Alps Electric to Exhibit at Sensors Expo 2018

Alps Electric Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:6770; President: Toshihiro Kuriyama) will
be exhibiting at Sensors Expo 2018, the industry’s largest show, on June
26 through 28 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California,

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Alps Electric IoT Smart Modules (Graphic: Business Wire)

Alps Electric will be exhibiting at Sensors Expo 2018 and presenting
their sensing devices for IoT and automotive. This year, Cirque
Corporation, a subsidiary of Alps Electric will also exhibit their VR
GripTM at the ALPS booth.

Exhibit Highlight :

• IoT Smart Modules

Integrating low-power, high-precision and compact sensors with a
Bluetooth® communication module, these products are capable of acquiring
pressure, temperature, humidity, ambient light and other environmental
data, as well as six-axis (geomagnetism + acceleration) sensing.A
special app (for Android) is available for viewing data and changing
sensing settings on a smartphone or tablet. In addition, radio
certification has already been acquired for various regions around the
world, allowing smooth, low-cost progression to demonstration testing.At
Sensors Expo 2018, we will also exhibit a Function Expansion Type
enabling connection of an extra sensor.

• VR GripTM Platform

VR GripTM is Cirque’s finger position proximity sensing
device with a high-resolution circle trackpad. This solution transforms
a virtual reality controller, joystick or game controller into a fully
touch sensitive surface.In addition to tracking a user’s hand and
fingers on the controller surface, proximity sensing also tracks finger
position in the open space above the controller surface. This provides
functionality similar to a glove tracking system, while maintaining the
direct tactile feedback and trigger control of a controller. Unique
custom flexible sensors allow this solution to fit into almost any
industrial design.

Exhibit Overview

Dates: June 27 – 28, 2018Location: McEnery Convention Center, San
Jose, CA, United StatesBooth No.: 916 (900 Aisle)

Other Demonstrations

• Magnetic Steering Angle Sensor• Coreless Current Sensor for

About Alps Electric Co., Ltd.

Alps Electric (Tokyo: 6770) is a leading global manufacturer of
high-quality electronic components for mobile devices, home electronics,
vehicles and industrial equipment. With the philosophy of “Perfecting
the Art of Electronics,” Alps Electric supplies over 40,000 different
components to about 2,000 companies all over the world. For more
information, visit http://www.alps.com

About Cirque Corporation

Cirque is one of the original inventors of capacitive touch technology
and continues to push the innovation envelope for new input methods in
markets like virtual reality, secure payment and computing. For more
about Cirque and the range of solutions we offer, visit www.cirque.com.

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