Milestones

 
2020 6   CROSSZONE CZ-10 received Japan VGP 2020 Summer Life Style award (75,000 yen - 100,000 yen headphone category)
 6   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan VGP 2020 Summer Life Style award (200,000 yen - 300,000 yen headphone category)
 6   CROSSZONE CZ-10 awarded 1st place by Japan HiVi Best Buy 2020 Summer (50,000 yen - 100,000 yen headphone category)
 6   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan HiVi Best Buy 2020 Summer award (above 100,000 yen headphone category)
 4   Asia Optical was rewarded the Charity Contribution Award of the Year 2020 by the Export Processing Zone, MOEA
 1   2020 Jan Received IATF16949 (the requirements of a quality management system for organizations in the automotive industry) certification
2019 11   CROSSZONE CZ-10 received "VGP Closed-type Headphone 2020 Award (75,000 yen - 100,000 yen headphone category)."
 11   CROSSZONE CZ-10 received 1st Place by Japan HiVi Best Buy 2019 Winter award (closed type headphone 50,000 yen - 100,000 yen category).
 11   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received "VGP Closed type Headphone 2020 Award (200,000 yen - 300,000 yen headphone category)."
 11   CROSSZONE CZ-10 received "Audio Excellence Award 2020: Headphone (AEX 2020)."
 11   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received 10th place Headphone Award from "HiVi Winter Best Buy 2019 (above 100,000 yen headphone category)."
 6   CROSSZONE CZ-10 received 1st place Headphone Award from "HiVi Summer Best Buy 2019 (50,000 yen - 100,000 yen headphone category)."
 6   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan HiVi Best Buy 2019 Summer award (above 100,00 yen headphone category).
 6   CROSSZONE CZ-10 received Japan VGP 2019 Summer Life style award, Gold award for closed type headphone (75,000 yen - 100,000 yen category).
 6   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan VGP 2019 Summer Life Style award (closed type headphone 200,000 yen - 300,000 yen category).
 4   CROSSZONE CZ-10 (2nd gen.) headphone released in Japan
2018 11   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan VGP 2019 Life Style award (closed type headphone 200,000 yen - 300,000 yen category).
 11   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan HiVi Best Buy 2018 Winter (above 100,000 yen category)
 6   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan VGP 2018 Summer Life Style award ( closed type headphone 200,000 yen - 300,000 yen category).
 6   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan HiVi Best Buy 2018 Summer award (above 100,00 yen headphone category).
2017 11   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan HiVi Best Buy 2017 Winter award (above 100,000 yen headphone category)
 11   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan VGP 2018 Life Style award (closed type headphone 200,000 yen - 300,000 yen category).
 6   CROSSZONE CZ-1 awarded 2nd place by Japan HiVi Best Buy 2017 Summer
 6   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan VGP 2017 Summer Life Style Award (closed type headphone above 100,000 yen category).
 5   CROSSZONE was awarded Hi -End Class Headphone 2016 -2017 Japan
 1   SP360 4K sports camera was awarded the ONLY 2017 TWICE Picks Award for “Camera: Action Video Cams” at CES 2017.
2016 11   CROSSZONE CZ-1 awarded 1st place by Japan HiVi Best Buy 2016 Winter (above 100,000 yen headphone category)
 11   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan VGP 2017 Lifestyle award (above 100,000yen headphone category)
 10   CROSSZONE CZ-1 received Japan AEX Award 2016
 6   Kilo 2000 laser rangefinder was awarded “TAIWAN OUTSTANDING PHOTONICS PRODUCT AWARD 2016” by OPTO Taiwan, Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association
 6   CROSSZONE First Generation External Sound Localization Headphone CZ-1 Released in Japan
2015 10   Asia Optical was awarded “Best Service Prize” in friendly nursing room competition held by Taichung City Government
 9   Laser rangefinder product was awarded “Field & Stream Best of the Best Award”.
 6   SP360 sports camera was awarded “TAIWAN OUTSTANDING PHOTONICS PRODUCT AWARD 2015” by OPTO Taiwan, Photonics Industry & Technology Development Association
 1   SL5 product was awarded “CES BEST OF CES 2015”
 1   SP360 sports camera was awarded “Best image product” in 2014 by PCPOP.com, a professional consumer electronics website from China
2014 9   SP360 sports camera was awarded “Best of CTIA 2014”.
 7   Blood instrument technology with image identification system earned the funding from “A+ enterprise innovation program” ,the Department of Industrial Technology (DoIT),Ministry of Economic Affairs, R.O.C
 2   Asia Optical was awarded “Health promotion certification mark” by Bureau of Health Promotion, Department of Health, Executive Yuan, R.O.C.
2013 12   The Human Resources Sect. of Asia Optical wins the Bronze Metal Award in 2012
 10   Asia Optical’s Laser Range Finder Riflescope was honored by 2013 National Invention and Creation Award.
2012 11   Asia Optical was awarded the Badge of Accredited Healthy Workplace by the Department of Health for its remarkably healthy working environment.
 9   TTQS(Certificate of Taiwan TrainQuali System) from the Bureau of Employment and Vocational Training.
2011 11   ASIA TECH IMAGE INC. was officially listed in Taiwan's GreTai Securities Market.
2010 11   Digital Cameras GE E1486TW and GE C1033 won the 2010 VGP (Visual Grand –Prix) Gold Award in Japan.
