Toshiba, a world leader in high technology, is a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products, spanning information & communications equipment and systems, Internet-based solutions and services, electronic components and materials, power systems, industrial and social infrastructure systems, and household appliances.
1875 -Hisashige Tanaka opened a telegraph equipment factory in Shimbashi, Tokyo.
Toshiba : History – Piggyback40 Toshiba
Ceramic DIL Package, 40 Pins + 14pin Socket, Toshiba TLCS90-TMP90G840E, 1988
1890 – Ichisuke Fujioka and Shoichi Miyoshi established Hakunetsu-sha & Co., Ltd. in Kyobashi, Tokyo. Manufactured Japan’s first electric incandescent light bulbs.
1895 – Produced Japan’s first induction motors.
1930 – Manufactured Japan’s first electric washing machines and refrigerators.
1978 – Launched medium-sized experimental broadcast satellite, Yuri. Released the first Japanese word processor.
Toshiba Vacuum Tube
Toshiba is organised into four business groupings: the Digital Products Group, the Electronic Devices Group, the Home Appliances Group and the Social Infrastructure Group. In 2010,
Toshiba has a range of products and services, including air conditioners, consumer electronics (including televisions and DVD and Blu-ray players), control systems (including air-traffic control systems, railway systems, security systems and traffic control systems), electronic point of sale equipment, home appliances (including refrigerators and washing machines), materials and electronic components……