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[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s Steering Wheel prototype with integrate ECG sensors

Here you are another wonder from Toyota’s Safety Day with this very interesting ECG set of sensors that has been integrated into a steering wheel. The concept here is simple how to prevent accident and save live before something wrong [...]
[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s Steering Wheel prototype with integrate ECG sensors
[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s Steering Wheel prototype with integrate ECG sensors[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s Steering Wheel prototype with integrate ECG sensors[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s Steering Wheel prototype with integrate ECG sensors[Toyota Safety Day] We tested Toyota’s Steering Wheel prototype with integrate ECG sensors

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[IFPEX 2011] Surgical Robot with force feedback from Tokyo Institute of Technology

At IFPEX 2011, the Tokyo Institute of Technology demonstrate their latest Surgical Robot featuring the first Pneumatic force feedback system. Working on the Slave/Master principal, where a doctor can remotely operate a patient controll[...]
[IFPEX 2011] Surgical Robot with force feedback from Tokyo Institute of Technology
[IFPEX 2011] Surgical Robot with force feedback from Tokyo Institute of Technology[IFPEX 2011] Surgical Robot with force feedback from Tokyo Institute of Technology[IFPEX 2011] Surgical Robot with force feedback from Tokyo Institute of Technology[IFPEX 2011] Surgical Robot with force feedback from Tokyo Institute of Technology[IFPEX 2011] Surgical Robot with force feedback from Tokyo Institute of Technology

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KDDI introduces Phone-capable Pedometer For The Elderly

KDDI has announced the Mi-Look, a GPS-capable pedometer with mobile network access for the elderly. The Mi-Look has a waterproof body, QVGA display, and three main buttons. It can also be used to communicate with family members. The Mi[...]
KDDI introduces Phone-capable Pedometer For The Elderly

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[IFPEX 2011] These Shoes will never let you down!

Sure these are not the most elegant pair of shoes we ever seen, but this shoes will probably save your life one day or another! A recent study demonstrates that the number of elderly related accidents and injuries where falling acciden[...]
[IFPEX 2011] These Shoes will never let you down!
[IFPEX 2011] These Shoes will never let you down![IFPEX 2011] These Shoes will never let you down![IFPEX 2011] These Shoes will never let you down!

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The University of Tokyo introduces their first Wearable Ultra-Compact Blood-Flow Sensor

This ultra-compact wearable blood flow sensor was created by a research group from Kyushu and Tokyo Universities. “We’ve developed the world’s first blood flow sensor that can take measurements while you move. Until n[...]
The University of Tokyo introduces their first Wearable Ultra-Compact Blood-Flow Sensor

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J!NS introduces their first pair of Glasses for computer addict with the J!NS OC and J!NS Moisture

Pronounced JINS, the Japanese Eyewear company offers some of the most affordable glasses all over Japan, and announced yesterday the introduction of a two pairs of glasses with the J!NS PC and J!NS Moisture designed to ease eyes pains [...]
J!NS introduces their first pair of Glasses for computer addict with the J!NS OC and J!NS Moisture

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Robotech 2011] Omron develop a new SSM (Smart Sensing Module) to reduce power consumption in factories

Here you are one of Omron’s finest new projects with Smart Sensing Modules or SSM that help the company to reduce up to 25% its power consumption. Used at Omron Semiconductor factory in Yasu Shiga, these new SSMs help the company to be[...]
Robotech 2011] Omron develop a new SSM (Smart Sensing Module) to reduce power consumption in factories
Robotech 2011] Omron develop a new SSM (Smart Sensing Module) to reduce power consumption in factoriesRobotech 2011] Omron develop a new SSM (Smart Sensing Module) to reduce power consumption in factoriesRobotech 2011] Omron develop a new SSM (Smart Sensing Module) to reduce power consumption in factoriesRobotech 2011] Omron develop a new SSM (Smart Sensing Module) to reduce power consumption in factoriesRobotech 2011] Omron develop a new SSM (Smart Sensing Module) to reduce power consumption in factories

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[Robotech 2011] Omron demonstrate a new Indoor Environment Monitor with remote app control

Omron demonstrate at Robotech 2011, a new working concept that will help people to remotely check house environment to prevent heat strokes and other illness due to high temperature. Thanks to a unique Room Environment Sensor connected[...]
[Robotech 2011] Omron demonstrate a new Indoor Environment Monitor with remote app control
[Robotech 2011] Omron demonstrate a new Indoor Environment Monitor with remote app control[Robotech 2011] Omron demonstrate a new Indoor Environment Monitor with remote app control[Robotech 2011] Omron demonstrate a new Indoor Environment Monitor with remote app control[Robotech 2011] Omron demonstrate a new Indoor Environment Monitor with remote app control

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Omron AOKA Vision Medical Diagnostic Display System

In the Intel booth at the Embedded Systems Expo, Omron exhibited a six-screen diagnostic display system. This system can be used to display and enter patients’ medical records. It can also efficiently process a huge amount of inf[...]
Omron AOKA Vision Medical Diagnostic Display System

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Emergency Toilet For Disaster Afflicted Areas : The Ho! Toilet

Excelsior introduced the Ho! Toilet, an emergency toilet for use in areas afflicted by disasters. This toilet was developed to be useable with peace of mind when there are no toilets or running water, and by putting the supplied tablet[...]
Emergency Toilet For Disaster Afflicted Areas : The Ho! Toilet

