About NexTV-F

Name
Next Generation Television & Broadcasting Promotion Forum (NexTV-F)
Address
8-5-43 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0052 Japan
Telephone: 03-5772-4800
History
May 2, 2013: Inaugural meeting
May 7, 2013: Registration of juridical persons
Objectives
To help provide added convenience to users by verifying and demonstrating specifications and provisions relating to transmission and reception, so as to achieve early next-generation broadcasting services (4K, 8K, smart TV, etc.), and to promote the advancement of broadcasting services by conducting trial broadcasts.
Mission
Our mission includes studying, verifying and evaluating technical specifications related to next generation broadcasting services, conducting trial broadcasts aimed toward practical applications, and developing, popularizing, promoting, and advertising services.

Activities

We conduct activities related to next generation broadcasting services as follows:

  • ■Studying technical specifications
  • ■Verifying and evaluating technical specifications
  • ■Conducting demonstration and fixed term trial broadcasts aiming toward practical
    application of the specifications
  • ■Developing, popularizing, promoting, and advertising services
  • ■Liaison, coordination, and collaboration with related organizations
  • ■Performing other activities necessary for achieving our objectives.

Executives

Chairperson Emeritus
Uchiyamada, Takeshi
Advisers
  • Ito, Susumu 
  • Murai, Jun 
  • Suzuki, Yuiti
President
  • Sudo, Osamu
Board of Directors
  • Endou,Akira
  • Fujinoki,Masaya
  • Hamada,Yasuto
  • Hashimoto,Hajime
  • Kawai,Toshiaki
  • Mikogami,Daisuke
  • Miyake,Seiichi
  • Nakagawa,Tomotaka
  • Nakamura,Iehisa
  • Nishimura,Tomonori
  • Nito,Masao
  • Negishi,Toyoaki
  • Oka,Hideyuki
  • Okamoto,Kosei
  • Otani,Mitsuru
  • Seki,Yoshiyuki
  • Shimada,Keiichiro
  • Shimizu,Kenji
  • Shinohara,Hiromichi
  • Taneya,Mototaka
  • Uchida,Yoshiaki
  • Yamamoto,Toshihiro
Auditor-Secretary
Mio, Mieko
Accounting Auditor
Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC

Organization

Organization

Members

Founder Members (in alphabetical order; 21 companies)

  • Dentsu Inc.
  • Fuji Television Network, Inc.
  • Fujitsu Ltd.
  • Japan Broadcasting Corporation
  • Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd.
  • KDDI Corporation
  • NEC Corporation
  • Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
  • Nippon Television Network Corporation
  • Panasonic Corporation
  • Sharp Corporation
  • SKY Perfect JSAT corporation
  • SoftBank Corp.
  • Sony Corporation
  • Sumitomo Corporation
  • Tohokushinsha Film Corporation
  • Tokyo Broadcasting System Television,Inc.
  • Toshiba Corporation
  • TV Asahi Corporation
  • TV Tokyo Corporation
  • WOWOW Inc

B Members (in alphabetical order; 61 companies)

  • ACCESS CO.,LTD.
  • Actvila Corporation
  • Agence France Presse
  • Asahi Broadcasting Corporation
  • ASTRODESIGN, Inc.
  • BOE Japan Co.,Ltd.
  • Broadcasting Satellite System Corporation
  • BS Conditional Access Systems Co.,Ltd.
  • Canon Inc.
  • CBC TELEVISION CO.,LTD.
  • Chukyo TV. Broadcasting Co., LTD.
  • DigiOn, Inc.
  • Dolby Japan K.K.
  • EIDEN Co.,Ltd.
  • Fishing Vision Co.,Ltd.
  • FOR-A COMPANY LIMITED
  • FUJIFILM Corporation
  • Hakuhodo DY media partners Inc.
  • Harmonic Japan G.K.
  • Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc.
  • Ikegami Tsushinki Co.,Ltd.
  • Imagica Robot Holdings Inc.
  • Imagination Technologies KK
  • Internet Initiative Japan Inc.
  • I-O DATA DEVICE, INC.
  • Japan CableCast Inc.
  • Japan Digital Serve Corporation
  • Kansai telecasting corp.
  • KEISOKU GIKEN Co.,Ltd.
  • K-Opticom Corporation
  • KYOSHIN COMMUNICATIONS Co., Ltd.
  • LG Electronics Japan Lab Inc.
  • Mainichi Broadcasting System, Inc.
  • Media Global Links Co., Ltd.
  • Miharu Communications Inc
  • MITOMO Co.,Ltd
  • MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION
  • nac Image Technology Inc.
  • Nagoya Broadcasting Network Co.,Ltd.
  • Nexion Corporation
  • NHK EDUCATIONAL CORPORATION
  • NHK ENTERPRISES, INC.
  • NHK Integrated Technology Inc.
  • NHK Media Technology, Inc.
  • NTT Plala Inc.
  • PIXELA CORPORATION
  • Plat-Ease Corporation
  • Q-TEC,INC.
  • Rohde & Schwarz Japan K.K.
  • Samsung R&D Institute Japan Co.LTD.
  • sMedio, Inc.
  • SPACE SHOWER NETWORKS INC.
  • STAR CHANNEL Inc.
  • Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.
  • TELEVISION OSAKA, Inc.
  • The Walt Disney Company (Japan) Ltd
  • TOKAI TELEVISION BROADCASTING Co.,Ltd
  • TOKYO LABORATORY LTD.
  • Tokyo Metropolitan Television Broadcasting Corporation
  • World Hi-Vision Channel, Inc.
  • Yomiuri Telecasting Corporation

Supporting Members (in alphabetical order; 38 companies)

  • Adobe Systems K.K.
  • Arxan Technologies Inc.
  • Association of All Japan TV Program Production Companies
  • AT Communications k.k.
  • Broadcast Satellite Disney Co., Ltd.
  • Corning Japan K.K.
  • Datalex Inc.
  • Digital Life Promotion Association
  • Elemental Technologies GK
  • Explorer inc.
  • Fraunhofer IIS
  • HUMAX Co., Ltd.
  • IMAGICA Corp.
  • IMAGICA TV Corp.
  • IMAGICADIGITALSCAPE Co., Ltd.
  • Japan Cable and Telecommunications Association
  • Japan Cable Laboratories
  • Japan Electronics and Information Technology
    industries Association
  • Japan Satellite Broadcasting Association
  • J-Stream Inc.
  • M Data Co.,Ltd.
  • maruvishi Ltd.
  • MEDIACAST CO., LTD.
  • Multiscreen Broadcasting Conference
  • NIPPON ANTENNA CO., LTD.
  • NTT Electronics Corporation
  • ORIX Corporation
  • P.I.C.S. Co.,Ltd
  • PHOTRON LIMITED
  • Rikkyo University
  • SCSK Corporation
  • TELETECH CO.,LTD
  • the Federation of Music Producers Japan
  • the Japan Commercial Broadcasters Association (JBA)
  • VALTES CO.,LTD.
  • Waseda University
  • Yokogawa Digital Computer Corporation
  • YOKOGAWA Rental&Lease Corporation

Application for membership

After you have read, understood, and approved the constitutional document and rules, please fill in the application form A, B and send it to the NexTV-F secretariat by e-mail.

Application Form A (WORD/28KB)
Application Form B(Excel/36KB)

Access

Futaba Akasaka Building 3rd Floor, 8-5-43 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 107-0052 Japan
(3 minute walk from Tokyo Metro Aoyama-itchome Station)
Telephone: 03-5772-4800, Facsimile: 03-5410-4848

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