Milestones in the history of Mitsubishi Electric
2009 Photo courtesy of New York Yankees
Delivered Major League Baseball's first full 1080 x 1920 high-definition LED, 16mm pixel pitch Diamond Vision Screen to Yankee Stadium in New York.
Became the first Japanese manufacturer to enter the commercial communications satellite market outside of Japan with the introduction of an original satellite bus, and has received an order from Singapore and Taiwan to build the ST-2 as their next communications satellite.
Achieved the world's highest energy conversion rate of 18.6% in a polycrystalline silicon photovoltaic cell.
Completed construction of the world's tallest elevator testing tower, measuring 173m, at Inazawa Works.
Announced Environmental Vision 2021--Making Positive Contributions to the Earth and its People through Technology and Action.
Successfully launched the MTSAT-2 multifunctional transport satellite.
Successfully launched Hinode, a solar observatory satellite for which Mitsubishi Electric was a prime contractor.
The Mitsubishi Diamond Vision screen at the Turner Field baseball stadium in the U.S.A. is recognized as the world's largest outdoor HDTV video screen.
Released the Mitsubishi Finger Identification Device by Penetrated Light, the world's first non-contact fingerprint recognition device.
Became the first company in the world to receive approval to manufacture particle-beam treatment devices that use carbon ions.
2004 LCD reversibile
Developed the world's first LCD module, "Reversible LCD," capable of being viewed from both sides.
Released the world's first refrigerator that "increases vitamin C content."
Developed Japan's first variable-speed elevator system, shortening wait times by up to 15%.
2003 Sha Tin Racecourse
Developed the world's first 50-ampre-compliant large-capacity DIP-IPM. Developed the world's first "finger composition characteristics detection" optical fingerprint sensor.
Developed the world's widest "Diamond Vision" display for operation at the Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong.
Achieved the world's first transmission at 10Gbps between relay equipment boards set at a distance of 500mm apart.
Achieved the world's first interconnection between GMPLS that realizes next-generation photonic networks and MPLS that offers highly advanced IP services.
First in the world to successfully apply second-generation X-ray lithography technology.
KASUMI selected as the standard encryption code for GSM mobile telephones.
Developed the world's highest output red LED for DVD read and read/write applications.
Developed the world's first 40Gbps semiconductor light modulator and module.
2001 LSI a retina artificiale
Enactment of Mitsubishi Electric's "Changes for the Better" corporate statement.
Developed the world's first portrait generation technology for mobile devices that use artificial retina LSIs.
Developed the world's smallest, lowest energy consuming "single-chip encoder" for MPEG-2 video and audio system integration.
Molecular design technology applied for the first time ever to develop a new insulating film for use in next-generation high-speed ULSIs.
Developed the world's highest light-collecting efficiency rating for a completely solid 1kW-class pulse laser.
Developed CMOS technology that realizes both high reliability and high performance for system-on-chip devices.
Established NEC-Mitsubishi Electric Visual Systems Corp. a joint venture on equal footing with NEC Corporation for the production of display monitors.
Began licensing Kasumi, an international standard encryption method for W-CDMA.
Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc. received Helen Keller Achievement Award 2000.
Formed business tie-up with Schindler Holding Ltd. for elevators and escalators.
Higashihama Recycling Center received Wastec Award (Environmental Agency Director's Award).