Digital Arts

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About Digital Arts

History

Corporate History

2016
October Digital Arts Inc. begins operations at Chusikoku Sales Office
April Digital Arts Consulting Inc. is established
February Singapore subsidiary changes trade name to FinalCode Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
UK subsidiary changes trade name to FinalCode Europe Limited
2015
November Digital Arts Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. is established as a Singapore subsidiary
2014
April FinalCode, Inc. is established in the US as a local subsidiary
2013
June Digital Arts Inc. announces strategic alliance with NRI SecureTechnologies Ltd.
May Digital Arts Inc. establishes Polkast Japan as a subsidiary and forms business alliance with Polkast LLC (US)
March Digital Arts Inc. is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
2012
June Digital Arts Investment, Inc. is established as a US subsidiary
February Digital Arts Inc. is listed on the Second Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange
2011
November Digital Arts Inc. relocates head office to Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
April Digital Arts America, Inc. is established as a US subsidiary
Digital Arts Europe Ltd is established as a UK subsidiary
2009
December Digital Arts Inc. begins operations at Tohoku Sales Office
May Digital Arts Inc. acquires patent in China for internet access control involving filtering technology
This technology is patented in 27 countries and regions worldwide
January Digital Arts Inc. begins operations at Sapporo Sales Office (currently Hokkaido Sales Office)
2008
February Digital Arts Inc. is certified as a Privacy Mark enterprise
2007
November Digital Arts Inc. begins operations at Nagoya Sales Office (currently Chubu Sales Office)
June Digital Arts Inc. acquires patent in India for internet access control involving filtering technology
2006
August Digital Arts Inc. begins operations at Osaka Sales Office (currently Kansai Sales Office)
February Digital Arts Inc. acquires patent in Hong Kong for internet access control involving filtering technology
2005
October Digital Arts Inc. relocates head office to Nagatacho, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Digital Arts Inc. acquires patent in Japan for technology to filter individual mobile devices
August Digital Arts Inc. acquires patent in South Korea for internet access control involving filtering technology
July Digital Arts Inc. acquires patent in USA for internet access control involving filtering technology
March Digital Arts Inc. obtains 100% stock share of IQS' Co., Ltd., making the company its subsidiary
February Digital Arts Inc. acquires patent in 22 countries and regions for internet access control involving filtering technology
2004
October Digital Arts Inc. begins operations at Kyushu Branch Office (currently Kyushu Sales Office)
September Digital Arts Inc. transfers NET iScope (internet monitering service) business to shift corporate focus to filtering software
2002
September Digital Arts Inc. is listed on Nasdaq Japan of the Osaka Securities Exchange (currently JASDAQ Standard)
Digital Arts Inc. increases capital to 552.2 million yen
2000
May Digital Arts Inc. launches NET iScope, an internet monitoring service
March Digital Arts Inc. increases capital to 491 million yen
January Digital Arts Inc. relocates head office to Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo, increasing capital to 40 million yen
1998
August Digital Arts Inc. develops the first web filtering software in Japan and launches initiatives to accumulate information on harmful websites
1995
June Digital Arts Inc. is incorporated (capital: 10 million yen) in Minato-ku, Tokyo and commences operations to develop and market software for the internet