 9   Asia Optical won "2010 National Invention and Creation Award" from the Intellectual Property Office of the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
 1   Asia Optical and Microvision's collaborated 「SHOWWX」 Pico Projector won the Last Gadget Standing CES 2010.
2009 6   Excellent optoelectronic products was awarded to Full-Crossline Laser.
2007 6   Excellent opto electronic products was awarded to Opti Fault Locator.
2006 12   December 12, 2006: The results of the “Taiwan"s Most Prestigious Corporations” surveyed by Common Wealth magazine ranked Asia Optical the 3rd place in the optoelectronic industry.
 6   SHANGHAI FPC operations start.
2005 10   Received Outstanding Innovation Award of ITA Award (Industrial Technology Advancement) by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
 8   The Chinese name of Taiwan Top Optical Co., Ltd was changed from 台灣理光 to 台灣禮光
 3    A joint venture company with Japan Pentax Precision Co.,Ltd. was established and named Pentax Precision Co.,Ltd . Its main products are optical engines for black & white laser printers and related components.
 2   Mr. Yang Ru Dai, the vice chairman of the National People"s Congress , visited Dongguan Sintai Optical.
2004 8   Aug. The Image Capture Binocular acquired the silver medal award of the National Invention and Creation Award at 2004.
 7   Establishment of Shanghai/Jiading Factory.
 4   Acquired 2nd Taiwan Optical Communication Excellence Award.
 2   Nippon Sheet Glass Co., Ltd started official mass production for SLA in Shen Zhen Sintai Optical Co., Ltd and the is inaugurated Shen Zhen Gong Ming facility.
 1   Officially contracted with Ricoh Company Ltd. to acquire 85.5% share of Taiwan Ricoh Co., Ltd. Total invested amount was 473 million NT dollars.
2003 8    Establishment of TOKYO T.S. OFFICE.
 5   President of Republic of China, visited Asia Optical.
 3   Small Business Integrated Assistance Center led National Representative from 15 countries including Russia, Poland, Costa Rica, Honduras … etc. to visit Asia Optical.
 2   Vice President of Legislative Yuan, Mr. Bing-Kun Jiang visited Asia Optical.
2002 9   Received Outstanding Award of ITA Award (Industrial Technology Advancement) by the Ministry of Economic Affairs.
 8   Establishment of Shenzhen GongMing Factory.
 8   Public listed on TSEC (Taiwan Stock Exchange Corporation).
2001 12   Certified by ISO 14001.
 9   New building for An-he branch was accomplished and moved in.
 8    Laser Rangefinder won the Excellent Optoelectronic Product Awards in Taiwan.
2000 10   Officially listed on Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE).
1999 12   Strategic joint venture formed between Nikon Japan and Asia Optical. HANG ZHOU Nikon Camera Co., LTD. was established and focus on producing camera lens and parts.
1998 6   Accomplished the development of super compact Laser Rangefinder.
 5   Certified by ISO 9001.
1997 10    Developed digital camera and the production was started.
 8   Strategic joint venture formed between Nikon Japan and Asia Optical. GUANG DONG NIKON was established Jan
 1   Successfully developed Laser Rangefinder and the production was started in June 1998.
1996 12   Laser Rangefinder was successfully developed which also set a milestone for the start of Laser Rangefinder processing in the country. The product was started in April 1997.
1995 1   Strategic joint venture formed between Richo Eleme Japan and Asia Optical. RICOH ELEME Office Machine Co., Ltd. was established and focus on manufacturing copy machine accessories.
1994 6   The launch of production of monocular for Sony.
 4   In cooperation with Information Storage Division of OES to develop the optical pick-up head for MODD (Magneto optic Disk Driver).
 2   In cooperation with Optical-Film Lab. of OES (Optical Electronics & System Laboratories) to develop nonlinear crystal coating.
1993 12   Dec. Developed a super-compact & powerful binocular under CUTELITE own brand.
 11   The production of photocopier lens for KONICA Japan was started. The production of scanner lens for SHARP Japan was started.
 11   Successfully developed half mirror for CD and MD usage.
 6   Developed the broad-band Optical Monitoring System with OES of ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), and brought in automatic optical-film processing system from optical-film Lab. of OES.
1992 1   The production of V8 video camera conversion lens for SONY Japan was started.
1991 3   Brought in Japanese high-tech multi-layer coating equipment and know-how (ex. IR, UV coating...)
 3   Strategic joint venture formed between RICOH Japan and Asia Optical. Tailien Optical Co., Ltd. was established and focus on camera production.
1990 1   Established the optical design department, focusing on optical design.
1989 2   Under the technical cooperation with Olympus Optical Co., Ltd., the development of medical / bio-chemical microscope was smoothly accomplished.
1988 3   Aspheric plastic lens technology was successfully developed.
 1   Foreign Investment Business Units were set up in Southeast Asia to supply DC motors, lens polishing and other assemblies.
1987 2   Developed and manufactured ROOF PRISM which made a breakthrough in the country.
1986 8   Another contract with TASCO to produce roof prism compact Binocular and Spotting Telescopes.
1984 1   Started the technical-cooperation contract with Kenko Co., Ltd. of Japan and accomplished the development / production of astronomical telescope.
1982 1    A technical collaboration agreement with Sekon (Optical) Co., Ltd. was signed and the production of lens for optical apparatus was started. The business with Taiwan RICOH also started in 1982 by supplying lenses for 35mm auto-focus cameras
1980 10   Oct. Asia Optical is established, focusing on optical products design and production.