Asian Activities Report for January 19, 2012: King Jim (TYO:7962) New Scanner Product "iScamil" Scans Documents Directly onto iPads
Sydney, Jan 19, 2012 AEST (ABN Newswire) - King Jim Co., Ltd. (TYO:7962) says that its latest scanner product "iScamil" can easily convert iPad/iPad 2 into a portable scanner and digitises documents directly onto iPads. "iScamil" can handle everything from business cards to A4-sized documents, and directly save scanned copies as 300dpi JPEG files in the iPad's picture folder. Users can also have a real-time preview on their iPads as the items are pulled through the feeder and scanned. "iScamil" will be available in the Japanese market on February 17th, 2012, priced at 15,540 yen. King Jim expects to sell 30,000 units in the first year after launch.
Anton Oilfield Services Group (HKG:3337) today announces its strategic objectives for 2012, as it works towards its goal of becoming a leading global oilfield technology services company with a strong foothold in China. The Group expects to increase its market share in natural gas and horizontal wells, to increase revenue generated from business outside of China, and to make acquisitions worldwide.
SouthGobi Resources Limited (TSE:SGQ) (HKG:1878) says that the Company has successfully completed its 2011 guidance for coal sales and production. 4.02 million tonnes of coal were sold in 2011, representing a 58% year-on-year increase, whilst coal production for 2011 amounted to 4.57 million tonnes, up 64% than 2010.
Rhythm Watch Co., Ltd. (TYO:7769) has released a new alarm clock product with many features for emergencies and disaster prevention. It has AM/FM radio, a flashlight, a hand crank generator, and a USB jack for charging mobile phones. The product operates on either battery or AC power. It will be available in the Japanese market on 25 January 2012.