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April 2015

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March 2015

SHARP APPOINTS EUROPEAN BUSINESS MANAGERS TO DRIVE DEVELOPMENT OF MANAGED PRINT AND CONTENT SERVICES

London, 11.03.2015

London 11 March 2015 - Sharp Europe today announces it has appointed three new business managers to its Document Solutions business in Europe. Max Fox, Managed Print Services, Rob Davis, Managed Content Services and Rashid Maknin, Business Manager Solutions, will have responsibility for developing, taking to market, and growing Sharp’s managed print and document management services, which will complement its existing document solutions hardware.
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RECOVER YOUR PRINTING COSTS MORE EASILY WITH SHARP’S JOB ACCOUNTING II SOFTWARE

London, 04.03.2015

Sharp today unveils the launch of its MX-SW310 Job Accounting II solution, which lets businesses monitor, page by page, how their Sharp MFPs are being used, to improve budget planning, internal accounting and cost recovery. The software is compatible with all Sharp OSA 3.0 (or above) enabled MFPs.
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February 2015

SHARP SHOWS NEW ENERGY SOLUTIONS AT ECOBUILD 2015

London, 24.02.2015

London, 24 February 2015 – Sharp will showcase its comprehensive portfolio of energy solutions at Ecobuild 2015 (3 – 5 March, ExCel Centre), stand S6150, including two new PV modules, a complete energy and battery management system for homeowners and a refreshed line-up of LED luminaires.
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SHARP’S PARTNERS DEMONSTRATE LATEST INNOVATIVE DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY AT ISE

Amsterdam, 10.02.2015

Amsterdam, 10 February 2015 – Sharp Europe, leading manufacturer of Visual Solutions technology, will be performing interactive demonstrations with its partners at ISE, as well as unveiling a Full-HD 55” video wall display (PN-V551), the first to feature its “Uniform Colour Calibration Technology.” Sharp is also expanding its 4K display range with a new stylish 70” display, the PN-H701, and will show case its recently introduced PN-Y series.
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SHARP SHOWS NEW COLOUR CALIBRATION TECHNOLOGY AT ISE

Amsterdam, 10.02.2015

Amsterdam, 10 February 2015 – At Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) today – Hall 11 / E76 – Sharp Europe unveils a Full-HD 55” LCD video wall display (PN-V551), its first to include “Uniform Colour Calibration Technology” (UCCT). UCCT is an advanced hardware calibration technology usually only found on specialist high end monitors; it ensures consistent white point uniformity from display centre to edge, and across all displays in a video wall.
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SHARP OUTLINES PLANS FOR GROWTH AT ISE

Amsterdam, 10.02.2015

Amsterdam, 10 February 2015 – Sharp Europe, leading manufacturer of Visual Solutions technology, will be making a number of major announcements at ISE – Hall 11 / E76 – as part of exciting plans for 2015.
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SHARP ANNOUNCES RESELLER PROGRAM

Amsterdam, 10.02.2015

Amsterdam, 10 February 2015 – Sharp today announces the launch of its Visual Solutions Reseller Program, a new initiative to recognise and reward professional display resellers who demonstrate a commitment to promoting Sharp’s products.
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SHARP APPOINTS VISUAL SOLUTIONS SALES MANAGER IN UK

London, 03.02.2015

London, 3 February 2015 – Sharp Europe has appointed Angela Townsend as UK Sales Manager, Visual Solutions. Angela will take leadership responsibility for Sharp Visual Solutions business in the UK and Ireland market.
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January 2015

SHARP PARTNERS WITH SAMSUNG SDI TO OFFER HOMEOWNERS A COMPLETE SOLAR ENERGY SOLUTION

London, 13.01.2015

London, 13 January 2015 - Sharp has today announced it is partnering with Samsung SDI to offer a complete energy and battery management system to homeowners in the UK. The compact, all-in-one solution boasts solar modules from Sharp and an all-in-one battery storage from Samsung SDI.
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December 2014

SHARP PLANS TO MAKE A LASTING IMPRESSION AT ISE:

