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D-22 Mobile Technology/Wireless Power Supply

Wireless charging for smartphones: The latest developments in wireless power supplies and non-contact charging

Nov 1(Thu.) 14:30 - 17:00
Conference Center 3F

New technologies are being development, and standardization is accelerating in the wireless power supply field. In addition to the Qi standard, capable of pumping up to 5W of power through a non-contact link, new power supply systems supporting 10 to 15W are appearing to charge iPads and other tablets. Introduces the latest technologies for non-contact wireless charging of mobile phones.

Details / Speakers

NTT DoCoMo's "Non-Contact Autocharge" Smartphones

NTT DOCOMO Hiroyuki Yoshida


Director, Product department

Hiroyuki Yoshida

The speaker will discuss the background to the promotion of non-contact charging devices, available products, and future strategies, including an aggressive deployment strategy for shops and facilities offering non-contact charging outdoors. He will also discuss future potential for the technology.

The author first worked at NTT's Mobile Communications Division, the predecessor of NTT DoCoMo, handling wireless network monitoring and control system development, planning for pocket pager and i-Mode content business, and more recently DoCoMo products including "PRIME" and "with" series handsets.
He utilizes his broad experience in systems, services and handsets to pioneer new visions of the future. His hobbies include driving and watching movies.

Efforts for Development and Spread of Non-Contact Recharging System (Qi Standard)

Energy Company, SANYO Electric Co., Ltd Energy Company of Panasonic Group Masato Sano

Energy Company, SANYO Electric Co., Ltd Energy Company of Panasonic Group

Director, Charging System Business Unit

Masato Sano

With establishment of the WPC (Wireless Power Consortium) and appearance of an international standard (Qi standard) for electromagnetic guidance methods as background, we explain the state of global efforts and the future outlook, and about a representative charging method for the Qi standard, and its characteristics. We introduce our company's development of both a transmitter (charging pad) and receiver (mobile device), for Qi standard-compatible products deployed under our own brand and under the NTT Docomo "Just Set It Down and Charge" brand. Also introduce efforts for spreading an infrastructure environment that enables charging "anytime, anywhere" while out and about, and not just in the home or office.

In 1985, joined Sanyo Electric. In 2007, manager of Battery Application Product Division, Technology Department, and in 2011, manager of Recharging Systems Division, Technology Department, up to the present

Wireless Power By Qualcomm

Qualcomm Japan Inc. Kazuhito Ishida

Qualcomm Japan Inc.

Director, Technical Standards.

Kazuhito Ishida

This presentaiton outlines the latest Wireelss Power by Qualcomm. Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP) was estalished by Qualcomm and many compnaies in May 2012. A4WP focuses on a new wireless power transfer technology that provides spatial freedom for charging of electrical devices in cars, on table tops and for multiple devices simultaneously. Benefits include a simpler transmitter resonator design, a simpler wireless power control system, and the ability to transfer power at greater distances. Looking at wireless electric vehicle charging (WEVC), Qualcomm developes Qualcomm Halo WEVC technology. Qualcomm announced a WEVC trial in London to commence in 2012. The objectives of the trial are to evaluate the commercial viability of wireless EV charging and gain user feedback on the use of WEVC-enabled vehicles.

Kazuhito Ishida joined Qualcomm Japan in 2001. Since then, he was engaged in domestic and international wireless communication technology standardizations including 3rd generation cellular systems, IEEE 802.11n, and IEEE 802.20. In 2006 and later, he participated in working groups of Broadband Wireless Access systems and 3.9-generation mobile communications systems at MIC, where he input many proposals. Then he supported standards developments of these technologies. In the recent years, he has actively been working in spectrum allocation discussions of various fields of wireless technologies from cellular systems to wireless charging. Currently, he is a Director, Technical Standards at Qualcomm Japan ; and is the chairperson of Standards Development Group of Wireless Power Transmission Working Group of the Broadband Wireless Forum.


D-31 Mobile Technology/NFC

NFC in general use; adoption in smartphones, game systems, and more: Introduction to technology basics, including implementation and compatibility

Nov 2(Fri.) 10:00 - 12:30
Conference Center 3F

Smartphones, both Android terminals and Windows Phone 8, are coming with built-in NFC reader/writers, and NFC has been tapped for use in game systems like Nintendo's Wii U desktop unit, and in Panasonic household appliances. This session helps you better understand the principles and technologies behind NFC.

Details / Speakers

NFC market trends and the NXP strategy

NXP Semiconductors Japan Ltd Shohei Tomoe

NXP Semiconductors Japan Ltd

Marketing Manager, Identification Division

Shohei Tomoe

NXP Semiconductors provided the communications controller ICs for almost all the smartphones shipped with NFC functionality. The speaker will discuss trends in NFC-related markets, the relationship between NFC and the MIFARE non-contact smartcard technology from NXP, and future NXP plans.

2001: TV module marketing and sale, Philips Japan
2003: Technical support, Identification Business Department, Semiconductor Division, Philips Japan
2006: Current position

The scenario for adoption of NFC as standard functionality, and the FeliCa solution

Sony Corpration Isao Soma

Sony Corpration

Business Planning Manager, FeliCa Business Division

Isao Soma

With NFC supported in Android, and now in Windows 8 as well, the question has become how to effectively utilize it. Based on realworld experience in transportation, electronic money, PCs and digital household appliances through FeliCa, the author introduces a scenario for widespread introduction of NFC in devices and applications.

