TOKYO, Japan, – May 30, 2012 – Advantest Corporation (TSE: 6857, NYSE: ATE) today announced that its quadrennial corporate exhibition, Advantest Expo 2012, will be held at the Tokyo International Forum on June 6th—7th, 2012. The event will showcase Advantest’s present and future with numerous tools and equipment displays, as well as keynote speeches and seminars exploring the diverse sectors where Advantest has a presence. Attendance is expected to include the general public as well as industry professionals.
ADVANTEST EXPO 2012
- June 6 (Weds.) 13:00 - 18:00
- June 7 (Thur.) 10:00 - 17:00
Tokyo International Forum, B1 Exhibition Hall, Marunouchi 3-5-1, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Advantest’s technologies and products are deeply intertwined with our everyday lives. Many of the products and solutions exhibited at Expo 2012 will be going on display for the first time. Also in this zone is the test system that tested the chips used in the K Computer, currently the fastest supercomputer in the world.
Near-Future / Future Zone
Five years, ten years, and further into the future, technologies such as energy and health care will play an expanded role in our lives. Targeting these sectors, cutting-edge technologies born in Advantest’s R&D labs are on display in this zone.
Advantest Central Park
Advantest’s community relations span the spectrum from collaborations with leading universities to CSR programs. In addition, this zone hosts a display of the electric car “SIM-WIL” developed by Advantest’s joint development project with the SIM-Drive consortium.
Keynote (June 6th (Weds.) 13:00 - 15:00):
Robot Era Creation
Tomotaka Takahashi, CEO, ROBOGARAGE Co., Ltd
Creator of advanced humanoid robots such as “Ropid,” “FT (FemaleType),” and “Evolta,&rdquot; Tomotaka Takahashi will demonstrate some of his company’s robots and discuss the role of robots in the near future.
Seminars (June 7th (Thur.) ):
At 15 separate seminars, Advantest engineers and prominent experts will discuss topics including next-generation electric cars, automotive electronics, supercomputers, health care, and image processing.
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