Japan Entry has extensive contacts at OEM’s and systems houses active in the embedded software arena, thanks to successful work for Clairvoyante, Ident, Orca Systems, and others.


Apple (AuthenTec/Upek)

Apple (AuthenTec/Upek) is a spin-off from ST Microelectronics which develops fingerprint recognition chips. Demand creation with Fujitsu for incorporation into laptops and cellphones. Hired Country Manager.


Fusion Lighting

Fusion Lighting was founded in 1993 to develop and commercialize very bright, long-life microwave-powered electrodeless lamps. Applications include large-scale projection televisions and computer monitors. Coordinated partnership discussions in Japan with top display manufacturers.


Ident develops and licenses capacitive sensor technology for proximity sensing and gesture input used in mobile phones, portable consumer electronics devices, and TVs. Ident engaged Japan Entry as its sales consultant for Japan. Japan Entry closed a million euro licensing deal with a top semiconductor manufacturer, performed demand creation with dozens of consumer electronics device OEMs, and introduced a distributor.

“First of all I have to say, that the trip to Japan was worth the money and the jetlag. Everything was perfectly organized, our consultant was also great and she understood our technology very quickly. She really did a great job in every single presentation, especially when the customer got very serious and bombarded her with questions for more than 3 hours. I insist on working with her for the ongoing and future prospects. The meetings went much better than I expected. The people were very much interested, very responsive, shared ideas with us and I strongly believe that we will make business in Japan pretty soon. - Stefan Donat, COO, Sales and Marketing


Intersil (D2Audio)

Intersil (D2Audio) develops and markets all-digital audio amplifier modules. Japan Entry recruited a former Senior Manager for National Semiconductor to serve as Japan Country Manager.

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Nouvoyance (Clairvoyante)

Clairvoyante develops and licenses unique sub-pixel rendering architectures and algorithms to LCD panel manufacturers for the optimization of flat panel displays. Japan Entry provides strategic customer development and ongoing contract negotiation assistance. Signed several evaluation agreements.

“Japan Entry has been extremely dedicated to the details of CV’s business, with comprehensive meeting notes and proactive sales and project management. Your ability to translate even the most complex concepts has been superlative. We were all impressed at how quickly you grasped the difficult technical concepts associated with PenTile technology.” - Joel M. Pollack, President & CEO



Octasic develops Digital Signal Processing (DSP) technology used in echo cancellation and other telecommunications equipment. Octasic engaged Japan Entry as its Japan recruiter to hire a Sales Engineer with extensive network deployment experience for a leading WiMAX carrier and various switch vendors.



Orca is a provider of programmable radio frequency ICs that licensed CAN tuner chip to a leading component manufacturer. Supported OEM licensing efforts.


Packet Digital

Packet Digital develops real-time power management technology. Supported OEM licensing efforts.


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Reflection Technology

Miniature display vendor. Established technology licensing agreement with NTT DoCoMo for creation of integrated cellular dataphone prototype, demonstrated at Telecomm 95 Geneva, and marketed extensively to eight Japanese cellular service providers.

Developed OEM licensing agreement with Nintendo for use of technology in Virtual Boy game machine. Generated $5M investment by Nintendo, first ever in a U.S. company.

Raised multimillion dollar seed financing from Mitsui & Co.



Valens is a developer of chipset solutions for plug-and-play digital connectivity between HD video sources and remote displays. Japan Entry recruited a Field Application Engineer who had previously served as a Systems Architect at Xilinx.



InPlay provides a digital pen input solution for tablet PCs and smartphones. Closed sale and managed delivery to a tier 1 laptop manufacturer.

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