London, 11.12.2014

London, 11 December 2014 – Sharp Europe today announces its line-up for Integrated Systems Europe (ISE), 10 – 12 February 2015. Sharp will unveil two new industry-leading products: a slim 70” 4K monitor (PN-H701) and a 55” display for video wall installation featuring cutting edge colour calibration technology (PN-V551). Sharp’s 200m2 stand, in Hall 11 on E76, will also host interactive demonstrations with several partners, using Sharp’s best-selling professional displays and touchscreens.
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November 2014

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October 2014

SHARP ELECTRONICS EUROPE STRENGTHENS INFORMATION SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT TEAM FOR FURTHER GROWTH

London, 22.10.2014

Sharp Electronics Europe today announces three new appointments to its European management team. Tetsuji Kawamura has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer and President of Sharp Electronics Europe. Within Sharp’s Information Systems business, Jun Ashida has been appointed to President, Information Systems Europe and Alexander Hermann takes over as Vice President, Document Solutions Europe. The new team will expand Sharp’s already strong position in the Document Solutions and Visual Solutions sectors, driving the growth strategy for Sharp’s innovative document solutions and display business products.
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SHARP LAUNCHES FULL HD PROFESSIONAL DISPLAYS WITH BUILT-IN USB MEDIA PLAYER FOR EASY AND ENGAGING DIGITAL SIGNAGE

London, 09.10.2014

Sharp today announces that its new PN-Y range of edge lit LED monitors, with an in-built USB media player, is now available to buy across Europe. The displays can play video and images cued on an “autoplay” list, without being attached to a network, making them ideal for simple and trouble free signage applications. Easy-to-use, solid and affordable, the PN-Y Series is available in four sizes, from 32” to 55”.
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Sharp demonstrates industry-leading energy solutions

London, 01.10.2014

London, 1 October 2014 - Sharp is displaying its energy solutions portfolio at this year’s Solar Energy UK fair, from 14th to 16th of October at Birmingham’s NEC. The main focus will be on residential solar solutions for the UK market, which include partner finance scheme options to support installers. In addition, there will be a chance to learn more about Sharp’s wider range of energy solutions, including innovative battery storage and LED Lighting products.
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September 2014

SHARP ADDS CLOUD CAPABLE DESKTOP DEVICES TO A4 MFP LINE-UP

London, 09.09.2014

Sharp today announces the launch of two new high performance A4 colour multifunction printers (MFPs), which combine compact size with sophisticated productivity features, including Cloud capability. The MX-C301W and MX-C301 have been designed to meet the fast print, copy and scan needs of SMEs and be the desktop device of choice for large enterprises with a mixed deployment of A4 and A3 machines.
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SHARP EXPANDS EUROPEAN VISUAL SOLUTIONS MANAGEMENT TEAM

London, 04.09.2014

Sharp has added two new members to its Visual Solutions European management team, with responsibility for developing Sharp’s professional large format display business. Sid Stanley, Sales Director Europe, and Michael Bailly, Product Planning and Marketing Director Europe, bring a wealth of skills and experience to drive forward Sharp’s cohesive sales, marketing and product strategy, building on Sharp’s already strong position in this sector. Christian Schwaiger, VP, Visual Solutions Europe, Sharp Europe, said: “Strengthening our European management team is a vital part of our ambitious plans to grow our business and market share in visual solutions. With Sid and Michael on board we have a strong team to lead a channel-centric business model, which will benefit both Sharp and our valued channel partners. We are also investing heavily in R&D to pioneer the future of digital signage in order to ensure we can offer our customers the most innovative and technically advanced signage solutions to meet their evolving needs.”
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DETAIL BEYOND IMAGINATION: SHARP LAUNCHES ITS FIRST 4K TV IN EUROPE

London, 03.09.2014

Sharp today launches its first Ultra-HD TV range in Europe. Super large screen UD20 TVs offer outstanding 4K picture quality and unrivalled sound, delivering unbelievable detail and transforming the way we experience films, sport and drama at home. UD20 TVs are one of the only 4K TV ranges to be certified by THX, the movie industry’s authority on image and sound quality.
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August 2014

