History

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May 1994 Founded HyperTech Co., Ltd.
June 1994 Established the Multimedia Center of HyperTech at 10th Hase Bldg., Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto
November 1994 Started the sale of Video CD Version2.0 compatible authoring system. Started also the planning, manufacturing and order receiving of the CD-I/DV.
February 1995 Exhibited the Video CD authoring systems in the distributors’ booth of our company at “Intermedia Show ‘95” (the world’s largest CD-ROM show) took place in San Francisco.
April 1995 Exhibited three joint display along with IBM Japan, Ltd. and Shashin Kagaku Co., Ltd. at the “Multimedia Show” in the “36th Science and Technology Week of Japan” hosted by the Kinki Invention Center.
July 1995 Started order acceptance of the development of car navigation systems (mainly CD-ROM related)
August 1995 Started development and the sale of software for anti-illegal copy of software.
September 1995 Started order acceptance of planning and production of TV advertisements.
April 1996 Exhibited three joint display along with Denno Shokai Ltd. and Media Art Co., Ltd. at the “Multimedia Show” in the “37th Science and Technology Week of Japan” hosted by the Kinki Invention Center.
April 1997 Received order from a major consumer electronics manufacturer on the development of the entire software for the world’s smallest MD (Mini Disc) system.
May 1997 Received order from a major automobile company on the development and design consultation of hardware for the next-generation car navigation system.
September 1997 Exhibited and demonstrated the “Video CD Maker Lite version” at KUBOTEK Corporation’s booth in the “’97 Windows World Exhibition,” held at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.
At the same time, exhibited and demonstrated the “Video CD Author Lite version” at the booth of a Japanese distributor of Omni Media Inc., an MPEG-related hardware vendor in the same exhibition.
April 1998 Exhibited and demonstrated the “Video CD Maker Lite version” at the Video CD authoring corner of Hitachi, Ltd. booth in the “’98 COMDEX Japan Exhibition,” held at Makuhari Messe, Chiba.
At the same time, exhibited and demonstrated the “Video CD Maker” at KUBOTEK Corporation’s booth.
June 1998 Passed the examination in the venture business at incubation supporting system that City of Kyoto and ASTEM (Advanced Scientific Technology and Management Research Institute of Kyoto) raise, and allowed to move into the ASTEM building.
August 1998 Prepared a textbook on optical disc technology for a correspondence course of JTEX (Japan Technical Education Center, a public entity) which started in July 1999. The textbook was adopted also for technology correspondence education for the employees by a major computer manufacturer.
November 1998 Certified by the Kyoto Governor as the subject to the Creative Activities Promotion Act for Small-Medium Sized Business.
June 1999 Received a subsidy for “the Development of Windows Responding DVD-Video Authoring Systems” from Kyoto Prefecture based on the Creative Technology Development Cost Assistance System in 1999.
October 2000 Qualified to a presenter in the information and communication filed at the GVF (Global Venture Forum) 2000 hosted by Osaka Chamber of Commerce and others.
Other 15 overseas companies and 3 Japanese companies got qualified to a presenter as well.
November 2000 Released “Patent Creator,” a software to help write patent specifications.
January 2001 Started our correspondence course in the “Image processing/ Image compression Technology,” for which textbooks were written by us.
The textbooks were adopted for technical education on employees by a major information and communication devices manufacturer.
February 2001 Qualified to a presenter at the Business Plaza Kyoto 2001 in Tokyo Meeting, hosted by the Medium/Small Sized Business Promotion Publish Corporation of Kyoto.
Other 7 companies located in Kyoto got qualified to a presenter as well.
May 2001 Received a subsidy for the development of “Scenario Archive Type DVD Authoring System” from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry based on the Creative Technology Development Cost Assistance System in 2001.
August 2001 Passed the feasibility study project for the problem corresponding technological innovation 2001 on our “Development of an Inspection Instrument for the Optical Spectrum Applied Printed Circuit Board (PCB)” that the Japan Small and medium Enterprise Corporation raised.
December 2001 Started our correspondence course in the “Introduction to Business Model – Patent,” for which textbooks were written by us and published by JTEX (Japan Technical Education Development Center, a public entity).
July 2002 Received a subsidy for “Development of an Inspection Instrument for the Optical Spectrum Applied Printed Circuit Board (PCB)” from the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry based on the 2002 revised budget for the local creative research and development business subsidy.
August 2002 Relocated our office in the ASTEM building from the 3rd floor to the 5th floor.
Newly 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 Technique” by 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,” a software to help develop ideas and write patent specifications.
December 2005 Took part in writing of a book “Twenty-Year Steps of the Compact Disc – Three Cultural Revolutions Brought About by the CD” published by CDs21 Solutions.
April 2006 Packaged a DRM security measure tool “PCID Library” and released to the market.
Packaged a cracking prevention security software “CrackProof™” and released to the market.
March 2007 Won the grand prize in the Kansai Front-runner Grand Prize 2007 by the cracking security prevention security software “.”
June 2007 Won the 1st prize in the 4th CSAJ Alliance Annual Grand Prize by the cracking prevention security software “CrackProof™”
October 2007 The cracking prevention security software “CrackProof™” was awarded as a computerization promotion and contribution information process system in the Computerization Month 2007.
January 2008 Released the online game protection software “CrackProof™ Game Edition.”
March 2008 Won the 20th Award of Excellence of the Medium and Small-sized Business Excellence New Technology and New Product Prize – Software Division by the cracking prevention security software “CrackProof™” and the online game protection software “CrackProof™ Game Edition.”
October 2008 Won the Grand Prize of the Software Product of the Year (R) 2008 by the cracking prevention security software “CrackProof™” and the online game protection software “CrackProof™ Game Edition.”
May 2010 Released the patent checking software “PateChecker.”
December 2010 Released the cracking prevention security software for Android applications developed on the C++ and other systems “CrackProof™ for Android™” SO version.”
August 2011 Released the cracking prevention security software for Android applications developed on the Java system “CrackProof™ for Android™” DEX version.”
June 2012 Won the 9th CSAJ Alliance Annual Grand Prize – Special Prize by the cracking prevention security software CrackProof™ for Android applications “CrackProof™ for Android™”.”
September 2012 Released the cracking prevention security library for iOS applications “CrackProof™ for iOS.”
July 2013 Released the cracking prevention security software for Linux applications “CrackProof™ for Linux.”
February 2014 Released the new version for cloud of the cracking prevention security software for Android applications “CrackProof™ for Android™”.
July 2014 Launched third party verification “Application safety assessment” service.
February 2015 Released white-box cryptography “diaCrypto”.
July 2015 Company name changed to DNP HyperTech Co., Ltd.