WORLD OF IOT Grows with 30 New Exhibitors at SEMICON Japan

TOKYO — November 2, 2016 — Today, SEMI announced that WORLD OF IOT, a show-within-a-show at SEMICON Japan 2016, will expand with the addition of 30 new exhibitors. Over 65,000 attendees are expected to convene at SEMICON Japan and WORLD OF IOT at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo on December 14-16. Registration for the exhibition and programs is now open.

WORLD OF IOT is a new technology showcase highlighting the companies, products, technologies, and applications enabling the Internet of Things (IOT) revolution. WORLD OF IOT brings together leading global electronics companies whose innovations are driving the expansion of mobile, cloud computing, consumer, and network-connected devices. As a show-within-a-show at SEMICON Japan, this showcase opens innovation opportunities by connecting IOT players to the electronics manufacturing supply chain for new business.

This year’s WORLD OF IOT will include 30 new exhibiting companies to expand its size from 120 booths in 2015 to 140 booths in 2016. New exhibitors represent key IOT application segments including: industrial IOT, automotive, mobile and sensors. Key exhibitors include:

Industrial IOT/Smart Manufacturing:

  • Fanuc (new)
  • Hitachi
  • Konica Minolta (new)
  • Mie Fujitsu Semiconductor
  • Panasonic (new)
  • SAP Japan (new)
  • Siemens


  • NVIDIA (new)
  • Toyota Motors


  • Cisco Systems
  • IBM Research – Tokyo


  • Analog Devices (new)
  • Murata Manufacturing (new)
  • Sony Semiconductor Solutions (new)

WORLD OF IOT this year also expands its coverage to include the flexible hybrid electronics (FHE) value chain. FHE is an enabling technology for many IOT devices, especially wearable applications. Thirteen companies and associations will participate in the area to showcase their new technologies and products, including SCREEN Holdings (printing equipment), Yuasa System (test equipment), NISSHA (sensor products) and Toyobo (materials for wearable products). 

Register now for SEMICON Japan 2016 (December 14-16) in Tokyo.

About SEMI

SEMI® connects more than 2,000 member companies and more than a quarter-million professionals worldwide to advance the science and business of electronics manufacturing. SEMI members are responsible for the innovations in materials, design, equipment, software, and services that enable smarter, faster, more powerful, and more affordable electronic products. Since 1970, SEMI has built connections that have helped its members grow, create new markets, and address common industry challenges together. SEMI maintains offices in Bangalore, Beijing, Berlin, Brussels, Grenoble, Hsinchu, Moscow, San Jose, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C.  For more information about SEMI, visit and follow SEMI on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Association Contacts

Yoichiro Ando
SEMI Japan
Phone: 81.3.3222.5854

Deborah Geiger
SEMI Headquarters
Phone: 1.408.943.7988

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