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Japan's Giteki (Technical Conformity) security standards

This blog article will discuss Japan's Giteki (Techncal Conformity) security standards for IoT devices. You can see the types of IoT devices that require Giteki in my last blog for your reference. IoT device makers have to follow it and get the Giteki Mark if your devices fall in the …

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Types of IoT devices that require Japan's Giteki Mark 

In my previous post, I introduced overview of Japan's Giteki Mark (Technical Conformity Mark). And, Giteki Mark system covers IoT devices. In this blog post, I would like to discuss the types of IoT devices that require the Giteki Mark of Japan. Ground Article 34-10 of the modified "Ordinance Concerning …

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What is Japan's Giteki Mark, the Technical standards conformity mark?

Which section of the government is in charge of the internet communication? In Japan, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication (MIC) is in charge of radio waves and telecommunication, including the internet, from the communication aspect. The government wants to make sure fair use and efficiency of the radio …

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Embedded industry in Japan (2) - where are the embedded engineers?

In my previous article about the embedded industry in Japan (1), I discussed the distributed and scattered nature of embedded companies across Japan. Understandably, engineers are also spread across the country as their workplaces are scattered. We rely on the internet to proceed with our project. It is tough to …

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Development lead time, Japan-US comparison (2)

In my last blog, I introduced the interesting fact: development lead time is twice longer in Japan than the U.S. (approximately 24 months in Japan and the U.S. 11 months) In this blog, I plan to touch on motivation of acceleration as well as responsibility of stakeholders in today's context. …

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Development lead time, Japan-US comparison (1)

Today, I would like to share three interesting statistics about lead time in Japanese companies and the U.S. companies. Development lead time First of all, what is the development lead time? Development lead time is the start of a plan to make a new product to complete the development of …

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Embedded industry in Japan (1) - Location and company size

Reasons for being low key Embedded is a field, which is low key despite the significance of the role to play. We are reaching out to them to get their feedback as a startup. And we have found that there is a unique feature in the industry. The number of …

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