Product History

2016
June i-FILTER Browser & Cloud filtering database now available on PioneerVC xSync for effective ICT use in the classrooms.
Released m-FILTER Ver.4.7, featuring enhanced features to block targeted email attacks.
April Released m-FILTER MailAdviser Ver.3, featuring enhanced integration with FinalCode.
Began offering FinalCode Limited Edition for Local Government.
March Began offering m-FILTER Ver.4.6, featuring enhanced integration with FinalCode.
Began offering FinalCode integration with Box.
Integrated i-FILTER and m-FILTER with VMware Horizon series.
January Integrated FinalCode with Hitachi JP1 for transferring large CAD files and video data.
Released m-FILTER Ver.4.5, featuring single sign-on.
Toshiba Information Systems began offering Secure Protection, which integrates FinalCode with Mitsubishi Space Software's Sumizumi-kun.
Integrated i-FILTER and m-FILTER with JINS ADMS for ID management.
Began offering FinalCode Ver.5, featuring enhanced network folder security.
2015
December Released a data loss prevention solution by integrating i-FILTER Browser & Cloud, Glluegent's Gluegent Gate, and CyberTrust's CyberTrust DeviceID.
November Released i-FILTER for ZAQ, aimed at Jupiter Telecommunications' J:COM NET subscribers.
Released i-FILTER Ver.9.3 with SIEM integration, NICT database, and educational support features.
October Released m-FILTER MailAdviser Ver.2.6 with new OS support for Windows 10.
September Began offering i-FILTER for Multi Device for IIJ’s MVNO service for consumers.
Released a data loss prevention solution by integrating m-FILTER with UBIC’s Lit i View EMAIL AUDITOR.
August Provided the i-FILTER Browser & Cloud database for the educational support application LoiLoNote School.
July Began offering i-FILTER for Multi Device for Japan Cable Television’s MVNO service.
June i-FILTER for Android comes loaded on Sony’s LCD television Bravia.
May i-FILTER for TV comes loaded on Panasonic’s 4K television Viera.
Released m-FILTER MailAdviser, which prevents accidentally sending e-mails through a web browser when using Office365 or Gmail.
March Released i-FILTER for Multi Device for Windows, iOS, and Android devices.
February Launched Secure Proxy Appliance D-SPA Ver.3.
January Began offering learning materials, which can be used in classrooms or seminars for promoting net literacy.
2014
December Partnered with FireEye to integrate NX/CM series with i-FILTER as an option.
November Released FinalCode Reader for Android, which allows the viewing of PDF files encrypted by FinalCode on Android devices.
Released FinalCode Ver.4.2.
Released i-FILTER for Android for BIGLOBE.
October Web filtering technology Active Rating System is selected by Nintendo for New Nintendo 3DS.
September Released a webinar, Using Filtering Effectively, aimed at parents and guardians to explain the basics of web filtering.
Began offering a new 3-year licensing plan for i-FILTER for Consumers service for iOS.
Added new functionality to i-FILTER for Consumers service for Android,enabling access control for five major apps, including LINE.
Began offering new 2-year and 3-year licensing plans for i-FILTER for Consumers service for Android.
June Partnered with NRI Secure Technologies to integrate Cryptobin service with m-FILTER.
Released m-FILTER Ver.4, which includes support for cloud-based email services and expanded language coverage.
Released FinalCode Reader, which allows the viewing of PDF files encrypted by FinalCode on iOS devices.
Released FinalCode Ver.4.1, containing added database support for on-premise installations and client-side speed enhancements.
April Released i-FILTER Browser & Cloud Ver.3.5, which provides more flexible filtering settings and improved visibility for web access logs.
Released i-FILTER Ver.9, which provides over 2,000 granular controls for both global and domestic web services and applications.
March Added 3 new stories to the free educational app, Smartphone Hidden Risks - Virtual Experience.
February Released i-FILTER for Consumers service for PlayStation 4.
2013
December Added 4 new stories to the free educational app, Smartphone Hidden Risks - Virtual Experience.
Released the e-mail client human error prevention software, m-FILTER MailAdviser Ver.2
Released a massive update of the file security solution, FinalCode, with Ver.4
October Collaborated with FUJITSU BROAD SOLUTION & CONSULTING Inc. to provide i-FILTER Browser as an option to the FENCE-Mobile RemoteManager Mobile Device Management product.
Collaborated with Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions Co., Ltd to provide teaching materials for children, web filtering for families with elementary school children, and promote Internet literacy education, also providing i-FILTER for Consumers free for one year to all DORAZEMI members.
September Launched i-FILTER Browser & Cloud.
August Launched i-FILTER Browser Ver.3.00 with new OS support for Windows tablets and PCs.
Released an educational app, Smartphone Hidden Risks - Virtual Experience for iOS and Android users.
July m-FILTER Ver.3.6 released with new send mistake prevention and easier-to-use administration features.
i-FILTER for Consumers service for Android™ comes loaded with 5 new features, including Apps alert and Apps filtering.
Acquired SecureCube / Mail Adviser and SecureCube / Labeling business from NRI SECURE TECHNOLOGIES.
May i-FILTER Browser database adopted for use in NTT IT's synchronized browser for educational environments, Cyber Sensei.
April i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on LG's smart TV.
i-FILTER for Consumers recommended for Sony Marketing (Japan)'s Xperia™ Tablet Z Wi-Fi model.
