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[*IBM Research - Tokyo was formerly known as "Tokyo Research Laboratory (TRL)"]

Contributions to IBM Products
2010
Jun - Research-Tokyo contributed to the Parametric Constraints Evaluator (PCE) contained in IBM Rational Rhapsody V7.5.2. (Model-driven Systems Engineering)
Sep - Research-Tokyo contributed to IBM Content Analytics Redbook. (Text Mining)
- Research-Tokyo contributed to first InfoSphere Streams. (Stream Computing)
Nov - Research-Tokyo contributed to Rational AppScan Source Edition version 8.0. (Software Engineering)
 
2009
Apr - IBM Rational AppScan 7.8.1 was shipped with an automatic sanitizer detection based on a static string analysis, developed by IBM Research - Tokyo. (Web2.0/SaaS Security)
Dec - IBM announced IBM Cognos Content Analytics V2.1, which IBM Research - Tokyo greatly contributed to with its IBM TAKMI text-mining technologies. (Text Mining)
 
2008
Mar - IBM announced new technology for secure "mashups" in Web applications. (Web2.0/SaaS Technology)
May - Easy Web Browsing™ V2.0 released. (Accessibility)
Jun - IBM releases separation of duties and entitlement analyzer for Tivoli Access Manager (TAM). (Compliance Technology)
Sep - IBM Rational AppScan® Developer Edition 7.7 announced including TRL's string analysis technology. (Program Analysis Technology)
 
2007
Feb - IBM announced IBM® OmniFind™ Analytics Edition V8.4 (renamed as IBM Content Analyzer), text mining software from TRL. (Text Mining)
Mar - IBM Accessibility Internet Browser for Multimedia (aiBrowser) announced. (Accessibility Research)
Jul - Active Content Filter (ACF) delivered to Lotus Web 2.0 products. (Web 2.0 Security)
Dec - TRL contributes Accessibility Tools Framework (ACTF) to Eclipse Foundation. (Accessibility Research)
 
2006
Aug - IBM announced the IBM System Storage TS 1120, with the hardware encryption feature developed by TRL. (Cyptography Technology)
 
2005
Jan - Text mining system delivered to a major financial company. (Text Mining)
Jul - IBM announced WebSphere Extended Development v5.1 (WAS/XD) with Object Grid, IBM's first transactional cache product by TRL. (Transactional Data Cache Technology)
Aug - Text mining system delivered to a major distribution company. (Text Mining)
Sep - ITRL contributed to IBM's giant win for Blue Gene/L at KEK based on its high benchmark score achieved through optimizing two QCD (Quantum Chromo-Dynamics) applications. (Deep Computing)
 
2004
Mar - WS-Security engine for pervasive devices was released with WebSphere Micro Environment 5.6. (Web Service Security)
Jul - IBM announced WebSphere Extended Development v5.1(WAS/XD) with data partitioning technology, WPF, by TRL. (Transactional Data Cache Technology)
Aug - Everyplace Toolkit 5.0.1 for WebSphere Studio became downloadable from IBM, with MDAT (Multi-Device Authoring Technology) by TRL. (Web Application Technology)
Oct - IBM Japan announced IBM WebSphere Studio Home Page Builder (HPB) v9 with a new version of aDesigner. (Accessibility Research)
Dec - IBM released WebSphere Application Server v6.0 (WAS) with Web Services Security component technology from TRL. (Web Services Security)
 
2003
Jan - JAWS for Windows (IBM Version) 4.5 was announced. (Accessibility)
Jul - WS-Security Implementation was shipped with WebSphere Application Server 5.0.2. (Web Service Security)
Sep - IBM WebSphere Voice Server for Multiplatforms V4.2 was announced. (Speech Technology)
Oct - First HDD Active Protection System products (ThinkPads T41 and R50) were announced. (Personal Computing)
- Access Connection V2.7 was announced with ThinkPads T41, R50, and X31. (Personal Computing)
Nov - TRL delivered a toolset for systematic performance tests for Web applications to IGS (IBM Global Service). (Web Applications Technology)
Dec - IBM Japan announced WebSphere Translation Server (WTS) for Multiplatforms V5. (Machine Translation)
 
