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Standards Alliances and Leading Vendors' Solutions for the Digital Home in Japan

Standards Alliances and Leading Vendors' Solutions for the Digital Home in Japan

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c85532) has announced the addition of "The Digital Home in Japan: Standards Alliances and Leading Vendors' Solutions" to their offering.

Since the late 1990s, Japan has been developing the digital home concept. So far, the Japanese government and enterprises have achieved impressive results in broadband network deployment, digital home Internet access technology, and networked home appliances. Toshiba was the first leading Japanese vendor to develop a comprehensive networked appliance solution, followed by Matsushita and Hitachi. The digital home products are designed to improve convenience and home security, as well as reduce energy consumption. Japanese vendors have also made great efforts to unify various digital home standards to achieve product interoperability, an important concept in digital home. This report will examine the major trends in the development of digital home applications and services by the leading Japanese vendors.

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Current status of the Japanese digital home market, including the development of the Japanese digital home policies, such as the e-Japan Strategy and the u-Japan Policy; existing digital home standard alliances in Japan, including the ECHONET, the DLNA, the iReady, the CLEF, and the UOPF; Toshiba, Matsushita, and Hitachi's digital home solutions as well as comparison of these solutions; leading Japanese vendors' challenges in developing the digital home market.

For more information visit http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c85532.

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