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Toshiba introduces the Smarbo VC-RB100, its first Roomba-like vacuum cleaner

Since Roomba changed the way we vacuum dust around the house, LG and Samsung have since released many models similar to the Roomba, but yesterday Toshiba decided to jump into the autonomous robot vacuum cleaner world with the Smarbo VC[...]
Toshiba introduces the Smarbo VC-RB100, its first Roomba-like vacuum cleaner
Toshiba introduces the Smarbo VC-RB100, its first Roomba-like vacuum cleaner

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Panasonic new series of Nanoe Air Purifier now comes with human sensors

Panasonic has introduced today four new Air Purifier with the F-VXG80, F-VXG70, F-VXG50 and F-VXG35, a new Series of Nanoe Air purifier that comes for the F-VXG80 and F-VXG70 with a new Human sensor that will catch and nuke virus in th[...]
Panasonic new series of Nanoe Air Purifier now comes with human sensors
Panasonic new series of Nanoe Air Purifier now comes with human sensorsPanasonic new series of Nanoe Air Purifier now comes with human sensorsPanasonic new series of Nanoe Air Purifier now comes with human sensors

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TIS & Partners develops “CO2 Structure”

TIS&Partners has developed a construction material called CO2 Structure, which hardens quickly and delivers 2.5 times the tensile strength of concrete. “When CO2 is blown into silica, it instantly converts the silica into a m[...]
TIS & Partners develops “CO2 Structure”

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Sharp LED Ceiling Light Is The World’s Most Efficient

Sharp announced the latest in their series of energy efficient LED lights, a square ceiling light. Available in three models for small, medium, and large sized rooms, the light is 1.6 times more energy efficient than previous LED ceili[...]
Sharp LED Ceiling Light Is The World’s Most Efficient

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Prismate BIG-18, your very personal LED candles

Prismate, a Japanese reseller of gadgets and other LED goodies, released the BIG-18, an LED candle that comes in 12 different colors and controlled by a remote. With a weight of 205g and for a seize of 75x75x100mm these candles are sol[...]
Prismate BIG-18, your very personal LED candles

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Feltone the sound-Absorbing Blinds by Tokyo Blinds

This sound-absorbing blind called Feltone, is available from Tokyo Blinds. Made of felt, it absorbs the sound waves, converting them into thermal energy through repeated reflection. The blinds can reduce an 89dB source by 4dB, resultin[...]
Feltone the sound-Absorbing Blinds by Tokyo Blinds

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[Techno-Frontier 2011] Rohm introduces transparent High Efficiency Dye-sensitized Solar Cells for in-house solar Harvesting

Rohm is working since several years in Japan in in-house Energy Harvesting where their High Efficiency Dye-sensitized Solar Cells or DSC will be capable to harvest your average room light within a 400 to 800nm wavelength to power low p[...]
[Techno-Frontier 2011] Rohm introduces transparent High Efficiency Dye-sensitized Solar Cells for in-house solar Harvesting
[Techno-Frontier 2011] Rohm introduces transparent High Efficiency Dye-sensitized Solar Cells for in-house solar Harvesting[Techno-Frontier 2011] Rohm introduces transparent High Efficiency Dye-sensitized Solar Cells for in-house solar Harvesting[Techno-Frontier 2011] Rohm introduces transparent High Efficiency Dye-sensitized Solar Cells for in-house solar Harvesting[Techno-Frontier 2011] Rohm introduces transparent High Efficiency Dye-sensitized Solar Cells for in-house solar Harvesting

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Mirai SANZO, Sanyo Home’s first Android-based Smart Home Robot

Sanyo Home, a company in the Home/Building business here in Japan introduced a new Android-Based Robot for Smart Homes : Mirai SANZO. Connected to your home network and other appliances ranging from your home solar panels, PC, Intercom[...]
Mirai SANZO, Sanyo Home’s first Android-based Smart Home Robot

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Sony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your House

Today Sony CSL (Sony Computer Science Laboratory) and Daiwa House demonstrate at Daiwa House D-TEC Plaza a new entertaining concept to help people to better manager their energy consumption as well as their Home appliance. Thanks to a [...]
Sony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your House
Sony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your HouseSony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your HouseSony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your HouseSony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your HouseSony and Daiwa House Brings Power Saving Game Concept to your House

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Toyota Housing bring EV’s power to home

Toyota Housing builds an experimental house in Toyota City (Aichi Prefecture) that comes with the possibility to be powered by any EV or PHEV Cars (Electric Vehicle / Plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) in case of emergency. Equipped with[...]
Toyota Housing bring EV’s power to home
Toyota Housing bring EV’s power to homeToyota Housing bring EV’s power to homeToyota Housing bring EV’s power to homeToyota Housing bring EV’s power to homeToyota Housing bring EV’s power to home

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iRemocon, let you control your gadget away from home via your iPhone

Glamo Inc released iRemocon “Old Meet New” gadget a network remote controller that will allow you to take control of most of your IR controlled goodies at home while away and from the comfort of your iPhone. The system is pretty straig[...]
iRemocon, let you control your gadget away from home via your iPhone
iRemocon, let you control your gadget away from home via your iPhoneiRemocon, let you control your gadget away from home via your iPhone

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Panasonic releases a new portable Solar Battery Charger with the BG-BL01