2002
Jan - ECperf certified IBM's benchmark tests of WebSphere Application Server, of which results set new records for Java performance and scalability among the industry's J2EE-compliant servers. (JIT compiler)
Feb - IBM released webSphere Voice Server V2.0. (Speech recognition/synthesis)
- IBM Japan shipped Internet King of Translation V5.0. (Machine translation)
- IBM Japan released the dictionary of pathological terms for ViaVoice. (Speech recognition)
Mar - IBM eServer xSeriesTM370(4-way and 8-way) set new records for Java performance with Windows 2000 and Linux on the SPEC JBB2000 benchmark. (JIT compiler)
- IBM IntelliStation® M Pro6849-51G set new records for Java per formance with Windows 2000 and Linux on the SPEC JVM98 benchmark tests. (JIT compiler)
- IBM Japan announced WebSphere Translation Server V2.0. (Machine translation)
May - IBM announced Home Page Reader for Korean. (Accessibility)
Jul - IBM Japan announced IBM Content Manager V8.1. (Text mining)
- IBM shipped Ultrastar 146Z10, a high-performance hard disk servers, with Rotational Vibration safeguard. (Servo technology)
Sep - IBM Japan released ViaVoice V10 for Windows. (Speech recognition/synthesis)
- IBM announced that its new WebSphere and TIVOLI® software would support WS-Security specification. (XML security technology)
Nov - IBM announced Home Page Reader for Thai. (Accessibility)

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Contributions to Solutions
 
(The following are cases that were announced in press releases, etc. There are more that are not listed here.)
2010
Feb - IBM Japan launched Text Analytics Cloud Service for the Automotive Industry. (Text Mining)
Apr - Research-Tokyo delivered a PDOS DHCR scheduler to a major metal company. (Optimized Production Scheduling)
- Research-Tokyo developed the semantic analysis technology for Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited. (Process Semantic Analysis, Process Discovery)
Aug - Research-Tokyo created Reverse-Modeling and System Performance Model Simulation technologies for Kyocera Mita Corporation to develop next generation MFP. (Model-driven Systems Engineering)
- Research-Tokyo contributed to construction of Web Accessibility Cloud Center at Tottori. (Accessibility Research)
2009
Feb - IBM Research - Tokyo developed design-requirements traceability and verification tools for MDSE (Model-Driven Systems Engineering) models for an Automotive Company. (Smarter Engineering)
- IBM Research - Tokyo and CyberAgent jointly developed a Smart Web 2.0 technology that analyzes blogger behavior and blog content. (Text Mining)
Nov - IBM Research - Tokyo contributed to the first installation of Easy Web Browsing in the financial service sector. (Accessibility)
 
2008
Jul - IBM announced new collaboration service to improve web accessibility. (Accessibility Research)
- TRL contributed to first Chinese win for Easy Web Browsing at the Beijing Paralympic Games. (Accessibility)
 
2007
Apr - IBM and Mayo Clinic make significant advances in real-time medical imaging. (Multi-core Acceleration Technology)
Sep - TRL contributes to next generation banking system for the service launch of SBI Sumishin Net Bank, Ltd. (Java Performance Analysis)
Oct - TRL baseband technology contributes to ultra-high-speed 60-GHz wireless communication technology. (Millimeter Wave Technology)
- New CRM service, Customer Flowline Analysis for in-store marketing, announced by IBCS. (Customer Insights)
 
2006
Feb - Sentiment Analysis engine, was delivered to a major portal site company in Japan. (Text Mining)
Apr - Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) becomes a new user of Easy Web Browsing (EWB). (Accessibility)
May - Text mining system delivered to a major communication company. (Text Mining)
May - CAA launched a new large-scale automotive auction system using TRL P2G Grid Delivery. (Grid Computing, Agent Server Technology)
Oct - SHARP Corporation developed a portable speech-to-speech translator by applying speech recognition technology of TRL. (Speech Technology)
 
2005
Jan - TRL developed a material allocation system for a steel company. (Optimization)
Mar - IBM Japan and Nagano University announced a Caption Editing System for students with disabilities. (Accessibility)
Apr - TRL developed a privacy-preserving access enforcement mechanism for an RFID traceability system. (Traceability)
May - IT Frontier announced its network solutions using IBM P2G (IBM® Peer-to-Group Media Broadcast), developed by TRL. (Grid Computing)
Jul - IBM TAKMI contributed to enhance the DNA microarray analysis service of Tohoku Chemical Co. (Clinical Information Mining)
Oct - P2G Grid Delivery, developed by TRL was adopted to a new large-scale automotive auction system by the CAA. (Grid Computing, Agent Server Technology)
 
