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July 04, 2015 4:52 AM ET

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Company Overview of Casio America, Inc.

Company Overview

Casio America, Inc. manufactures and markets consumer electronics products in the United States. The company offers calculators, keyboards, digital cameras, mobile presentation devices, disc title and label printers, watches, cash registers, graphing scientific calculators, and electronic musical instruments. It also provides DJ products, such as XW-DJ1 DJ controllers and XW-PD1 groove centers for dance music fans to create, mix, and play or produce their favorite tracks. The company was formerly known as Casio, Inc. and changed its name to Casio America, Inc. in August 2007. The company was founded in 1957 and is based in Dover, New Jersey. Casio America, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Ca...

570 Mount Pleasant Avenue

Dover, NJ 07801

United States

Founded in 1957

Phone:

973-361-5400

Fax:

973-537-8964

Key Executives for Casio America, Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer and President of Casio Group
Age: 86
Managing Director
Managing Director
Senior Managing Director
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Casio America, Inc. Key Developments

Casio America, Inc. Introduces the EcoLite XJ-V1

Casio America, Inc. recent introduction, the EcoLite XJ-V1. The XJ-V1 utilizes a close range 1.1x manual zoom lens and provides educators and business professionals with the ability to enjoy Casio's LampFree® benefits in a budget-friendly package. This new model, along with Casio's full portfolio of LampFree® projectors, will be on display at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL. Lower Total Cost of Ownership: The EcoLite XJ-V1 is designed to be a reliable and low total cost of operation solution in demanding environments such as education, business and government applications. Projectors powered by Casio's LASER & LED Hybrid Light Source and DLP® Projection Technology can consume half the power per unit than traditional lamp-based projectors and eliminate the need to replace expensive and hazardous mercury lamps, which makes Casio's projectors more cost effective and safer for the environment. The LampFree® light source combines a laser, fluorescent element and LEDs to generate high brightness and a 20,000 hour estimated lifespan with minimal brightness degradation and continuous operation. Power consumption with the brightest setting is only 180 watts and eco modes can reduce power consumption up to 50%. In addition to the long life and LampFree® Light Source, the EcoLite cabinet has a unique dust resistant structure with three separate cooling blocks. By isolating and tightly shielding the primary light source, dust intrusion is reduced, thus ensuring worry-free performance in any environment. Expanding Projector Lineup: Casio's newest LampFree® projector is the EcoLite XJ-V1 which features a throw ratio of 1.54-1.7: 1, produces 2,700 lumens of brightness, and boasts XGA (1024 x 768) resolution that is suitable for displaying content from video and computer sources. The EcoLite features inputs for RGB and HDMI and includes a variable audio output for external audio. The XJ-V1 comes with a standard three year parts and labor warranty plus a five year or 10,000 hour warranty on the Hybrid Laser & LED light source. It is currently available through Casio's National Pro AV dealer network and authorized distributors.

Casio America, Inc. Launches New Privia PX-160 Digital Piano

Casio America, Inc. introduced the latest addition to its well-known Privia line of digital pianos the PX-160. The new Privia digital piano features new tones and enhanced performance capabilities, all in a refreshed design. As the successor to the popular Privia PX-150, this 88-key digital piano has an elegant style and includes a redesigned dual 8W speaker system. The speaker system is open to the front, but also ported to the back, which provides remarkable sound projected towards the audience. The Privia PX-160 even features left and right 1/4 audio outputs, which makes it easy for musicians to connect to other devices for external amplification or recording purposes. Casio's Privia PX-160 comes equipped with Casio's acclaimed AiR technology, which redefines the digital piano experience with more of an expressive and powerful performance quality. The new multi-dimensional AiR sound generation included in the PX-160 features the sound of a 9-foot concert grand at four dynamic levels. The Privia PX-160 also provides newly developed string ensemble and electric piano tones derived from Casio's PX-5S stage piano. In addition, the PX-160 utilizes Casio's remarkable Tri-Sensor Scaled Hammer Action II keyboard which features simulated ebony and ivory-textured keys for an incredible feel. Other enhancements of the Privia PX-160 include the following: Dual headphone jacks on the front panel of the keyboard, 128 notes of polyphony, 18 authentic piano tones, split and layer capability, duet mode, USB port and Two-track recorder.

Casio Expands EDIFICE Timepiece Collection with Two New Models

Casio America, Inc. announced the introduction of two new models to its line of EDIFICE analog watches. Designed with business travelers in mind, the analog-style EQB-510 and analog-digital style ECB-500 feature multi-dimensional, high-contrast watch faces with dual dial world time in a 12-hour format that enable the wearer to read the time in two cities at a glance, while also offering advanced technological functions such as smartphone connectivity. Mobile Link Technology: The EQB-510 and ECB-500 can both connect to a smartphone [4] with just one push of a button through Casio's Mobile Link Technology. By downloading the CASIO WATCH+ app and connecting to a compatible smartphone via Bluetooth SMART, the watch can access the correct time in its current location and for over 300 cities worldwide, even correcting for Daylight Saving Time if needed. Users also have the capability to swap the specified home time and world time with the press of a button, as well as correct alarms and other time settings. Additionally, the phone finder function causes the user's phone to emit a sound to help find its location, even if the phone is on silent. Tough Solar Power: Water resistant up to 100 meters, the new EDIFICE timepieces feature Casio'sTough Solar Power which eliminates the need for battery changes. After a full-charge and without further exposure to light, the EQB-510 has a battery life of approximately 34 months, while the ECB-500 has a battery life of approximately 33 months. The timepieces also have a special power save feature that enables them to power down when not exposed to light for a certain period of time, thus conserving energy. The eco-friendly, solar battery-powered timepieces can be charged even in low or fluorescent light. in June for an MSRP of $300.

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