Panasonic has introduced this morning in Japan a new solar emergency LED Light and battery Charger the BG-BL01 that comes with the same HIT Solar panel that can be found on most Houses nowadays. In just 150g and with a size of 152x104x[...]
Panasonic releases a new portable Solar Battery Charger with the BG-BL01
Panasonic releases a new portable Solar Battery Charger with the BG-BL01Panasonic releases a new portable Solar Battery Charger with the BG-BL01Panasonic releases a new portable Solar Battery Charger with the BG-BL01Panasonic releases a new portable Solar Battery Charger with the BG-BL01Panasonic releases a new portable Solar Battery Charger with the BG-BL01

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LG introduces a new Vacuum Robot with Self Voice Over Diagnostic

LG announced this morning a new Vacuum Robot with the VR6172LVM. Beside the usual and basic autonomous vacuuming thingy and low noise design (48dB) this Vacuum Robot comes with a new Self Voice Over Diagnostic features called “Smart Di[...]
LG introduces a new Vacuum Robot with Self Voice Over Diagnostic
LG introduces a new Vacuum Robot with Self Voice Over DiagnosticLG introduces a new Vacuum Robot with Self Voice Over DiagnosticLG introduces a new Vacuum Robot with Self Voice Over DiagnosticLG introduces a new Vacuum Robot with Self Voice Over DiagnosticLG introduces a new Vacuum Robot with Self Voice Over Diagnostic

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Get your EVA 1.0 slippers on!

Admit it, summertime is hot, your feet are sweating so shoes are the last thing you want to wear when you get back at home. Say hurray to Cospa’s latest release in Evangelion goods: EVA 1.0 slippers. These slippers are manufactur[...]
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APSJ update its NoPoPo Water battery, the only batteries running on water

Introduce for the first time in 2007 by APS-J, the NoPoPo (Non Pollution Power) water battery are like its name want you to believe, runs on water. Thanks to a chemical reaction, these batteries will be able to give you from 3 to 10 mi[...]
APSJ update its NoPoPo Water battery, the only batteries running on water

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Sharp begins to test “Ultimate Power Saving” House in Osaka

Starting this June, Sharp will start a series of test of its eco technology including but not only solar panels, Eco Powered Equipment like fridge, LED Lights, AC and other Power Monitoring and management system on a real size House bu[...]
Sharp begins to test “Ultimate Power Saving” House in Osaka
Sharp begins to test “Ultimate Power Saving” House in Osaka

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LG introduces its first Smart Grid-Ready Refrigerator the DIOS

Barely 24 hours Samsung’s Smart Grid Ready fridge, LG is now announcing its very own connected Smart Grid-Ready DIOS Fridge in Korea. The new smart refrigerator offers updates and information that can be accessed via smartphones and ta[...]
LG introduces its first Smart Grid-Ready Refrigerator the DIOS
LG introduces its first Smart Grid-Ready Refrigerator the DIOSLG introduces its first Smart Grid-Ready Refrigerator the DIOSLG introduces its first Smart Grid-Ready Refrigerator the DIOSLG introduces its first Smart Grid-Ready Refrigerator the DIOSLG introduces its first Smart Grid-Ready Refrigerator the DIOS

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Samsung to launch two Wi-Fi connected fridges in the USA and Korea

Samsung Korea announced this morning that the company will introduces two new connected Fridges in the USA and later in Korea with a FRD (French Door) mode and SxS (Side by Side) one. These fridges will come with an 8” integrated color[...]
Samsung to launch two Wi-Fi connected fridges in the USA and Korea
Samsung to launch two Wi-Fi connected fridges in the USA and KoreaSamsung to launch two Wi-Fi connected fridges in the USA and Korea

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Seoul Commtech shows off its SAMSUNG EZON digital door locks at ISC-West 2011 In Las Vegas, USA

Seoul Commtech (A Samsung Group company) will showcase the Samsung EZON digital door locks at the ISC (International Security Conference) that has being held in Las Vegas during April 6-8(Korea time). The most noticeable feature of the[...]
Seoul Commtech shows off its SAMSUNG EZON digital door locks at ISC-West 2011 In Las Vegas, USA
Seoul Commtech shows off its SAMSUNG EZON digital door locks at ISC-West 2011 In Las Vegas, USA

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Hashy Top-In Photo Frame Scale? Just because they can?

Why on earth would you want to add a picture of your beloved pet, friends, kids or whatever you want to or like on your scale? Why? Well just because you can! Sure this sound like a very bad combo but has you know flats in Japan are sm[...]
Hashy Top-In Photo Frame Scale? Just because they can?
Hashy Top-In Photo Frame Scale? Just because they can?

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LG introduces a new compact Ion Based “Virus Washer”

LG introduced yesterday in Korea a new Ion Based “Virus Washer” names Virus Pro. This new NPI (Nano Plasma Ion) wonder is the company latest and most compact addition to its virus washer line-up in Korea and is capable to eliminate up [...]
LG introduces a new compact Ion Based “Virus Washer”
LG introduces a new compact Ion Based “Virus Washer”LG introduces a new compact Ion Based “Virus Washer”LG introduces a new compact Ion Based “Virus Washer”

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Fujitsu releases a new smart Power Strip with Power consumption meter

Fujitsu has introduced earlier this month in Japan a new smart power strip and Gateway, the FX-5204PS and FX-5250GW that once connected to a PC via USB 2.0 or Via Ethernet, can give you your exact power consumption on each socket as we[...]
Fujitsu releases a new smart Power Strip with Power consumption meter
Fujitsu releases a new smart Power Strip with Power consumption meter

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