Toshiba, a world leader in high technology, is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products, spanning information & communications equipment and systems, Internet-based solutions and services, electronic components and materials, power systems, industrial and social infrastructure systems, and household appliances.
Toshiba – Advanced Electronic Technology
1875 -Hisashige Tanaka opened a telegraph equipment factory in Shimbashi, Tokyo.
1890 – Ichisuke Fujioka and Shoichi Miyoshi established Hakunetsu-sha & Co., Ltd. in Kyobashi, Tokyo. Manufactured Japan’s first electric incandescent light bulbs.
1895 – Produced Japan’s first induction motors.
1930 – Manufactured Japan’s first electric washing machines and refrigerators.
1978 – Launched medium-sized experimental broadcast satellite, Yuri. Released the first Japanese word processor.
Toshiba : History
Ceramic DIL Package, 40 Pins + 14pin Socket, Toshiba TLCS90-TMP90G840E, 1988
Toshiba is organised into four business groupings: the Digital Products Group, the Electronic Devices Group, the Home Appliances Group and the Social Infrastructure Group. In 2010,
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Toshiba Vacuum Tube
Toshiba Electronic Components
Toshiba Electronics Europe (TEE) offers a wide IC and discrete product range. high-end memory, microcontrollers and ASIC. Optoelectronic Semiconductors include Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) and Photocouplers.
Grundig AG is a German manufacturer of consumer electronics for home entertainment. Max Grundig established the company in Nuremberg in 1945, shortly after World War II.
Grundig AG – Consumer Electronics
The history of the company began in 1930 with the establishment of a store named Fuerth, Grundig & Wurzer (RVF), which sold radios. After World War II Max Grundig recognized the need in Germany for radios and in 1947 produced a kit, while a factory and administration centre were under construction at Fürth.
Grundig Tonbandkoffer TK 42 – 1962
“1952: On the 25th of December, the first television channel starts up in Germany. This means that television receivers also have to be produced. After intensive research, Grundig launches the FS 080 onto the market.
In the same year the first portable tape recorder Reporter 500 L is created. Technical data: speed 19 cm/sec, frequency conversion 50 Hz to 10 kHz, built-in amplifier and speaker.”
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The Satellit 750’s line-in socket allows you to connect an MP3 player for even more listening options, while the line-out socket allows you to transfer broadcasts to another device. The LCD display also offers a clock and two alarm timers.
Grundig Satellit 750-Setting the Shortwave Standard
In 1876, Thomas Alva Edison opened a new laboratory in Menlo Park, New Jersey. Out of the laboratory came arguably the most famous invention of all-a practical incandescent electric lamp. By 1890, Edison had organized his various businesses into the “Edison General Electric Company.”
General Electric Company – GE
General Electric 40W light bulb.
“Charles Proteus Steinmetz, already a distinguished industrial scientist, was hard at work as GE’s chief consulting engineer. After years of persuasion, Steinmetz convinced the GE leadership that the company would need a research laboratory to maintain its edge in lighting and electricity and also finding new areas to grow.” – Heritage of Research
Charles Proteus Steinmetz He made ground-breaking discoveries in the understanding of hysteresis that enabled engineers to better design electric motors for use in industry.