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Casio’s PicapiCamera iPhone app is the world’s first to use visible light communication technology

PicapiCamera, developed by Casio, is the world’s first iPhone app which uses visible light communication technology. To send and receive data via the app, the message to be sent is encoded using red, green and blue flashing light[...]
Casio’s PicapiCamera iPhone app is the world’s first to use visible light communication technology

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Kokusai Kogyo developped AR app that visualizes water height in the event of a tsunami

Kokusai Kogyo is developing a disaster prevention AR application the can visualize the depth of water in the event of a tsunami or flooding. With this prototype, the water level five meters ahead is superimposed on the view from the ca[...]
Kokusai Kogyo developped AR app that visualizes water height in the event of a tsunami

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[Update] Mixed Reality system from Canon fuses real and virtual worlds, on sale in July 2012

In late July 2012, Canon will release a Mixed Reality system, immersing users in an interactive environment containing a combination of physical and virtual objects. Canon has developed a special-purpose head-mount display and software[...]
[Update] Mixed Reality system from Canon fuses real and virtual worlds, on sale in July 2012

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Instantaneous Deodorizer by Kanto Gakuin University, Useful for Diaper Changing

In an industrial-academic project with a chemical engineering research group at Kanto Gakuin University, Ando has developed Nurscal, a system for removing the odor that arises when changing diapers. “This system uses activated ch[...]
Instantaneous Deodorizer by Kanto Gakuin University, Useful for Diaper Changing

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NICT presents the Daedalus a New Cyber-attack alert system

NICT has developed Daedalus, a cyber-attack alert system. Daedalus renders attacks on networks visible in real time. The sphere in the center represents the Internet, and the circles moving around it represent networks under observatio[...]
NICT presents the Daedalus a New Cyber-attack alert system

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i-SODOG from Tomy is a robot pet dog controlled via smartphone, can communicate with its friends

Tomy has announced an interactive robot dog, called i-SODOG, that works with a smartphone. This is a follow-up to the i-SOBOT, a bipedal robot released in 2007. i-SODOG is intended for customers of all ages. “Of course, this robo[...]
i-SODOG from Tomy is a robot pet dog controlled via smartphone, can communicate with its friends

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Opton Japan unleash the first step to a real Bender Bending Rodriguez with the T-Win20

Opton’s T-WIN20 KDM is a robot bender that can feed in, twist, and bend pipes simultaneously. This product has received a top award from the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency. By computer-controlling two of these benders at once[...]
Opton Japan unleash the first step to a real Bender Bending Rodriguez with the T-Win20

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Nissan LEAF Battery Used to Power Homes

Nichicon is planning to begin sales of the Vehicle to Home System “EV Power Station” in July. This system enables the user to draw power from a large-capacity battery in an electric vehicle and use it in the home after bein[...]
Nissan LEAF Battery Used to Power Homes

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Kinoshita demonstrates an Air Cast capable to Stabilizes Injured Area with Single Straw

The Multiprotector from Kinoshita Kogyo is a simple cast that can stabilize an injured area with the use of a single straw. This cast is used when an injury from sports or the workplace requires the injured area to be stabilized. The c[...]
Kinoshita demonstrates an Air Cast capable to Stabilizes Injured Area with Single Straw

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[Computex 2012] ASUS’s Booth Photo Tour

Asus Fans rejoice, here you are our Computex photo booth tour of your favorite brand!
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ZMP demos RoboCar HV driverless R&D test vehicle can be driven with an iPad

The Robocar HV being developed by ZMP is a test vehicle for research and development that acquires vehicle sensor data via the vehicle’s controller area network (CAN) to enable vehicle control through an independent controller. T[...]
ZMP demos RoboCar HV driverless R&D test vehicle can be driven with an iPad

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[Computex 2012] MSI’s Booth Photo Tour

Here you are another Booth Photo tour coming straight from Computex and today’s “Start” is MSI! We have over 90 pictures in the gallery for you covering pretty much everything ranging from Tablet, Thunderbolt External[...]
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[Computex 2012] Samsung’s Booth Photo Tour

Here you are another quick, yet very complete tour another Computex’s booth and the Samsung’s one! In the Gallery below you will have the chance to get some live pictures of Samsung first Windows 8 Tablet and its magnetic keyboard, as [...]
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Keio University : Brain wave meter visualizes levels of desire, concentration, sleepiness and stress

A research group at Keio University, led by Associate Professor Yasue Mitsukura, has developed a simple brain-wave meter. This can identify, in real time, whether a person is showing interest, concentration, desire, stress, or sleepine[...]
Keio University : Brain wave meter visualizes levels of desire, concentration, sleepiness and stress

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[Computex 2012] Intel Booth – Photo Tour

Yep, despite the change that AkihabaraNews had to endure since September 2011, we are still covering some major event, and this time while I could not fly to Taiwan, Ike, our European based editor decided to fly to Taiwan for Akihabara[...]
[Computex 2012] Intel Booth –  Photo Tour
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NEC GAZIRU : World-class image recognition service for smartphones

NEC has developed an image recognition service for smartphones, called GAZIRU, and as of June will begin offering this service to commercial customers. By comparing images captured by the smartphone with saved image data, it displays t[...]
NEC GAZIRU : World-class image recognition service for smartphones

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Experience virtual worlds with the Docomo 3D Live Communication System

NTT Docomo are currently developing a 3D Live Communication System and have presented it as a possible next step beyond regular video calls. During the conversation, words take the form of images in the virtual space shared by the user[...]
Experience virtual worlds with the Docomo 3D Live Communication System

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Docomo demonstrates transparent double-sided touchscreen display Android smartphone prototype

NTT docomo have developed a prototype smartphone that works through touch on the front and back, using touchpanels on both sides of a see-through display. This smartphone is being co-developed by DoCoMo and Fujitsu. By using it from th[...]
Docomo demonstrates transparent double-sided touchscreen display Android smartphone prototype

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Olympus 2.4mm diameter industrial videoscope is world’s thinnest

The iPLEX TX, being developed by Olympus, is the world’s slimmest industrial videoscope. It uses a compact CMOS sensor to achieve a high image quality despite being extremely slender. “Until now, there have been fiberscopes[...]
Olympus 2.4mm diameter industrial videoscope is world’s thinnest

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Saginomiya Seisakusho Driving simulation vehicle testing system reproduces movement on a real vehicle

Saginomiya is developing a vehicle testing system that combines an actual vehicle with computer simulation. “Broadly speaking, we’re using two types of test system. On the right is a driving simulator, which is for sensory [...]
Saginomiya Seisakusho Driving simulation vehicle testing system reproduces movement on a real vehicle

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Aisin ITS demosntrates Intelligent monitoring and warning system for vehicles

The Aisin Group has shown a demonstration car featuring their latest Intelligent Transportation Systems technology, with a range of intelligent monitoring and warning systems. “In this system, a camera detects where your face is,[...]
Aisin ITS demosntrates Intelligent monitoring and warning system for vehicles

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Panasonic demonstrates Interactive Plasma Display Where 4 People Can Write in Different Colors at Once

The Interactive Plasma Display, a 65-inch digital blackboard developed by Panasonic, enables four people to write simultaneously in different colors. “With models from other companies, errors occur if your sleeve touches the scre[...]
Panasonic demonstrates Interactive Plasma Display Where 4 People Can Write in Different Colors at Once

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