Glossary

Brief explanation of our business and products


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Aftermarket Business Business developed in the Mobility & Telematics Services Sector that provides car navigation systems, dashcams and other products to customers through mass merchandisers and distributors.
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Dealer-option products Business included in the OEM business in the Mobility & Telematics Services Sector that provides car navigation systems, car audio systems, drive recorders, and other products to customers through automobile dealers in Japan, Southeast Asia, and other regions.
Digital Mobile Radio (DMR) One of the communication protocols for professional digital radio systems, and is an international standard that enables low-cost, small-scale system construction. Our group company, Radio Activity S.r.l. in Italy, is engaged in the development and sales of repeaters and other products compatible with DMR.
DX Business By making full use of the latest digital and IT technologies such as AI and IoT, we aim to provide value by proposing products and services that contribute to customers' business operations, cost reduction, and efficiency improvement, as well as by working closely with customers to solve their issues.
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ExoCounter, an exosome counting system  A high-precision counting system for exosomes that applies JVCKENWOOD's Blu-ray technology.

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EXOFIELD An out-of-head localization sound field processing technology that provides a realistic sound field by reproducing the natural spread and depth of sound and localization of sound image as if listening with speakers even when listening with headphones developed by our company .

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Factory-installed products Business included in the OEM business in the Mobility & Telematics Services Sector that provides car navigation systems and car audio systems to automobile manufacturers and component manufacturer around the world.
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Gazefinder A gaze-measuring device that supports the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder and early screening of dementia by visualizing and objectively and quantitatively evaluating the relationship between a person's interests and brain functions through the measurement of gaze using our unique gaze detection technology.
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Healthcare In addition to high-precision medical image display monitors, the main product category,that display mammography images and various types of radiographic medical images, the healthcare field leverages its unique image and video processing technology and optical disc technology to provide Gazefinder, which assists in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders and early screening of dementia, and ExoCounter, an exosome measurement system that employs Blu-ray technology.
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JKPI An abbreviation for JVCKENWOOD Public & Industrial Systems Corporation, a group company of the JVCKENWOOD Group that provides security systems and imaging security solutions, including face recognition systems, for a broad range of markets from education and public facilities to wholesalers/retailers, social infrastructure, and amusement, as well as to offer audio solutions, such as disaster prevention broadcasting systems for municipalities and conference hall systems.
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M&T Sector Abbreviation for the Mobility & Telematics Services Sector. For more information, see "Mobility & Telematics Services Sector."
Media Service Sector Consists of the Media Business and the Entertainment Business. The Media Business develops a wide range of products that respond to the stay-at-home demand due to the increase in time spent at home and the growing awareness of natural disasters and pandemics. We also aim to expand the business related to next-generation optical communications for the 5G and 6G era. In the Entertainment Business, with a number of popular artists, we aim to expand the share of the package and music streaming business and strengthen the non-music business.
Medical image display monitor Refers to monitors that display mammography images and other radiological images, as well as pathological images.We develop mammography image display monitors that use our unique display technology that realizes the high-dimensional display performance and stability required for medical image display, and pathology image display monitors that utilize our unique color management technology.
Mobility & Telematics Services Sector Consists of the OEM Business, which provides car navigation systems, dashcams, and other related products to customers through automobile manufacturers and dealers, and the Aftermarket Business, which provides products to customers through mass merchandisers and distributors. We are also developing the Telematics Service Business for automobile insurances by equipping dashcams, which boast top-class performance in the industry, with communication functions. Furthermore, by expanding our business areas to the data service business as an IoT platform business, we aim to provide solution services that contribute to a safer and more secure mobility.
MS Sector Abbreviation for the Media Service Sector. For more information, see "Media Service Sector."
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NXDN One of the communication protocols for proprietary professional digital radio systems, jointly developed and standardized by JVCKENWOOD and Icom Corporation. One of the world's top communication protocols in terms of efficiency, employing 6.25 kHz and 12.5 kHz narrowband FDMA technology, and one of the few communication protocols that covers the frequency bands available worldwide. It supports a variety of communication methods, including direct communication between radios and communication through base stations. It is used mainly in North America for general business purposes.
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OEM Business Business developed in the Mobility & Telematics Services Sector that provides car navigation systems, dashcams and other products to customers through automobile manufacturers and dealers.
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P25 One of the communication protocols for professional digital radio systems. It is a digital radio standard developed for the public safety market, including police, firefighters, and emergency medical services, and has been adopted mainly in North America.
Professional Systems Business Audio and visual solutions and healthcare business by JVCKENWOOD Public & Industrial Systems Corporation (JKPI), a group company, (JKPI).
PS Sector Abbreviation for the Public Service Sector. For more information, see "Public Service Sector."
Public Service Sector Develops the Communication Systems Business and the Professional Systems Business. Provides products, services, and solutions that contribute to people's lives, livelihoods, and the creation of safe and secure cities through our professional radio systems, broadband wireless solutions, security systems, professional broadcasting systems, and medical image display monitors.
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Telematics Services Business Develops various solutions centered on communication-type dashcams in collaboration with automotive insurance companies, ride-sharing service companies, taxi and transportation companies, and other service providers.