Eizo

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Eizo Corporation
Native name
EIZO株式会社
FormerlyEizo Nanao Corporation
Type Public KK
TYO: 6737
Industry Computer
FoundedMarch 1968;53 years ago (1968-03) in Hakui, Ishikawa, Japan (as Hakui Electronic Corporation)
Headquarters153 Shimokashiwano, Hakusan, Ishikawa 924-8566, Japan
Key people
Yoshitaka Jitsumori
(President and CEO)
Products
BrandsColorEdge, CuratOR, DuraVision, FlexScan, FORIS, RadiForce, Raptor
RevenueIncrease2.svg US$ 718 million (FY 2013) (¥ 73.64 billion) (FY 2013)
Increase2.svg US$ 53 million (FY 2013) (¥ 5.43 billion) (FY 2013)
Number of employees
2,422 (consolidated, as of March 31, 2020)
Subsidiaries Carina System Co., Ltd.

EIZO Support Network Corporation EIZO MS Corporation EIZO Engineering Corporation EIZO Agency Corporation EIZO GmbH EIZO Technologies GmbH EIZO Display Technologies (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. EIZO Inc. EIZO Nordic AB EIZO AG EIZO Limited EIZO Europe GmbH EIZO Austria GmbH Irem Software Engineering Inc.

Nanao Factory

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Website www.eizoglobal.com
Footnotes /references
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

Eizo Corporation (EIZO株式会社, EIZO Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese visual technology company, founded in March 1968, who manufacturers high-end display products and other solutions for markets such as business, healthcare, graphics, air traffic control, and maritime. [6] The company is headquartered in Hakusan, Ishikawa Prefecture. [1]

Name

The name "Eizo" comes from the Japanese word meaning "image" (映像eizō).

History

The company was founded as Hakui Electronic Corporation in Hakui, Ishikawa, Japan, in 1968; it initially manufactured televisions. In March 1973, it became Nanao Corporation. In 1976, it began manufacture of industrial monitors, and in 1978 it entered the gaming market by manufacturing and selling tabletop video arcade machines. [7] In 1981 it started making PC monitors.

Company milestones

Products

EIZO FlexScan L461 (16.0inch) EIZO FlexScan L461 16.0inch.jpg
EIZO FlexScan L461 (16.0inch)
EIZO ColorEdge CG277 display Monitor-Eizo-CG277-BK-27inches-01.jpg
EIZO ColorEdge CG277 display

Eizo's product portfolio includes:

References and footnotes

  1. 1 2 "Corporate Profile". Eizo Corporation. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  2. "Financial Highlight". Eizo Corporation. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 4 "Company History". Eizo Corporation. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  4. "Company Profile". Nikkei Asian Review . Nikkei Inc. Retrieved September 5, 2017.
  5. "Financial Highlights". Bloomberg Businessweek . Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  6. "Contributing to the Betterment of Society as a Visual Technology Company". EIZO Corporation. Retrieved September 26, 2018.
  7. "Company History | EIZO".
  8. 1 2 "沿革 | EIZO株式会社". www.eizo.co.jp. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  9. "EIZO Introduces ColorEdge CG220 LCD Monitor to Photo Market | CreativePro Network". 2005-02-17. Retrieved 2021-06-03.
  10. "Company History | EIZO". www.eizoglobal.com. Retrieved 2021-06-03.
  11. "ID No. 0091003295: EIZO Corporation – Certipedia". www.certipedia.com. Retrieved 2021-04-20.
  12. "Company History | EIZO". www.eizoglobal.com. Retrieved 2021-04-20.

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