January 31, 2015 2:31 PM ET


Company Overview of Sharp Electronics Corporation

Company Overview

Sharp Electronics Corporation markets and sells electronic products and solutions for individuals, families, and corporate teams in the United States. The company offers television (TV) and audio products, such as light-emitting diode TVs, hi-res wireless audio products, sound bars, and sound systems; appliances, including countertop microwaves, microwave drawers, over-the-range microwaves, and air purifiers; and mobile phones. It also offers business products, such as document systems; presentation products that include professional LCD monitors and professional projectors; point of sale systems and electronic cash registers; commercial microwaves; and calculators. Sharp Electronics Corpora...

Sharp Plaza

Mahwah, NJ 07495-1163

United States

Founded in 1962





Key Executives for Sharp Electronics Corporation

President and Director
Chief Strategy Officer and Senior Vice President
Senior Executive Vice President
Vice President of Solar Energy Solutions Group and General Manager -solar Systems Division
Age: 66
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Sharp Electronics Corporation Key Developments

Sharp Unveils the Innovations in Display Technology at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas

Sharp unveiled the innovations in display technology at the 2015 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas including smart phones, tablets, commercial displays, in car displays and televisions. Sharp announced breakthrough technologies that power the industry's high resolution television available in 2015, the frameless smartphone AQUOS Crystal, the first specd 85 8K LCD and 4K Ultra HD LCD commercial display. Additionally, Sharp's LCD technology takes a new form, allowing displays of virtually any shape to be integrated into consumer products. In 2015 Sharp will offer consumers the high resolution TV, the AQUOS Beyond 4K UHD TV. To create this revolutionary TV, Sharp has applied proprietary pixel-splitting and Quattron technologies, which result in 66 million subpixels 42 million more than standard 4K. With more subpixels, this TV delivers 167% greater resolution than traditional 4K UHD and begins to approach 8K. This television also produces more color than any other television Sharp has ever produced and stunning high contrast. Alongside the AQUOS Beyond 4K UHD TV, Sharp is offering high resolution in-home television options for every consumer by quadrupling the number of televisions in the AQUOS 4K UHD line-up from 43 to 80 Class, including five new screen sizes. There will be three new series of Sharp AQUOS 4K Ultra HD TVs, the UE, UB and UH series, all offering cutting-edge picture technologies, amazing detail, modern design and consistent color. The UB and UH series will be equipped with Sharp's redesigned SmartCentral, SmartCentral 4.0 on the Android 1 TV platform. Android TV opens the door to a truly smart experience and to the vast variety of TV optimized apps available on Google Play.

Sharp Electronics Corporation Introduces SmartStorage Energy Management Solution

Sharp Electronics Corporation announced the launch of its SmartStorage energy solution, which is immediately available throughout California and will be expanded to other states in the second half of 2014. SmartStorage is a unique energy storage solution, which can dramatically cut utility demand charges for commercial and industrial buildings. It was developed in the U.S. at Camas, Wash.-based Sharp Laboratories of America. SmartStorage keeps a large amount of electric energy stored in reserve, which it selectively releases in order to limit a facility's electricity demand. The system employs sophisticated, predictive controls to manage the release of this energy, resulting in high performance, high system efficiency and world-class reliability. Sharp's confidence in its product is reflected in its innovative performance guarantee, made available following a review of a commercial customer's historical load profile. SmartStorage operates effectively either as a stand-alone solution or when deployed together with a solar electric installation.

Straight Path IP Group Inc. Sharp Corp. and Sharp Electronics Corp. to Settle Patent Spat

Straight Path IP Group Inc. entered into a confidential settlement and patent license agreement with Sharp Corp. and Sharp Electronics Corp. Straight Path IP Group on Jan. 22 filed a motion in the International Trade Commission to terminate the \investigation based on its patent complaint with respect to Sharp and Sharp Electronics.

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