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T-News: TRON Show 2008 from Dec 12 ~ Dec 14, 2007

The TRON Show is the annual show organized by the TRON Forum (also including the T-Engine Forum) in Tokyo in December. Forum members demonstrate their products and concept prototypes, based on technologies evolving from the TRON Project. The Forum itself demonstrates some of the research and development work that they have done in the past year. It is a grand show where you get a good idea of the things that are happening in the world of TRON, T-Engine and the UID Center.

This year, the show will be held from Dec 12 (Wed) to Dec 14 (Fri) at the Tokyo International Forum. As always, a number of companies are expected to showcase their products and solutions for the T-Engine. I expect that there will be a number of international visitors also. There will also be a number of seminars and talks where you can learn about the T-Engine and Ubiquitous ID initiatives.

Althogh it has not been announced yet, there will probably be an admission fee of 1000 Yen (approx. US$10) which will probably be waived if you pre-register. The main website for the TRON Show 2008 is at: The website is quite informative and you can find a map of the exhibition and more information about the exhibitors. Of course, most of that information will not be available for some months but the TRON Show 2007 Report is already online.

TE@Onghu is at the show, so you will hopefully be able to read a few reports on this site about the demonstrations there. You’re invited to contribute your thoughts about the show to this website.

Personal Note: I was there for the show last year and will be there again this year. You’ll find me in the Viometrix booth, which will be part of the Asian Oceania Pavilion at the TRON Show. If you’re keen, I’d like to meet with you, so please drop me an email at to let me know if you’re going to the show and can meet up and have a chat there.