STUDENT INVENTOR WINS SHARP INTERNSHIP WITH SMART DOORBELL CONCEPT

London, 05.08.2014

Sharp Europe today announced the winner of its paid internship competition, Daniel McGrane, who came up with a concept for an interactive doorbell system. The smart doorbell would allow you to view and communicate with a visitor at your door via a mobile phone app, whether you are at home, at work or on holiday. Daniel’s concept has earned him a summer placement amongst some of Europe’s leading innovators at Sharp Laboratories of Europe, based in Oxford, UK.
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July 2014

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June 2014

SHARP PREVIEWS LCD MONITORS WITH USB VIDEO PLAYBACK AT INFOCOMM 2014

InfoComm 2014, 16.06.2014

Sharp is previewing a selection of innovative new commercial displays at InfoComm (booth #C7418), including the PN-Y series, a new value series of sleek edge-lit LCD monitors, due to launch in Europe this autumn. Available in four sizes, up to 55” and with in-built USB video playback, PN-Y monitors are ideal for digital signage in both public and commercial spaces.
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FOR THE SECOND YEAR SHARP EUROPE LAUNCHES INNOVATIVE COMPETITION TO WIN A PAID INTERNSHIP THIS SUMMER AT SHARP LABORATORIES OF EUROPE

London, 11.06.2014

Sharp Europe today launches a unique competition that gives European students the opportunity to win a paid internship this summer at its Research and Development Centre, Sharp Laboratories of Europe, in Oxford, UK. The internship offers one lucky winner a once in a lifetime opportunity to work on their own project’s development that could go on to become a central part of our future homes.
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May 2014

SHARP LAUNCHES NEW LUMINAIRES FOR INDUSTRIAL SPACES

London, 27.05.2014

Sharp Europe today expands its LED lighting range with two new luminaires in the KATO product family. Extremely powerful, highly efficient and quick to install, the KATO L (high bay) and KATO S (low bay) luminaires offer cost-effective and high quality lighting solutions for a wide variety of industrial spaces, with mounting heights from four to 15 metres and three different beam angles.
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Enjoy a summer of sport with Sharp

London, 12.05.2014

Whether you’re looking forward to watching football in Brazil, tennis in Paris and London, cycling from Yorkshire to the Champs Elysees or swimming in Berlin, 2014 offers another great summer of sport. And thanks to ground-breaking new TV technology from Sharp, you can get closer to the action than ever before, without ever leaving your sofa.
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December 2013

EUROPE’S PERFECT NIGHT IN REVEALED!

London, 04.12.2013

With Christmas fast approaching and the winter TV schedules well underway, a new survey from Sharp Europe reveals what makes the perfect TV night in across Europe. From what we wear (for 6% of us it’s underwear), to what we eat (pizza) and who we’re sharing the sofa with (partners, 59% or pets, 11%), Sharp has identified our staying in wish list.
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November 2013

SHARP MAKES COLLABORATION EASIER AND WORKING MORE EFFICIENT WITH CLOUD PORTAL OFFICE

London, 11.11.2013

Sharp Europe today announces the launch of Cloud Portal Office, a sharing, storing and simple workflow service which allows businesses to collaborate better and work more efficiently. Providing access to information on a wide range of hardware, both stationary and mobile, Cloud Portal Office is perfect for businesses with a mobile or multi-office workforce, who want to help their teams work more efficiently.
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“GENERATION CLOUD” BEING FAILED BY SMES SAYS SHARP EUROPE

London, 11.11.2013

European Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are failing a new generation of cloud workers, by not providing the sharing tools they need to do their jobs efficiently and effectively, claims research launched today by Sharp Europe. The survey of SME employees in UK, France, Germany, Sweden and Netherlands identified a clear ‘opportunity gap’ between what ‘Generation Cloud’ workers are demanding in the workplace and what is actually being provided by SMEs across Europe.
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