Collaborated in the enterprise mobile security field to launch the i-FILTER Browser Option for Inventit's MobiConnect for Business.
March i-FILTER Browser Ver.2.1 comes loaded with the ability to delete web cache data.
February Launched i-FILTER for Business Ver.8.5.
January Launched D-SPA Ver.2.0.
2012
December Launched i-FILTER Browser Ver.2.0.
Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for Nintendo Wii U.
November Launched m-FILTER Ver.3.5.
September Strengthened our support for customers in having a cyber-emergency with Lac's Cyber 911 Service.
Launched i-FILTER Browser for iOS Ver.1.1.
July i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Sony's Blu-ray Disk Player™.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on ASUS's Android™ tablet.
Launched FinalCode Ver.3.
June i-FILTER for Consumers service for Android™ monthly subscription version comes available with Pay through SoftBank.
Sofmap starts an installation service of i-FILTER for Consumers monthly subscription version.
May Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for Android™ monthly subscription version.
April i-FILTER ICAP Server comes loaded on NEC proxy appliance product to protect against targeted cyber attacks.
i-FILTER for Consumers recommended by Kyocera for its HONEY BEE® 101K smart phone.
Protection against targeted cyber-attacks provided as a free feature for all i-FILTER for Business users.
March i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Sharp's tablet for school.
Launched m-FILTER Ver.3.1.
Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for Mac.
Launched web filtering service i-FILTER Browser for iOS service for Business, Government, and Schools.
January Updated outgoing traffic filtering capabilities of the web filtering software i-FILTER for Business Ver.8.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Fujitsu ARROWS Tab Wi-Fi Android™ tablet.
2011
December Launched filtering service for internet cafes based on i-FILTER for Consumers Ver.6.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Sony Walkman Z1000 Series with Android™.
October Launched the first web filtering software with protection against cyber-attacks and malware i-FILTER for Business Ver.8.
Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for iOS.
i-FILTER for Consumer Electronics comes loaded on Sony e-Book Reader.
Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for Android™.
September i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Sony Tablet 2 series.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Panasonic Viera LCD TVs.
June Launched email filtering software m-FILTER Ver.3.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on DX Antenna internet compatible TV.
Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for Nintendo 3DS.
May i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Hitachi Maxell's HDD internal iV Hard Disk Recorder.
April i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Sharp GALAPAGOS media tablet.
March Launched D-SPA Manager and 3 other optional products.
Launched i-FILTER for Consumers monthly subscription version.
2010
November Launched Secure Proxy Appliance D-SPA.
Launched i-FILTER for Consumers Ver.6.
September i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Mitsubishi Electric REAL LCD TV.
June IQS' announces its new product FinalCode
March i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Sharp AQUOS LCD TV.
January i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Sony BRAVIA LCD TV.
2009
December Launched Domino Mail Journal Adapter for m-FILTER with Avasys.
November Launched m-FILTER Ver.2.8.
September Launched i-FILTER for Business Ver.7.5.
June Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for ISP/CATV.
April Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for internet compatible televisions.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on all Lenovo ThinkPad computers.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on all ASUS Eee PC computers.
March Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for BUFFALO™ routers.
Launched m-FILTER Ver.2.5.
January i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on all Panasonic Let's Note computers.
2008
December IQS' launches web filtering service Oyako Net Ver.4 for home users.
November Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for Nintendo DSi Browser™.
September i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Onkyo's SOTEC series PC.
Launched i-FILTER for Business Ver.7.
July Launched DigitalArts Filtering Suite.
June Launched m-FILTER Ver.2.
April Launched i-FILTER Info Board.
February Launched i-FILTER for Consumers Ver.5.
2007
December i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Toshiba's business notebook PC.
November Bic Camera starts an installation service of i-FILTER for Consumers.
October Yodobashi Camera starts an installation service of i-FILTER for Consumers.
September i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Epson Direct computers Endeavor series.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Kid's Computer Key released by Bandai and BUFFALO.
August Launched i-FILTER for Business Ver.6.20.
Launched m-FILTER service for Linux.
July IQS' launches web filtering service Oyako Net Ver.3.5 for home users.
May Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for PS3.
April Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for Wii.
i-FILTER for Business comes loaded on KLJ Tech servers K-PROX, K-SHIELD, and K-PROX KP100T.
March Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for mobile devices.
February Launched email filtering software m-FILTER.
