
(US$3.11 billion) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2012.
FUJITSU TEN is involved in the development of systems that use sensor
technologies such as cameras and millimeter wave radar to detect obstacles
near automobiles. It is expanding its business globally by fulfilling orders
for genuine products for Toyota and other automobile manufactures both
domestically and overseas.
For more information, see
FUJITSU TEN official site
FUJITSU TEN facebook


[Inquiries from the press]
Kohsuke Tarui/Takehiko Harima, +81-78-682-2170
Corporate Communications Dept.
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