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October 2014

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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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April 2014

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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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October 2013

SHARP EUROPE LIGHTS UP LED LUMINAIRE MARKET: MARKET ENTRANT OFFERS NEW OPTIONS FOR RETAIL AND INDUSTRIAL SPACES

London, 22.10.2013

Sharp Europe today announced it is entering the LED Lighting market with the launch of five product families and over 46 lighting products for retail and industrial spaces. Luminaires within the range integrate Sharp’s unique multi-chip ZENIGATA (COB) LED, offering lighting designers, architects, facility managers and electrical installers state-of-the art lighting technology, which maximises the energy-saving and efficiency benefits of LEDs.
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SHARP LANDS SPACE-AGE STYLE WIRELESS SPEAKER

London, 22.10.2013

Sharp has launched a space-age style wireless Bluetooth speaker, the GX-BT7, designed to get the best sound possible from your smartphone and tablet. With an opening mechanism straight out of a sci-fi movie and a futuristic organic shape, the speaker looks beautiful as well as being packed full of audio innovations, including one-touch NFC tags for a super-easy connection.
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SHARP OFFERS DESIGNERS MORE INTUITIVE WORKING WITH SPACE-SAVING ALL-IN-ONE IGZO 32” PN-K322BH TOUCHSCREEN MONITOR

London, 19.10.2013

Sharp Europe has launched the 32” PN-K322BH, a new generation touch display designed for creative workers who need a high resolution screen combined with capacitive touch operation. Designers who currently use multiple devices to run applications and display images can switch to the PN-K322BH for an all-in-one device which will let them work more intuitively, save money and increase desk space.
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SHARP REVEALS NEW INTERACTIVE CHOPPING BOARD PROTOTYPE

London, 17.10.2013

Sharp Europe today showcased the initial prototype design of ‘Chop-Syc’, an interactive chopping board providing access to recipes and guidance on healthy portion sizes. The design, created by the winner of Sharp’s paid Internship competition, Siobhán Andrews was created together with some of Europe’s leading innovators at Sharp Laboratories of Europe, based in Oxford, UK.
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SHARP INTERN AND DESIGN TEAM GIVE UNHEALTHY COOKING THE CHOP

London, 17.10.2013

Sharp Europe today showcased the initial prototype design of ‘Chop-Syc’, an interactive chopping board providing access to recipes and guidance on healthy portion sizes. The design, created by the winner of Sharp’s paid Internship competition, Siobhán Andrews, was created together with some of Europe’s leading innovators at Sharp Laboratories of Europe, based in Oxford, UK.
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Near field communication

London, 10.10.2013

Sharp Europe today launched a new wireless HiFi Stereo System, the XLHF202, which lets you listen to your tracks streamed from any Bluetooth enabled device. One-touch NFC (Near Field Communication) makes Bluetooth streaming even easier and quicker, letting you access your music simply by tapping your device on the stereo’s NFC tag. With 100W (2 x 50w) speakers, the stereo system offers the full package of easy wireless connectivity, powerful sound quality and timeless Sharp design.
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SHARP MAKES SUPER-SLIM, HIGH BRIGHTNESS DISPLAYS AVAILABLE TO MORE BUSINESSES WITH NEW MODELS IN PN-U SERIES

London, 07.10.2013

Sharp is upgrading its professional display offering with the launch of three new professional displays; the PN-U553 (55”), PN-U473 (47”) and PN-U423 (42”). The easy-to-install displays offer businesses the latest Sharp screen innovations including high brightness, slim design and low power consumption; all to help them make maximum visual impact on their customers and increase footfall in an increasingly competitive marketplace. The screens will be used in a wide range of environments, from shops and offices to public spaces such as transportation hubs.
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September 2013

SHARP INTRODUCES WIRELESS CLOUD-READY MID-RANGE MULTIFUNCTION SYSTEMS

London, 11.09.2013

Four next-generation MFPs will let businesses embrace the latest ways of working Sharp has launched four new multifunction systems that provide the power and performance needed by modern workgroups today, combined with the cloud and connectivity capabilities that are widely expected to become commonplace in the future. Sharp’s new products will transform the primary role of MFPs as document output devices, to their use as fully network-integrated information systems.
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SHARP CONFIRMS COMMITMENT TO SOLAR IN EUROPE

London, 03.09.2013

One year on from establishing its pan-European headquarters in London, Sharp Energy Solutions Europe confirms its commitment to the European solar market with an announcement that its PV factory is running at near full production (400 MW).
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August 2013

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July 2013

Sharp sponsors UEFA Women’s Euro 2013

London, 11.07.2013

Sharp, inventor of the world’s largest LED TV, is one of the main sponsors of the UEFA WOMEN'S EURO 2013 Football Championship, which kicked off in Sweden yesterday. Twelve teams are to participate in the competition.
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June 2013

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May 2013

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