i-FILTER database used in Yamaha SRT100 firewall router.
2006
November Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for PSP.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Buffalo wire LAN adapter products.
Launched i-FILTER for Consumers monthly subscription version with License Online.
September Launched i-FILTER for Consumers update package.
August Launched i-FILTER for Consumers Ver.4 service for SOHO.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on a new postcard and mailing list software Fudeou 2007 for Windows.
July Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for Nintendo DS Browser®.
April Yasukawa Information Systems debuts web filtering appliance server NetSHAKER for i-FILTER.
Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for SANNET.
Launched i-FILTER for Consumers service for Kenkyugakuentoshi Community Cable Service ACCS.
March Launched i-FILTER for Consumers 4+(Plus) bundled with encryption software.
February IQS' starts selling Cyber Sitter 5 software for home users.
Launched SG Anti-Spy 2 privacy pack with Jungle, Inc.
Epson Direct's public site starts selling i-FILTER for Consumers 4+(Plus).
Relax Conbini Kaikatsu Club installs i-FILTER for Internet Cafe.
January Home computers loaded with our software increases to include NEC, Fujitsu, Sony, Toshiba Qosmio Dynabook, Sharp's Mebius Series, Hitachi's Prius Series.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Hitachi Prius Series home computers.
ClassCat Co., Ltd. and Digital Arts, team up to create a Red Hat Enterprise Linux based internet server.
2005
December Launched XcoveryTB-NetVer for i-FILTER with TechnoBlood Inc.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Sharp Mebius Series home computers.
October Gunma Prefecture's ISP Sunfield Internet begins using i-FILTER for Consumers.
To show which internet cafes have filtering software installed, Internet Security Mark is placed on the computers starting October 1, in accordance with Tokyo law.
BMB's new karaoke brand UGA installs our filtering software on its uga plus equipment.
Obtained a patent in Japan for technology enabling filtering on individual mobile devices.
September Launched i-FILTER for Internet Cafe.
Internet Cafe Chain Gyro installs i-FILTER for Internet Cafe to create a safer internet environment.
i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on Toshiba laptop Qosmio and dynabook series.
July Launched i-FILTER for Business Ver.6 for businesses, governments, and schools.
Launched i-FILTER for Consumers Ver.4 for individuals, family, SOHO, and small businesses.
June Company logo updated.
April i-FILTER Active Edition has been installed at 100 companies around the country.
January i-FILTER for Consumers comes loaded on an anti-virus software released by Interchannel, Inc.
2004
July Launched i-FILTER Personal Edition 3 for comsumers.
January Launched customized i-FILTER for Consumers Active Edition for small offices.
2003
November Launched i-FILTER Active Edition service for ASAHI net.
September Launched i-FILTER Active Edition service for @nifty.
July Launched i-FILTER Active Edition service for BIGLOBE.
March Launched communication server system.
2002
December Launched parental control services with @NetHome.
November Launched next generation filtering software with the new method of Active Rating System.
Launched i-FILTER Active Edition for ISPs.
June Launched i-FILTER Personal Edition downloading for ISP affiliate sites.
Internet access research service NET iScope enter into a sales partnership agreement with NASDAQ Japan.
May Launched internet access research service i-REPORTER.
April Launched online studying kit Web English Study with filtering software.
Launched i-FILTER BE-i with Itochu Corporation for Asian market.
March i-FILTER technology provided for Benesse Corporation's ISP filtering service TRAM.
Launched Firewall FW-Guardian.
Launched ASP service i-FILTER Personal Edition on BIGLOBE my internet service with NEC Corporation.
2001
December i-FILTER technology provided for filtered meta search on Toyota Motor Corporation's GAZOO website
November Launched file security software 1.2.LockPro.
October i-FILTER Personal Edition comes loaded on IBM Japan NetVista computers.
Launched i-FILTER Personal Edition.
July Launched Firewall ThunderWall.
Launched mail filtering software m-FILTER for Schools.
March Launched i-FILTER Server Edition and i-FILTER Consumer Edition with Taiwan Kirin Co., Ltd.
Launch a browser and filtering software called Exciting Internet with Hello Kitty with Sanrio Co., Ltd.
January Launched i-FILTER Business Edition for Windows.
2000
November Launched internet utility Home Server.
Launched i-FILTER Business Edition for Linux.
September Launched filtering software i-FILTER for Consumers.
Launched file security software 1.2.Lock!.
July Launched filtering software i-FILTER School Edition.
May Launched internet monitoring service NET iScope.
March Launched internet automated crawler Himekuri iNET.
1999
December Launched internet security software Kagi Kakete.
July Launched internet speed software Speed Max.
June Launched internet utility Cache Explorer.
March Launched file security software P-FILE.
1998
December Launched internet utility Speed 2 plus Net Timer 2.
August Developed the first web filtering software in Japan, and started collecting information about harmful websites.
July Launched internet speed software Speed 2.
June Launched internet utility Cache I.
1997
November Launched internet speed software Speed.
June Launched internet utility Net Timer and Multi Browser.



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