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DigInfo.TV – The award-winning Smart Trash Can moves autonomously to catch your trash

Don Kennedy and Ryo Osuga of DigInfo.TV in Tokyo bring this video and story of Japanese technology applied to one of the most unlikely of places. How useful this will be for Japanese and worldwide homes remains to be seen, but so far, [...]
DigInfo.TV – The award-winning Smart Trash Can moves autonomously to catch your trash
DigInfo.TV – The award-winning Smart Trash Can moves autonomously to catch your trash

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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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[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan

I am sure that you all remember what’s Sega’s Toylet is, and if you completely forget about it, well let’s say that this little video game will teach you how to handle your junk correctly! While Toylet was only availa[...]
[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan
[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan[Hands-On] Sega finally launches its Toylets to the Public in Japan

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Keio University demonstrates 3-Axis Analog Joystick For Touchscreen Devices

This elastic device converts the camera of your smartphone into a fully functional 3-axis analog joystick. It is under development by a research group at Keio University. “The way this system works is very simple. There are small[...]
Keio University demonstrates 3-Axis Analog Joystick For Touchscreen Devices

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Toyota Care Support Robots For Nursing And Healthcare

Toyota has developed robots for care support, in response to society’s aging demographics. These robots have been co-developed with Fujita Health University. They utilize advanced technologies from Toyota, including motor control[...]
Toyota Care Support Robots For Nursing And Healthcare

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Actroid-F Robot Gets A Brother And An Eye Implant

AIST has developed a male version of its android robot Actroid-F, which was first shown to the public last year. These human-like robots imitate the movements of the people they are watching, and are currently being placed as observers[...]
Actroid-F Robot Gets A Brother And An Eye Implant

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Docomo demostrate a Smartphone Jackets With Built-In Sensors

Docomo has presented a range of prototype smartphone jackets which not only protect the phone, but add extra functions through the use of various sensors. These hardware accessories, being developed by docomo, add a range of functions [...]
Docomo demostrate a Smartphone Jackets With Built-In Sensors

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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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Ricoh finally introduces its GRX Leica M Mount module with the GRX MOUNT A12.

The Ricoh GRX is a stunning little camera that we totally fall in love for when released, and earlier this year, the company shown at CP+ 2011 a new prototype of 12Mpix CMOS module that will fit any Leica M Mount lenses. Today, Ricoh m[...]
Ricoh finally introduces its GRX Leica M Mount module with the GRX MOUNT A12.
Ricoh finally introduces its GRX Leica M Mount module with the GRX MOUNT A12.

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[Update] Sega ToyLets “Hands-On”

This article is a video update provided by our partner DigInfoTV regarding an article we published earlier this week : [DSJ 2011] Sega ToyLets “Hands-On” This Video is provided to you by DigInfo.tv, AkihabaraNews Official Partner.
[Update] Sega ToyLets “Hands-On”

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[DSJ 2011] Sega ToyLets “Hands-On”

I am sure that you all remember Sega’s amazing new Gaming Console the “ToyLets” that has been introduced to the world last December 2010. Today we stumble upon this “particular” Gaming Console for Toilets at Digital Signage 2011 and co[...]
[DSJ 2011] Sega ToyLets “Hands-On”
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Fujitsu Achieves World’s Smallest and Slimmest Vein Sensor

Fujtsiu announced today the world’s smallest and slimmest contact-free vein authentication sensor. This new sensor is 29.0 mm Wide , 11.2 mm tall and 29.0 mm thick as well as including a high-speed image-capture system that conti[...]
Fujitsu Achieves World’s Smallest and Slimmest Vein Sensor
Fujitsu Achieves World’s Smallest and Slimmest Vein SensorFujitsu Achieves World’s Smallest and Slimmest Vein Sensor

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[CP+ 2011] What you might have missed

CP+ 2011 is now over, and even if it was a little bit smaller than last year’s one, there still was pretty nice stuff to be seen. So here is the list of the news related to this event, enjoy it! 1. Sony Advance Model, NXCAM prototype, [...]
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Samsung Develops 12 Megapixel CMOS Imager with 1.12um Back Side Illuminated Pixel Architecture for Premium Feature and Smart Phones

Samsung announced today its new 12Mpix CMOS sensor using advanced 1.12 micron pixel technology. Based on the back side illuminated (BSI) pixel architecture, the 1/3.2-inch sensor offers clear and sharp images in low light environments [...]
Samsung Develops 12 Megapixel CMOS Imager with 1.12um Back Side Illuminated Pixel Architecture for Premium Feature and Smart Phones