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[Wireless Japan] Fujitsu Design AWARD 2011

Fujitsu organized a special event in Japan for its Design AWARD 2011 Winner and also took the liberty to use Wireless Japan 2011 to give to the world a taste of their selection, want to know more about these items, just make sure to fo[...]
[Wireless Japan] Fujitsu Design AWARD 2011
[Wireless Japan] Fujitsu Design AWARD 2011[Wireless Japan] Fujitsu Design AWARD 2011[Wireless Japan] Fujitsu Design AWARD 2011[Wireless Japan] Fujitsu Design AWARD 2011

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Mitsubishi Chemical developed the Industry’s first Tuning/Dimming Capable Organic EL lighting module

Mitsubishi Chemical announced a few days ago the development of world’s first dimming type Organic EL lighting panels, the VELVE. With the largest panel achieving the size of 14x14cm, these VELVE features the world first full color adj[...]
Mitsubishi Chemical developed the Industry’s first Tuning/Dimming Capable Organic EL lighting module

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Fujitsu Design AWARD 2011 Winner is: The Aid From the Lithuanian Elge Ugintaite

Each year Fujitsu gather some of the most talented minds and designers in order to participate to a friendly yet very competitive design challenge the “Fujitsu Design Award” This year Fujitsu Design award welcomed many impressive conce[...]
Fujitsu Design AWARD 2011 Winner is: The Aid From the Lithuanian Elge Ugintaite
Fujitsu Design AWARD 2011 Winner is: The Aid From the Lithuanian Elge UgintaiteFujitsu Design AWARD 2011 Winner is: The Aid From the Lithuanian Elge UgintaiteFujitsu Design AWARD 2011 Winner is: The Aid From the Lithuanian Elge UgintaiteFujitsu Design AWARD 2011 Winner is: The Aid From the Lithuanian Elge UgintaiteFujitsu Design AWARD 2011 Winner is: The Aid From the Lithuanian Elge Ugintaite

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Bad Idea: Withings and Panasonic Release Body Scales Which Connect With Your Television Using VIERA Connect

Not sure if I would ever want or need this, unless I’m fitted with Daniel Craig’s body, but being able to connect your Body Scales to your TV (Nope, sorry guys) is definitively the worst idea EVER. Still, if you are interested in[...]
Bad Idea: Withings and Panasonic Release Body Scales Which Connect With Your Television Using VIERA Connect
Bad Idea: Withings and Panasonic Release Body Scales Which Connect With Your Television Using VIERA Connect

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Robot Institute’s MediBot set to enter Korean Healthcare world

The Korean based company ROBOT Institute that develop and manufacturer MediBot, announced that its little Robot will soon be available on the market. MediBot is a one meter tall robot dedicated to help and support patients in different[...]
Robot Institute’s MediBot set to enter Korean Healthcare world

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Mitsubishi Electric develops Elevator with Voice Recognition and Wheelchair user detection.

Mitsubishi Electric accounted this week the development of an improved elevator user interfaced designed to fit the needs of blinds and disabled. This new system will allow users to automatically initiate a voice controlled interface a[...]
Mitsubishi Electric develops Elevator with Voice Recognition and Wheelchair user detection.

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Panasonic unveil the “Let’s Chat” pad for people with language disabilities

Let’s face it, we, healthy people, are very lucky and tends to forget how simple things of life can become impossible to overcomes for many other people suffering from any kind of disabilities. This is why I am glad to report that Pana[...]
Panasonic unveil the “Let’s Chat” pad for people with language disabilities
Panasonic unveil the “Let’s Chat” pad for people with language disabilitiesPanasonic unveil the “Let’s Chat” pad for people with language disabilitiesPanasonic unveil the “Let’s Chat” pad for people with language disabilities

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NTT to fight calories one picture at a time!

In an effort to keep the world as fit as possible, NTT Communication and Food.log Inc has started to run a trial service of a cloud based mobile health support service in Japan. Just install a dedicated software on your smartphone runn[...]
NTT to fight calories one picture at a time!

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Thanko released its new USB Cat filter mask cover

We know, only Thanko’s staff wicked mind can come with such thing, but hey who are we to judge here? So if like most Japanese in like in winter to wear filter mask to avoid germs, you may have realized that these masks are not the most[...]
Thanko released its new USB Cat filter mask cover
Thanko released its new USB Cat filter mask cover

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Sauna Boy, you very own USB Humidifier

Is your office dried-out by these huge building ACs? Are you suffering like hell every single winter due to the lack of humidity? Then it is time my friend to invest in one of these humidifiers that can only be found in Asia! Made by t[...]
Sauna Boy, you very own USB Humidifier
Sauna Boy, you very own USB HumidifierSauna Boy, you very own USB Humidifier

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NEC Avio launched contactless Skin temperature measurement device

Introduced last week during a press conference, the Thermo Mirror SX-01 from NEC Avio, a NEC subsidiary, is a small contactless skin temperature measurement device featuring NEC Avio latest Infrared technology. This Thermo Mirror SX-01[...]
NEC Avio launched contactless Skin temperature measurement device
NEC Avio launched contactless Skin temperature measurement device

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SonoSite Scans with New Portable Ultrasound

While it can’t always be babes and crazy consumer electronics shows, another interesting gadget has made its way to the market. This is an ultra portable ultrasound, which just makes it that much easier to find out what is happen[...]
SonoSite Scans with New Portable Ultrasound

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