2004
Jun - TRL delivered the accessibility consultation for the Mitsukoshi Department Store website renewal with Accessibility enhancements. (Accessibility)
- NTT Data and IBM Japan announced an agreement to use WebSphere as the middleware for a financial application solution service named FINALUNATM, with technology contribution by TRL. (Middleware Technology)
- Nissay Research Institute announced its grid-based financial risk management solution as a result of its joint research with IBM Japan. (Grid Computing)
 
2003
Feb - Tokyo Mitsubishi Bank launched its Web Services with TRL's XML security technology as the first Japanese bank. (XML Security)
- IBM Japan delivered the first Quantum Chemistry Portal to the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). (Grid Computing)
Mar - TRL designed the PII (Personally Identifiable Information) Keeper and delivered to a major automobile company for its privacy-protected CRM system. (Privacy Management)
- TRL delivered the pilot system of 3G Multimedia QoS to NTT DoCoMo. (Mobile Multimedia QoS)
Nov - Web Application Development Support Tool contributed to develop ASKUL Corporation commerce service.
Dec - TRL's speech recognition technology introduced in Japanese Supreme Court for Trial Transcripts. (Speech Technology)
 
2002
Mar - IBM Japan completed the IT-City project at Yamato City, funded by the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry. (Accessibility)
- IBM Japan's Innovation Center at Hakozaki, Tokyo, started the exhibition of ASIMO, developed by HONDA Motor Co.,LTD. (Speech recognition/synthesis)
May - Eisai Co.,LTD. introduced IBM's data integration system for the development of new drugs. (Database integration technology)
Jul - IBM Japan completed the Next Generation Barrier-Free System project, funded by the Ministry of Public Management. (Accessibility)
Aug - TRL developed a scheduling optimization technology in use for the steel manufacturing process.
Sep - Celester Lexico-Sciences, Inc., began using an IBM TAKMI-based text mining technology for the first time in the life sciences industry. (Text mining)
Oct - TRL's Web application development support tool was incorporated into WebSphere Application Components V3.1.
Nov - Gifu Prefecture introduced the Easy-Web-Browsing system for the elderly and the visually impaired. (Accessibility)

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Joint Research Projects
2010
Mar - IBM launched the new collaborative research initiative with universities to explore an open, common user interface platform for mobile devices. (Social Computing for Accessibility)
2008
Jun - IBM and Kyoto University announced TRL's large-scale traffic simulator. (Social Simulation)
 
2007
Nov - KNOPPIX 5.1.1 for Trusted Computing Geeks released. (Trusted Computing)
 
2005
Dec - Iwate Prefectural University and IBM completed a 4-year joint research project on visualization technology to support information retrieval on the Internet, conducted at the Iwate IT Open Laboratory. (Data Visualization)
 
2004
May - A joint research with Nissay Research Institute on applications of grid computing for financial risk management was completed. (Grid Computing)
- NTT Communications and IBM started a joint research project on monitoring and provisioning for ISP resources. (Middleware Technology)
Oct - IBM, Intel, and NTT DoCoMo jointly published TMP (Trusted Mobile Platform) specifications. (Integrity-Based Computing )
 
2003
Mar - RIKEN's GSC (Genomic Science Center) announced a joint research on bioinformatics, starting the project in May. (Bio Informatics)
- Research developed world's largest 20-inch OLED Display jointly with ID Tech Inc. (OLED Display)
Sep - Nippon Life Insurance Research Institute and IBM started a joint research project on applications of grid computing for financial risk management. (Grid Computing)

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Awards and Recognition
 
(Excludes awards and recognitions received by individuals)
2010
Jun - The Text Mining Team received the Field Innovation Award from the Japanese Society of Artificial Intelligence.
2008
May - IBM® OmniFind™ Analytics Edition (renamed as IBM Content Analyzer) innovations honored by Service & Support Professionals Association (SSPA).
 
2007
Jun - Easy Web Browsing™ selected as one of the "2007 u-Japan Best Practices" by MIC.
Nov - The TRL Data Analytics team won at IEEE ICDM, a worldwide contest in data mining.
 
2004
Jan - eWEEK selected HDD Active Protection System Drives as one of the top products of 2003.
Mar - The HDD Active Protection System received the NikkeiBP Technology Award - Consumer IT.
Aug - IBM was ranked No.1 in the Web Support Category on the Nikkei Personal Computing customer support survey on PCs, with support information enhanced by TRL's TAKMI.
Nov - Easy Web Browsing won a Good Design Award from JIDPO (Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization).
 