Worked in network business strategy planning, music-oriented SNS launch and other activities before becoming involved in planning for Delica networking services in 2007.

NFC-Payment Certification in Mobile World

 AT4 wireless Carlos Batlles Ferrer

AT4 wireless

Laboratory Manager

Carlos Batlles Ferrer

Besides providing a brief introduction about what NFC is and its environment, this presentation will highlight an overview about the Testing Requirements for both Technical and Market point of view. For the Technical side, an evaluation for all the required stages will be presented as well as a clear understanding about current needs to have a device certified.
On the other hand, and focusing into the market requirement, an explanation about the Regulatory and Industry Certification as well as the Operator Device Acceptance will be presented.
Finally, the audience will have a clear picture about all services that AT4 wireless provides for NFC and other technologies and a clear explanation about how the NFC Certification progress works including some advices from the Laboratory point of view.

Carlos Batlles has been working in the Certification field for the last 5 years. At the early stages, he started performing some Fixed WiMAX testing but soon he was in charge and handled all projects for the 1st batch of Mobile WiMAX devices worldwide, helping such customers to achieve the 1st Certification for Mobile WiMAX within the time required by the WiMAX Forum.
During the last 2 years, he has been working as Laboratory Manager into the AT4 wireless' branch office located in Taiwan. During this period, he has been helping company to increase its business in the APAC region as well as promoting different services such as Continua Health Alliance (CHA), Near Field Communitation (NFC) or LTE testing.


D-32 Mobile Technology/Wireless M2M

Wireless M2M takes off at last: Linking everything from infrastructure to appliances via wireless

Nov 2(Fri.) 14:30 - 17:00
Conference Center 3F

A variety of services offering machine-to-machine (M2M) technology have been proposed lately, and industry is hoping to achieve widespread utilization of wireless M2M including 3G, LTE, wireless LAN, Bluetooth and other standards. Engineers from industries in the forefront of the emerging technology discuss applications and future trends in everything from medicine and healthcare to remote plant monitoring, distribution, infrastructure management and main-tenance, and even remote operation of household digital equipment.

Details / Speakers

(Subject to be announced)

Aplix Corporation Research & Development Headquarter  Senior ManagerManabu Yoshioka
Sales & DBC Department  Business HeadquarterTakashi Kobayashi

Aplix Corporation

Research & Development Headquarter  Senior Manager
Manabu Yoshioka
Sales & DBC Department  Business Headquarter
Takashi Kobayashi

Manabu Yoshioka
Joined Aplix Corporation in 2001. Engaged in the development of JBlend,virtual machine technology. Engaged in the development of "pico JBlend", a product of JBlend which could run on single chip microcomputer, and also involved the smart grid field, as a part of the development of application of picoJBlend since 2004. Involved in development of M2M since 2008, and currently progress it as a development manager.

Takashi Kobayashi
Joined Aplix Corporation at the same time as it made a full-scale entry into the semiconductor business. Engaged in the sales and marketing for European and American major system manufacturers in the telecom industry, and participated in massive projects of introducing 10G 40G network. Promoting M2M business which Aplix is focused on now through experience in network hardware business.

Toward Realization of Wireless Platform Supporting Massive Number of Wireless Devices

Kyoto University Masahiro Morikura

Kyoto University

Graduate School of informatics,
Communication and Computer Engineering, Professor

Masahiro Morikura

At one time, Mr. Masaharu Morikura was engaged in next-generation wireless development at NTT, and was well-known for taking a leading role in adoption of the "11a" method utilizing the 5GHz band in IEEE802 standardization. He is currently at Kyoto University, engaged in technical studies of a new-generation network technology focusing on the M2M age. For this M2M age, a network concept that exceeds the conventional accepted view is necessary, he points out. Explains here about a technology concept and application called the "ENTERPRISE M2M Network", and discusses what technologies will be required, and the issues, from a historical perspective of the evolution of wireless technology.

Masahiro Morikura received his B.E., M.E., and Ph.D. degrees in electronics engineering from Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan in 1979, 1981 and 1991, respectively. He joined NTT in 1981, where he was engaged in the research and development of TDMA equipment for satellite communications. From 1988 to 1989, he was with the Communications Research Centre, Canada, as a guest scientist. From 1997 to 2002, he was active in the standardization of the IEEE 802.11a based wireless LAN. Dr. Morikura is now a professor of the Graduate School of Informatics, Kyoto University.

Wireless technologies and device applications in M2M.

NEC Kazuyoshi Kuwahara


Manufacturing and Process Industries Solutions Operations Unit
Manufacturing and Process Industries Solutions Development Division, Executive Specialist

Kazuyoshi Kuwahara

In order to improve business efficiency and energy management, the additional valuables M2M brings are increasing rapidl.. Key communication technologies such as 920MHz wireless network combined with devices/handsets will play a critical role in visualization and control of M2M systems. This session will introduce current M2M market situation and NEC's activities and solutions in this market.

Mr. Kuwahara had engaged in the field of development tools for MCU at inception age. Next he became one of the pioneers in DSP businesses, planning and developing of middleware for signal processing. Then realizing increased importance of S/W for system LSI, he led middleware standardization activities and embedded S/W partnership program at NEC Electronics. From 2009, he is involved in implementing embed businesses at NEC and currently promoting new M2M businesses, especially in the area of data collection from sensor network and sending them to devices and cloud for processing and analysis.