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[CEATEC 2012] Vaio DUO, Sony finally has its mojo back!

Announced last august, Sony new Windows 8 Ultrabook is in the flesh a great little device! Sure we did not have much time to play with this little convertible but first impressions are just great. The Vaio DUO is indeed light, comes wi[...]
[CEATEC 2012]  Vaio DUO, Sony finally has its mojo back!
[CEATEC 2012]  Vaio DUO, Sony finally has its mojo back![CEATEC 2012]  Vaio DUO, Sony finally has its mojo back![CEATEC 2012]  Vaio DUO, Sony finally has its mojo back![CEATEC 2012]  Vaio DUO, Sony finally has its mojo back![CEATEC 2012]  Vaio DUO, Sony finally has its mojo back!

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[CEATEC 2012] Fujitsu unveils Lifebook UH75 and Arrows TAB running Windows 8

Nothing really breathtaking happened on Fujitsu’s booth this year but Fujitsu was still kind enough to unveil its latest Windows 8 wonders including the Lifebook UH75 a 14.4” super thin ultrabook with a thickness of just 15.6mm and a w[...]
[CEATEC 2012]  Fujitsu unveils Lifebook UH75 and Arrows TAB running Windows 8
[CEATEC 2012]  Fujitsu unveils Lifebook UH75 and Arrows TAB running Windows 8[CEATEC 2012]  Fujitsu unveils Lifebook UH75 and Arrows TAB running Windows 8[CEATEC 2012]  Fujitsu unveils Lifebook UH75 and Arrows TAB running Windows 8[CEATEC 2012]  Fujitsu unveils Lifebook UH75 and Arrows TAB running Windows 8[CEATEC 2012]  Fujitsu unveils Lifebook UH75 and Arrows TAB running Windows 8

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[CEATEC 2012] Sharp outs first 4K IGZO Display prototypes

Sharp unveiled at IFA 2012 a new series of high-resolution and low power display technology named IGZO, and today at CEATEC, Sharp went one step further by introducing two new 32” IGZO screens with one featuring a touchscreen and anoth[...]
[CEATEC 2012] Sharp outs first 4K IGZO Display prototypes
[CEATEC 2012] Sharp outs first 4K IGZO Display prototypes[CEATEC 2012] Sharp outs first 4K IGZO Display prototypes[CEATEC 2012] Sharp outs first 4K IGZO Display prototypes[CEATEC 2012] Sharp outs first 4K IGZO Display prototypes[CEATEC 2012] Sharp outs first 4K IGZO Display prototypes

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[CEATEC 2012] Docomo introduces Grip UI, a new way to “hold” your phone

Here you an interesting concept that once turn real becomes almost a complete, behold the Grip UI from Docomo. The theory, and reality, is that it is rather difficult to use your smartphone in a confined environment like a train for ex[...]
[CEATEC 2012] Docomo introduces Grip UI, a new way to “hold” your phone
[CEATEC 2012] Docomo introduces Grip UI, a new way to “hold” your phone[CEATEC 2012] Docomo introduces Grip UI, a new way to “hold” your phone

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[CEATEC 2012] Hands-on with Sharp stunning CG-Silicon Full HD 5″ Display!

Sharp announced yesterday the mass production of a new IGZO based SC-Silicon full HD 5″ display in Japan, and today we finally had the chance to see this wonder in the flesh, and oh my! This gonna make some cry! I always had the [...]
[CEATEC 2012] Hands-on with Sharp stunning CG-Silicon Full HD 5″ Display!
[CEATEC 2012] Hands-on with Sharp stunning CG-Silicon Full HD 5″ Display![CEATEC 2012] Hands-on with Sharp stunning CG-Silicon Full HD 5″ Display![CEATEC 2012] Hands-on with Sharp stunning CG-Silicon Full HD 5″ Display!

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[CEATEC 2012] KDDI presents a new palm authentication app for Smartphones

KDDI’s booth was rather uneventful this year and has not much to show, unless maybe this very cool new palm authentication app for Smartphones. Unlike Fujitsu Palm Reader technology, KDDI’s palm authentication app will actu[...]
[CEATEC 2012] KDDI presents a new palm authentication app for Smartphones
[CEATEC 2012] KDDI presents a new palm authentication app for Smartphones[CEATEC 2012] KDDI presents a new palm authentication app for Smartphones[CEATEC 2012] KDDI presents a new palm authentication app for Smartphones[CEATEC 2012] KDDI presents a new palm authentication app for Smartphones[CEATEC 2012] KDDI presents a new palm authentication app for Smartphones

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Daifuku Baggage Tray System moves baggage at 600m per minute

The Baggage Tray System (BTS) is an airport baggage handling system developed by Daifuku. Unlike a conventional conveyor belt, this system puts baggage items on trays, one at a time. The BTS achieves a top speed of 600 meters per minut[...]
Daifuku Baggage Tray System moves baggage at 600m per minute

