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IBM
IBM
YAMATO FACILITY located in the city of Yamato , Kanagawa Prefecture , Japan
Japan
, is where IBM's research and development activities are done for IBM's worldwide and Asia-Pacific region market. Its buildings were designed by the architecture firm of Nikken Sekkei Ltd. and completed in 1985. In July, 2012, all IBM
IBM
research and development functions completed moving to IBM Toyosu Facility , Tokyo. The last IBM-related organizations left Yamoto around September, 2012, and the facility is no longer associated with IBM. IBM Yamato Facility - R&D Buildings

CONTENTS

* 1 General

* 2 IBM
IBM
Yamato Development Laboratory

* 2.1 History

* 2.2 Products and technologies

* 2.2.1 For the worldwide market * 2.2.2 For Japan
Japan
& Asia-Pacific region

* 2.3 Development Lab Directors * 2.4 Development project areas

* 3 IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory * 4 Access * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links

GENERAL

IBM
IBM
Yamato Facility houses IBM's research and development centers in Japan. Its address is 1623-14, Shimo-tsuruma, Yamato City , Kanagawa Prefecture , Japan
Japan
. Its buildings were completed in 1985.

IBM
IBM
YAMATO DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY

HISTORY

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A brief history is as follows:

* IBM
IBM
did in Japan
Japan
small-scale development activities, using RPQ procedure at its Special
Special
Engineering department - 1960s * IBM
IBM
Japan
Japan
Development Laboratory (JDL) was established in Tokyo
Tokyo
- 1972 * JDL moved to IBM
IBM
Fujisawa Plant site, becoming IBM
IBM
Fujisawa Development Laboratory (FDL) - 1975 * FDL moved to the current site, becoming IBM
IBM
Yamato Development Laboratory (usually called Yamato Lab, not as YDL). IBM
IBM
Tokyo Programming Center (VM /Office System, Banking System, Retail System, etc.) at Kawasaki also moved here. - 1985 * IBM Tokyo Research Laboratory also moved to Yamato - 1993 * As IBM
IBM
sold its Personal Computer Division to Lenovo
Lenovo
, Yamato Lab's ThinkPad
ThinkPad
departments were separated, but remain at Yamato site - 2005

PRODUCTS AND TECHNOLOGIES

Announced products and technologies include:

For The Worldwide Market

* IBM 3767 printer terminal (using SNA /SDLC ) - 1974 * IBM
IBM
3276 3270 display-controller - 1975 * IBM 3101 ASCII display - 1979 * IBM
IBM
3178 Lower cost 3270 display - 1983 * IBM
IBM
3179 Low cost 3270 color display - 1984 * IBM
IBM
ThinkPad
ThinkPad
- 1992

etc.

For Japan
Japan
& Asia-Pacific Region

* IBM Kanji System - 1971 & 1979 * Double-byte Technical Coordination Office (DTCO), a support center of the Asian languages - 1982 * IBM
IBM
Multistation 5550 & Bunsho Program (DisplayWrite/5550) - 1983 * IBM 3270
IBM 3270
Kanji Emulator & IBM 5250 Kanji Emulator * IBM JX - 1984 * IBM
IBM
Office & Document Processing System (ODPS), a DBCS-enabled VM / PROFS for CJK ) - 1986 * IBM
IBM
4680 Store System (using IBM
IBM
5550 base) & IBM
IBM
4692 POS Workstation - 1986 * IBM
IBM
SAIL/ESA (System Development Aid for IMS/ESA On-Line Applications): a package for Japanese financial organizations * IBM
IBM
DOS/V
DOS/V
- 1990 & PC Open Architecture Developers\' Group (OADG) -1991 * IBM
IBM
Homepage Builder - 1994 * IBM
IBM
FormWave (workflow system) - 1995

etc.

DEVELOPMENT LAB DIRECTORS

The Development Lab Directors (or those who were in charge of Development Zurich, Switzerland; etc. In 2008, there are 200 researchers.

ACCESS

Ten minutes' walk from:

* Chuo-Rinkan Station on Den-en Toshi Line , Tokyu Electric Railway * Chuo-Rinkan Station on Enoshima Line , Odakyu Electric Railway

SEE ALSO

* IBM
IBM
* IBM
IBM
Japan, Ltd. (in Japanese) * IBM
IBM
Hakozaki Facility (Marketing)

REFERENCES

* ^ IBM
IBM
Opens IBM
IBM
Tokyo
Tokyo
Laboratory in Toyosu, Tokyo, on July 1, 2012 ( IBM
IBM
Press Release, in Japanese) * ^ IBM
IBM
history of Far Eastern Languages in Computing. Part 3. IBM Japan
Japan
taking the lead, accomplishments through the 1990s (IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, Volume 27, Issue 1, Jan.-March 2005) * ^ IBM
IBM
Japan\'s Facilities: