12 Omron Through the Year Management Topics September 24 IAB June 5 Organizational restructuring making the two divisions in charge of Other Businesses industrial equipment and automation systems the core of IAB Construction of a new building for the microelectronics business EMC completed at the Yasu Office Reorganization of ECB into the Electronic and Mechanical Components Business (EMC) to fortify mechanical components July 30 (relays, switches, and connectors). The Micro Devices business AEC formerly part of the ECB segment was transferred to the newly Decision made to spin off the Automotive Electronic created Micro Devices Business Promotion Headquarters under Components Business (AEC) segment direct control of the Company president 2009 (YoY change) (YoY change) 1Q Consolidated net sales Consolidated operating loss ¥106.9 billion (¥10.2 billion) -37.1% — 2Q Consolidated net sales Consolidated operating income ¥125.5 billion ¥2.5 billion -32.1% -81.7% April May June July August September Product-related Topics IAB EMC AEC SSB HCB Other April 14 July 1 Launch of the “SYSMAC CP1E” Micro Launch of the Omron Jog Style PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) CPU Activity Monitor HJA-300 featuring unit enabling highly efficient automation proprietary data algorithms to accurately calculate the level and radical cost-savings of physical exertion during jogging which involves a high level of physical exertion May 26–29 July 7 Participation in the “New Environment Exposition 2009” Announcement of the selection of EtherCAT* as Omron’s Exhibition of proprietary solutions for CO2 reduction “Green next-generation motion control system Automation” July 29 Launch of the F3SR-B Safety Light Curtain, which meets international safety planning June 1 standards and provides safe use in severe An industry first! Sonic toothbrush manufacturing environments with the world’s that automatically adjusts to optimal first large-size high-intensity white LED for bristle movement for the area being adjusting the beam brushed Launch of HT-B551 MediClean Sonic Electric Toothbrush September 1 An industry first! Launch of the Omron digital thermometer MC-675 that alerts users with a light and buzzer when it slips June 30 out of place Launch of the H5CX Digital Timer and H7CX Digital Counter/Tachometer with enhanced easy-to-view display, safety features, as well as other features, and the shortest body of any counter in the industry September 1 Omron commemorates blood pressure monitor sales exceeding 100 million units on an aggregate basis with a campaign to support UNICEF September 30 Creation of the industry’s top-class service support system • Call centers are available from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., 365 days a year • Expanded services include a direct repair service, an engineer dispatch service, and an emergency maintenance equipment delivery service * What is EtherCAT? EtherCAT is an Ethernet-based, next-generation, ultra-high-speed motion network that enables high-speed, highly accurate communication between devices that control the operations of machine controls and is widely used around the world to meet the increasing need for high-speed, high-precision control. EtherCAT is being promoted by the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) headquartered in Germany and is gaining worldwide usage in the United States, Japan, China, and Korea. Omron is collaborating with ETG and ETG Japan to promote the adoption of EtherCAT. 13 Omron Through the Year January 28 AEC Decision on the details for spinning off the AEC segment (in a simple incorporation-type separation) EMC Decision on the details for spinning off the switches business (in a simple absorption-type separation) 2010 (YoY change) (YoY change) 3Q Consolidated net sales Consolidated operating income ¥138.1 billion ¥8.7 billion -4.2% — 4Q Consolidated net sales ¥154.2 billion Consolidated operating income ¥12.1 billion +20.1% — October November December January February March November 1 January–March Launch of the commercial-use HBP-9021 automatic blood A world first for MEMS! Sensor capable of detecting the pressure monitor which features elbow detection sensors, and lower limit of human audible frequencies shows on the monitor whether the arm is correctly positioned Start of mass production and supply of the MEMS Acoustic Sensor Chip January 1 World’s first automatic analysis system for energy consumption integrating consultant expertise Launch of the CO2 Visualization System “ene-brain” November 1 Start of clinical trials of a safe, simple, and highly accurate January 18 internal organ fat analyzer using new measuring technology Instantly alerts when detecting and unaffected by radiation recognized “faces” Launch of “OKAO Scan” Specified Person Detection System January 29 November 2 Launch of OMNUC G5-series of AC servo drives compatible Launch of the FZ3-900 Vision Sensor with a Dual Task with ultra-high-speed motion network Controller featuring the industry’s first complete parallel EtherCAT communications and certified processing, which vastly reduces measurement, input and under international safety standards for output processing costs motion control devices February 10 December 21 Omron wins the Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Japan’s first! A solar-powered, environmentally friendly Award’s Energy Conservation Grand Prize blood pressure monitor Omron and the City of Kyoto Board of Education were Online pre-orders begin for the Omron solar-powered upper recognized for their efforts to “visualize electric power arm blood pressure monitor HEM-4500-SOL consumption volume in Kyoto municipal schools and other energy-saving activities” March 12 Continua-standard* devices incorporating Bluetooth® wireless technology Launch of blood pressure monitors, body composition monitors, and wireless adapters for those products and pedometers * What are the Continua standards? The Continua standards are guidelines created by Continua Health Alliance, a non-profit organization (NPO) group of healthcare providers in the healthcare, medical, and IT industries promoting connectivity among various medical devices and healthcare management services. By following these guidelines, health service providers, in-home caregiver providers, and other healthcare professionals can develop applications meeting the Continua standards, enabling interoperability between various medical devices and facilitating the creation of services that can better meet healthcare needs.
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