2003
Feb - OASIS released XACML as an OASIS Open Standard .
Mar - TRL was awarded a certification for its research accomplishments by the Operations Research of Society of Japan.
 
2002
Apr - IBM, Microsoft, and Verisign jointly announced the publication of new security specification for Web services. (XML security technology)
Oct - mySiteOutliner V3.5 received a "Good Design Award" from Japan Industrial Design Promotion Organization. (Site outlining technology)
Nov - WS-Security, IBM's security specification for Web services, received a "Technical Excellence Award" in the category of protocols from PC Magazine. (XML security technology)
Dec - W3C released XML Encryption and Decryption Transform as Recommendations. (XML security technology)

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Others
2010
Jan - Chieko Asakawa featured in an-hour documentary TV show by NHK . @
2009
Jun - An open source project, within Eclipse.org, the Accessibility Tools Framework (ACTF) from IBM Research - Tokyo became part of the 2009 Eclipse Annual Release version 3.5 "Galileo". (Accessibility Research)
- The IBM Research - Tokyo Accessibility Team's Proposal for Internet Media Accessibility was approved for a Japanese government funding by NICT (the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology). (Accessibility Research)
Jul - IBM Research - Tokyo will develop platform technologies to predict traffic flows for mobility in society - the project selected in the "2009 promotional Program for REducing global Environmental loaD through ICT innovation (PREDICT) of the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan. (Social Simulation)
- IBM Research - Tokyo contributed to BPM BlueWorks, a new offering for IBM's cloud computing strategy by providing security analysis and performance optimization. (Web 2.0/SaaS Security)
Oct - IBM announced that IBM Research - Tokyo has developed a new technology to visualize and improve mobile usability and accessibility of blind and voice access users on webpages. (Accessibility Research)
Dec - IBM Japan hosted Accessibility Forum 2009 with a theme of "Web accessibility in the past and in the next ten years". (Accessibility)
 
2008
Jan - Ubiquitous Web-based office editor demonstrated at Lotusphere 2008.
Oct - IBM Day at Keio University.
Nov - Accessibility Center held "Accessibility Forum 2008".
 
2007
Mar - TRL co-hosted the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) in conjunction with the TRL 25th anniversary.
Sep - TRL hosted IBM Day at the University of Tokyo.
Nov - IBM Accessibility Center contributed to the 7th International Abilympics in Japan.
 
2006
Feb - IBM announced the opening of the Electronics Innovation Center as part of TRL. (Innovation Centers)
Mar - TRL held its first workshop on Advanced Trusted Computing in Tokyo. (Trusted Virtual Domain)
Mar - TRL supported the Service Science Symposium in IBM Hakozaki, hosted by the Services Innovation Study Group (sponsored by METI). (Services Sciences)
Jul - IBM Japan announced the opening of the Automotive Innovation Center as part of TRL. (Innovation Centers)
Jul - IBM Japan announced the Electronic Clipping System, in collaboration with Connect Technology Corp. (Invisible Barcode Technology)
 
2005
Mar - The seven-language EXPO 2005 website was announced, featuring Easy Web Browsing, TRL's Internet support solution. (Accessibility)
Jun - The world first open source software to manage large PC clusters was developed and published by TRL.
Sep - TRL hosted a Service Science Symposium, the first attempt in Japan to discuss SSME (Service Sciences, Management and Engineering) by academia, industry, and government.
Nov - The Accessibility Center held the Accessibility Forum 2005. (Accessibility)
 
2004
Apr - Web Service Security (WSS) by TRL was ratified as an OASIS standard. (Web Service Security)
Jun - TRL contributed to three published Japan Industrial Standards (JIS) for Accessibility. (Accessibility)
Jul - The Accessibility Center held the Accessibility Forum 2004. (Accessibility)
- TRL made its aDesigner available at IBM alphaWorks. (Accessibility Research)
 
2003
May - The Accessibility Center held the Accessibility Forum 2003. (Accessibility)
Dec - TRL made its WS-Security for mobile devices available at IBM alphaWorks.
 
2002
Mar - TRL demonstrated WatchPad V1.5 at CeBIT 2000, held in Hanover, Germany.
Sep - IBM Japan released mySiteOutliner V3.5 for the IBM club membership. (Site outlining technology)
- TRL made its Web applications development support tool available at IBM alphaWorks.
Oct - TRL demonstrated WatchPad V2.0, incorporating the PowerPC 405LP, at the World PC EXPO 2002, held in Tokyo.

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