Focus Enhancements Opens Japan And Korea Offices
Focus Enhancements, Inc. announced its semiconductor group has opened offices in Japan and Korea.
The Focus Enhancements Japan K. K., a Japanese corporation, and Focus Enhancements Korea Co., Ltd., a Korean corporation, offices will be headed by semiconductor group country managers Brian Willis and Harry Cho, respectively. "With our semiconductor revenue expected to increase more than 200 percent in 2006 versus 2005, and Ultra Wideband (UWB) semiconductor sales expected to start in 2007, now is the time to expand our Asian operations beyond Taiwan to the critical markets of Japan and Korea," stated Brett Moyer, president and chief executive officer. "We will be able to work directly and more effectively with our customers to help them design, manufacture, and market new products. Opening these offices and staffing them with seasoned sales and application engineering professionals solidifies our dedication to being a global leader supplying the highest quality TV encoder and UWB chips.""We have been very active with Focus Enhancements in the last year, designing our NEC Personal Media Player 'VoToL' with the Focus FS455LF PC-to-TV Converter chip," said Mr. Takao Omachi, General Manager of NEC Personal Media Products. "The opening of this Focus Enhancements office in Shinjuku shows a high level of commitment to expanding business in Japan. We see this as a significant effort to better support customers like us and comprehensively serve the Japanese market.""Focus Enhancements is committed to help Korean companies develop new and exciting consumer electronics and multimedia products," said Mr. Suncheol Shin, vice president and general manager, new business & strategy development center, Reigncom, a major MP3 player manufacturer world famous for its well known 'iRiver' brand. "With local sales and support, we can develop leading-edge products and get them to market much faster."