Sourcenext Enters Consumer Electronics Market with New Product Development Capability

Japan's Largest Software Distributor Eyes Global Launch for its First IoT Device

PALO ALTO, Calif., July 26, 2018

Sourcenext (TYO: 4344), Japan’s largest software distributor and creator of products that inspire joy and move the world, today announced an ambitious expansion of capabilities, with a new focus on consumer electronics and IoT devices, through its very own product development initiative. Sourcenext is building on more than twenty years of software publishing experience, with a roster of global companies who turn to them as a trusted partner to execute successful product launches. The new expansion will produce the company’s first consumer electronics device for the U.S. and other markets, set to launch later this year.

Sourcenext has helped countless brands bring their products to the Japanese market through localization, marketing, distribution and customer support. And now with the addition of this product development capability, Sourcenext will leverage their deep understanding of consumer experience to create products that delight people around the world.

“Our goal has always been the same. We want to bring happiness and excitement to people across the globe through amazingly simple, useful, and affordable products,” said Noriyuki Matsuda, CEO and founder of Sourcenext. “We’re excited to have expanded into the consumer electronics space, to begin creating useful devices that can be integrated into everyday life. Our first device will help to connect people of all backgrounds through an instant, open line of communication.”

Sourcenext will unveil its new first-ever consumer product later this year. For more information, visit

About Sourcenext:

Sourcenext(TYO:4344) creates products that inspire joy and move the world. Building on over 21 years of software publishing experience in Japan, Sourcenext leverages brand trust, top retailer relationships, and an extensive distribution network to produce superior software and consumer electronics experiences worldwide. For more, visit