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December 4th, 2018
Japan Display Inc.

<JDI Future Trip Project>
Embodying "Undiscovered ways to work"
Product development start jointly
with Kokuyo's "Workstyle research Laboratory"

JDI × Kokuyo's “Workstyle research Laboratory”

Japan Display Inc. (JDI) has started to jointly develop products, in order to realize new ways to work, alongside Kokuyo's "Workstyle research laboratory", to embody "Undiscovered ways to work".

JDI, in order to speed up the creating value, and not just things, held an ideathon, "Creating Beyond", in October 2018. As a result of that, we agreed to merge JDI's core technology with the solutions from Kokuyo's Workstyle Research Laboratory, to develop a product to contribute to further "transformation of ways to work".

For the following 2 points, we will proceed to hold further discussions going forward:

1.
Search for a solution to support networking that will be maintained in memory

In the future era, in addition to the connections made within the company, since it will be critical to further work flexibly, while utilizing external networks as well, we will support the flow of both.

2.
Search for a solution creating a new reading experience

Learnings to grow as a business person is required, and one effective way to do so is through reading, especially we will update the reading experience on a paper base, and support both.

【 JDI Future Trip Project 】

In 2020, with the commercialization of the next generation communication network, 5G, coming online, IoT will progress so much that there will be machines we will come in contact with in our daily lives. JDI, by defining "With ideas that have never been heard of before, seeking unlimited technology, we will continue to create a world where humans can perform dynamically", a new organization for promoting Marketing and Innovation was started from April 2018. With the technological capabilities JDI has, as the top shareholder in the small to medium display maker in the world, the project for promoting not just manufacturing, but creating value, providing value added services and solutions is "JDI Future Trip".

JDI Future Trip link:

【 Kokuyo "Workstyle Research Laboratory" 】
https://workstyle-research.com/new window

The information contained in this press release is accurate as of the date of issuance and is subject to change without notice. Information in this press release, other than statements of historical fact, constitutes forward-looking statements, which are based on available information, operating plans and projections about future events and trends. Forward-looking statements inherently involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those predicted in such forward-looking statements.

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