Those Glorious Days of Nikko
1990s, Europe’s satellite technology had been revolutionized by the successful launch of the world’s second direct broadcast satellite, Astra satellite, in December 1988. This development had escaped many manufacturers of satellite systems. Nikko had withstood the challenge and led the industry with technologies of add-on autofocus satellite tracking system, 2 GHz tuner...
1990s, the first tech venture, Nikko famed alongside with Philips, Nokia, Toshiba, Sony, Canal+, Alba, Amstrad, Grundig, Pace, Vortec (Samsung)... (acquired by a publicly listed corporation)
Nikko NK-2000 outperforms Toshiba C3 and C4; Canal+ newspaper campaigns, prized their subscribers with one set of Nikko Satellite System and Sony TV; Nikko sold as Philips EAP-33; Nikko sold at 45+ chain stores of Auchan...
Nikko Satellite Systems hit the front cover and inside stories of many consumer and trade magazines.
2000s, the second tech venture, Welkin* - Two innovations awarded “Five-Star Best Buy”... (deadpooled in 2008's Global Financial Crisis)
The digital switchover of television broadcasting technology in 2000s heralds sensational new technology developments, high definition televisions and innovative audiovisual equipment flourished.