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[CP+ 2011] First shots and Video of Ricoh’s GRX first Leica M Mount

Last week Ricoh made the front page of most Tech Blogs and Photo Magazine by announcing its future CMOS module for Leica M Mount, and today we had the chance to see this new module in Action at CP+. Unfortunately not available yet for [...]
[CP+ 2011] First shots and Video of Ricoh’s GRX first Leica M Mount
[CP+ 2011] First shots and Video of Ricoh’s GRX first Leica M Mount[CP+ 2011] First shots and Video of Ricoh’s GRX first Leica M Mount[CP+ 2011] First shots and Video of Ricoh’s GRX first Leica M Mount[CP+ 2011] First shots and Video of Ricoh’s GRX first Leica M Mount[CP+ 2011] First shots and Video of Ricoh’s GRX first Leica M Mount

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[CP+ 2011] Sony Advance Model, NXCAM prototype, PMW-F3 and other NEX Wonders

Today at CP+ Sony had one of the most interesting booths with many products that were yet been made available to the public and the general press. Nothing really we did not heard about in the past or during CES, but we couldn’t resist [...]
[CP+ 2011] Sony Advance Model, NXCAM prototype, PMW-F3 and other NEX Wonders
[CP+ 2011] Sony Advance Model, NXCAM prototype, PMW-F3 and other NEX Wonders[CP+ 2011] Sony Advance Model, NXCAM prototype, PMW-F3 and other NEX Wonders[CP+ 2011] Sony Advance Model, NXCAM prototype, PMW-F3 and other NEX Wonders[CP+ 2011] Sony Advance Model, NXCAM prototype, PMW-F3 and other NEX Wonders[CP+ 2011] Sony Advance Model, NXCAM prototype, PMW-F3 and other NEX Wonders

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Ricoh Stunning GXR to support soon Leica M Mount

Ricoh’s GXR is by far the most impressive compact camera we ever had the chance to test, sure this may not be the casual-user camera of choice but with patience and time the GXR will stun you with its amazingly sharp pictures. And this[...]
Ricoh Stunning GXR to support soon Leica M Mount

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New Sega Gaming Console: Japanese Innovation At its Finest

Sega Corporation makes a grand comeback into the world of video game hardware manufacturing with their Toylets, a new gaming platform with a whole new paradigm of user/game interaction. A pressure sensor is applied to a strategically-p[...]
New Sega Gaming Console: Japanese Innovation At its Finest
New Sega Gaming Console: Japanese Innovation At its FinestNew Sega Gaming Console: Japanese Innovation At its FinestNew Sega Gaming Console: Japanese Innovation At its FinestNew Sega Gaming Console: Japanese Innovation At its FinestNew Sega Gaming Console: Japanese Innovation At its Finest

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Thanko Updates Spycam Watch with Metal Band Model

Thanko’s waterproof, motion sensor-activated spycam watch was updated with a new model with a metal band. This IPX8-rated (waterproof beyond 1 meter) wristwatch has 4GB of memory, and has a motion sensing feature that automatical[...]
Thanko Updates Spycam Watch with Metal Band Model
Thanko Updates Spycam Watch with Metal Band ModelThanko Updates Spycam Watch with Metal Band ModelThanko Updates Spycam Watch with Metal Band ModelThanko Updates Spycam Watch with Metal Band ModelThanko Updates Spycam Watch with Metal Band Model

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Sony Releases New CMOS Sensor, Announces First Sony CMOS Vidcam the PMW-F3

Sony Corporation has announced its first ever CMOS image sensor in its Exmor series, with a Super 35-equivalent frame size and individual sensors four times the area of CMOS image sensors on on-market TV cameras today. Sony also announ[...]
Sony Releases New CMOS Sensor, Announces First Sony CMOS Vidcam the PMW-F3
Sony Releases New CMOS Sensor, Announces First Sony CMOS Vidcam the PMW-F3Sony Releases New CMOS Sensor, Announces First Sony CMOS Vidcam the PMW-F3

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Century Announces New Ext HDD Case with LCD Display

Century have announced a new external hot-swappable hard drive enclosure with cooling fans, heat sensors, and an LCD display that puts relevant information right on the front of the case, named the CWRS2LCD-BK. Measuring 149x185x42 mm [...]
Century Announces New Ext HDD Case with LCD Display
Century Announces New Ext HDD Case with LCD Display

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Where do nature and technology come together?

If you want to have a beautiful garden, but don’t have green thumbs, there is a new technology by NNT Docomo being released to help. In a world where technology has helped free up precious cognitive power by helping us out with s[...]
Where do nature and technology come together?
Where do nature and technology come together?

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