History

 

May 1994
  • Founded HyperTech Co., Ltd.
June 1994
  • Established the Multimedia Center of HyperTech at 10th Hase Bldg., Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City.
November 1994
  • Started sales of Video CD Version 2.0 compatible authoring system. Also commenced planning, manufacturing and order-receiving of the CD-I/DV.
February 1995
  • Intermedia Show ’95 (The world’s largest CD-ROM show)
  • Exhibited internally-developed products at the distributors’ booth of our company (San Francisco). Exhibited the Video CD authoring systems.

April 1995

  • Exhibited with two other companies, IBM Japan, Ltd. and Shashin Kagaku Co., Ltd., at the Multimedia Show in the 36th Science and Technology Week of Japan hosted by Kinki Invention Center.
July 1995
  • Started receiving orders for the development of car navigation systems (mainly CD-ROM related).
August 1995
  • Started development and sale of software for preventing illegal copying of software.
September 1995
  • Started receiving orders for the planning and production of TV commercials.
April 1996
  • Exhibited with two other companies at the Multimedia Show in the 37th Science and Technology Week of Japan.
  • The two other companies were Denno Shokai Ltd. and Media Art Co., Ltd.
  • (Hosted by Kinki Invention Center)
April 1997
  • Received an order for developing the entire software package for the world’s smallest replay MD (Mini Disc) system from a major consumer electronics manufacturer.
May 1997
  • Received an order for development and design consulting services for the hardware for next-generation car navigation systems from a major automobile company.
September 1997
  • Exhibited at the booth of KUBOTEK Corporation in the ’97 Windows World Exhibition.
  • Exhibited and demonstrated the Video CD Maker Lite version at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.
  • Also exhibited and demonstrated products at the booth of Omni Media Inc., a MPEG hardware manufacturer, in the same exhibition.
  • Exhibited and demonstrated the Video CD Maker Lite version at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.
April 1998
  • Exhibited and demonstrated the Video CD Maker Lite version at the Video CD manufacturing corner of the booth of Hitachi, Ltd., in the ’98 COMDEX Japan Exhibition, held at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.
  • Also exhibited and demonstrated the Video CD Maker at KUBOTEK Corporation’s booth.
June 1998
  • Passed the VIL system supporting venture businesses managed by the City of Kyoto and Advanced Scientific Technology & Management Research Institute of Kyoto (ASTEM), and moved into the ASTEM building.
August 1998
  • Prepared a textbook on optical disc technology for a correspondence course which started in July 1999.
  • Japan Technical Education Center (JTEX)
  • The textbook was adopted also for technology correspondence education by a major computer manufacturer for its employees.
November 1998
  • Certified by the Kyoto Governor under the Creative Activities Promotion Act for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses.
June 1999
  • Received a subsidy from Kyoto Prefecture based on the Creative Technology Development Cost Assistance System in 1999.
  • “Development of Windows-based DVD-Video Authoring Systems”
October 2000
  • Qualified to be a presenter in the information and communication field at the GVF (Global Venture Forum) 2000.
  • Information and communication field: 15 overseas firms, 3 domestic firms (hosted by Osaka Chamber of Commerce and others)
November 2000
  • Released “Patent Creator,” software to help prepare patent specifications.
January 2001
  • Started our correspondence course in “Image Processing and Image Compression Technology,” the textbooks for which were written by us.
  • The textbooks were adopted also for technical education by a major information and communication devices manufacturer for its employees.
February 2001
  • Qualified to be a presenter at the Business Plaza Kyoto 2001 in Tokyo Meeting.
  • Six other companies located in Kyoto became qualified to be a presenter (hosted by the Medium/Small Sized Business Promotion Publish Corporation of Kyoto).
May 2001
  • Received a subsidy from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry based on the Creative Technology Development Cost Assistance System in 2001.
  • “Development of Scenario Archive Type DVD Authoring System”
August 2001
  • Passed the feasibility study project for problem-solving technological innovation in 2001. (Japan Small and Medium Enterprise Corporation)
  • “Research on an Inspection Instrument for the Optical Spectrum Applied Printed Circuit Board (PCB)”
December 2001
  • Started our correspondence course in the “Introduction to Business Model – Patent,” the textbooks for which were written by us and published by Japan Technical Education Development Center (JTEX).
July 2002
  • Received a subsidy from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry based on the 2001 revised budget for the local creative research and development business subsidy.
  • “Development of an Inspection Instrument for the Optical Spectrum Applied Printed Circuit Board (PCB)”
August 2002
  • Relocated our office in the ASTEM building from the 3rd floor to the 5th floor.
  • Established our Keihanna Office in the Kansai Science Study City.
October 2002
  • Started cooperation with “Patent Laboratory,” a patent incubator facility established by Osaka Prefecture in Osaka Prefectural Patent Information Center (OPIC).
December 2002
  • Increased the capital to 15 million yen.
    Acquired ISO 14001 certification.
March 2003
  • Increased the capital to 20 million yen.
July 2003
  • Published a book, “Illustrated Manual – Easy to Understand Basics and Structure of the Latest Data Compression Techniques” from Shuwa System Co., Ltd.
March 2004
  • Increased the capital to 30 million yen.
October 2004
  • Increased the capital to 40 million yen.
April 2005
  • Released “Patent Editor,” software to help develop ideas and write patent specifications.
December 2005
  • Took part in writing the book “Twenty-Year Progress of the Compact Disc – Three Cultural Revolutions Brought About by the CD” published by CDs21 Solutions.
April 2006
  • Packaged and released “PCID Library,” a DRM security measure tool. Packaged and released “CrackProof,” cracking-prevention security software.
March 2007
  • “CrackProof,” cracking-prevention security software, won the grand prize in the Kansai Front-runner Grand Prize 2007.
June 2007
  • “CrackProof” won the 1st prize in the 4th CSAJ Alliance Annual Grand Prize.
October 2007
  • “CrackProof” was commended as a computerization promotion and contribution information processing system in Computerization Month 2007.
January 2008
  • Released the online game protection software “CrackProof Game Edition.”
March 2008
  • “CrackProof” and “CrackProof Game Edition” won the 20th Award of Excellence of the Medium and Small-sized Business Excellence New Technology and New Product Prize – Software Division, respectively.

October 2008

  • “CrackProof” and “CrackProof Game Edition” won the Grand Prize of the Software Product of the Year (R) 2008.
May 2010
  • Released “PateChecker,” patent checking software.
December 2010
  • Released “CrackProof for Android, SO version,” cracking-prevention security software for Android applications developed in C++ and other languages.
August 2011
  • Released “CrackProof for Android, dex version,” cracking-prevention security software for Android applications developed in Java.
June 2012
    “CrackProof for Android” won the 9th CSAJ Alliance Annual Grand Prize – Special Prize.
September 2012
  • Released “CrackProof for iOS,” cracking-prevention security library for iOS applications.
July 2013
  • Released “CrackProof for Linux,” cracking-prevention security software for Linux applications.
February 2014
  • Released the cloud version of the cracking-prevention security software for Android applications “CrackProof for Android™.”
July 2014
  • Launched the “Application safety assessment” service that verifies the safety of applications.
February 2015
  • Released “diaCrypto,” white-box cryptography software.
July 2015
  • Changed the name to DNP HyperTech Co., Ltd.
April 2016
  • Released “CrackProof for Unity Windows®/Android™,” cracking-prevention security software for game applications developed in Unity.
October 2016
  • Released “dexObfuscator,” an Android application obfuscation service software.
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