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Rohm, Aqua Fairy and Kyoto U announced Compact, high-power hydrogen fuel cell for release in spring 2013

Rohm, together with Aqua Fairy and Kyoto University, has developed a compact, high-output hydrogen fuel cell. This fuel cell generates electricity by producing hydrogen on the spot. This is achieved through a chemical reaction between [...]
Rohm, Aqua Fairy and Kyoto  U announced Compact, high-power hydrogen fuel cell for release in spring 2013

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Casio Paper Writer 10.1″ Android tablet traverses the analog and digital divide

At the end of September, Casio will release the Paper Writer, an Android tablet developed primarily for business use, which can scan handwritten documents in one action. The case of the Paper Writer is shaped like a book cover, with sp[...]
Casio Paper Writer 10.1″ Android tablet traverses the analog and digital divide

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Live2D demonstrates Interactive 3D animation of 2D images

Live2D, developed by Cybernoids, is the world’s first drawing technology to enable 3D rendering of 2D images. This technology supports a variety of portable consoles and smartphones, and Live2D is already being utilized for games[...]
Live2D demonstrates Interactive 3D animation of 2D images

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Chiba University’s Graduate School of Engineering developped a Guitar designed for hemiplegics

The Guitarion, being developed at Chiba University’s Graduate School of Engineering, is a guitar that can be played by hemiplegics. People with unilateral paralysis, as a result of a stroke or other reason, can play the Guitarion[...]
Chiba University’s Graduate School of Engineering developped a Guitar designed for hemiplegics

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ISAMISA DESIGN STUDIO presents Cap with Detachable Hairpiece

The Wishing Cap sold by Isamisa Design Studio is a cap with a detachable hairpiece. “I personally have experienced hair loss due to undergoing cancer treatment. From this experience, I created this product with the goal of helpin[...]
ISAMISA DESIGN STUDIO presents Cap with Detachable Hairpiece

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N.I. Teijin Shoji announces a theraputic Aquaponic indoor display

This aquaponics system, designed as a therapeutic indoor display has been developed by N.I. Teijin Shoji. An aquaponics system consists of a fish tank and a vegetable planter, which are connected by pipes. It utilizes the fish waste as[...]
N.I. Teijin Shoji announces a theraputic Aquaponic indoor display

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Bakery goods POS visual recognition system on trial in Tokyo bakery

Brain Corporation has developed a system that can individually identify all kinds of baked goods on a tray, in just one second. A trial has started at a Tokyo bakery store. This technology was co-developed with the University of Hyogo.[...]
Bakery goods POS visual recognition system on trial in Tokyo bakery

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Minato Medical Science demonstrates traction device for person sitting in chair

SuperTrac, manufactured and marketed by Minato Medical Science, is an active automated intermittent traction device that can traction the lumbar vertebra. “Conventional traction devices have been bed designs, with the lumbar vert[...]
Minato Medical Science demonstrates traction device for person sitting in chair

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Chiba University demonstrates Quadcoptors flying in formation using motion capture

The Nonami Group at Chiba University is developing drone robots for information gathering, and the group has demonstrated four multi-rotor helicopters, flying in formation using image processing. “The cameras capture the markers,[...]
Chiba University demonstrates Quadcoptors flying in formation using motion capture

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Outstanding Technology demonstrates Visible Light Communication devices ready for commercialization

Outstanding Technology has developed two commercial products using visible light communication technology, using LED lights to transmit data. These are a location service for smartphones, called the Commulight System, and a visible lig[...]
Outstanding Technology demonstrates Visible Light Communication devices ready for commercialization

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Omron MEMS thermal area sensor checks for human presence and hot food

Intended for use as a human presence sensor in low power consumer devices, it can also be used for other applications such as with the camera of a smartphone. “Here is an application called the ‘Too hot to eat sensor’[...]
Omron MEMS thermal area sensor checks for human presence and hot food

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GT-Layout app word from Fujilim wraps text in images for greater readability on smartphones

GT-Layout, developed by Fujifilm, rearranges the layout of text in photos making it easier to read on mobile devices. Usually, if you are trying to read from a photo of a page of a book or a flyer, you need to zoom in and scroll back a[...]
GT-Layout app word from Fujilim wraps text in images for greater readability on smartphones

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NICT and Fujitsu Develop Indoor Guidance Technology for the Blind Using Ultra Wide Band Positioning, Smartphones

NICT and Fujitsu are working together to develop a real-time indoor guidance system for the blind. As GPS cannot be used to get positional data indoors, the system uses a smartphone and ultra wide band (UWB) transmission technology to [...]
NICT and Fujitsu Develop Indoor Guidance Technology for the Blind Using Ultra Wide Band Positioning, Smartphones

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Mahoro lab android automates dangerous lab work

Mahoro, co-developed by AIST and Yaskawa, is a general-purpose android for automating lab work that previously had to be done manually. The robot can do tasks, such as dispensing and culturing, faster and more precisely than people. So[...]
Mahoro lab android automates dangerous lab work

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