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18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan

My friend, Andrew traveled in Japan last May and he made this 2 minute, beautiful video about his 18 days in Japan. Enjoy his journey through several Japanese cites including Tokyo, Nagano, Osaka, Kyoto, and Koyasan. You will love it a[...]
18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan
18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan

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OLYMPUS PEN E-P5 Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera

Olympus announced Friday the PEN E-P5 its latest rangefinder-style Micro Four Thirds cameras in both Japan and the US. Featuring the same 16Mpix sensor that has been features in other Olympus models the E-P5 comes however with a new an[...]
OLYMPUS PEN E-P5 Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera
OLYMPUS PEN E-P5 Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera

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Acer Defines Touch and Type Experience with New Aspire R7

At a press event held today in New York, Acer unveiled the Aspire R7, a revolutionary 15.6-inch notebook that will redefine the touch and type computing experience. Featuring a Full HD 1920×1080 touch screen, the Acer R7 was made [...]
Acer Defines Touch and Type Experience with New Aspire R7
Acer Defines Touch and Type Experience with New Aspire R7Acer Defines Touch and Type Experience with New Aspire R7Acer Defines Touch and Type Experience with New Aspire R7Acer Defines Touch and Type Experience with New Aspire R7Acer Defines Touch and Type Experience with New Aspire R7

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Panasonic – Hardcore handheld digital movie camera for outdoor activities – WA30, WA3, DC3

Panasonic is going to release 3 new tough digital movie camera models this month. The hardcore “WA30″ model is the new ultimate handheld camera to use to take active outdoor scene videos. It is waterproof (10m), dustproof, [...]
Panasonic – Hardcore handheld digital movie camera for outdoor activities – WA30, WA3, DC3
Panasonic – Hardcore handheld digital movie camera for outdoor activities – WA30, WA3, DC3Panasonic – Hardcore handheld digital movie camera for outdoor activities – WA30, WA3, DC3Panasonic – Hardcore handheld digital movie camera for outdoor activities – WA30, WA3, DC3Panasonic – Hardcore handheld digital movie camera for outdoor activities – WA30, WA3, DC3

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Century bring back the HDD Stage Rack from the dead with a new HDMI Ready model!

Century, the company that brought us the HDD Stage Rack or the HDD USB SATA and IDE Dock, announced today the launch of the CROSU2TV, a USB 2.0 HDD Stage Rack with HDMI out and support of pretty much every SD or HD Videos format on the[...]
Century bring back the HDD Stage Rack from the dead with a new HDMI Ready model!

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Samsung releases CES 2013 Smart TV Teaser Video

No much to say here, just enjoy the video and brace for the “CES” impact that will come to us next week!
Samsung releases CES 2013 Smart TV Teaser Video

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Paper Computing technology the first step to paper-based Google Docs

At the University of Tokyo, the Naemura Group is developing paper computing technology, which can automatically erase, copy and print hand-drawn sketches on paper. As well as using a camera and computer, this system uses a laser and UV[...]
Paper Computing technology the first step to paper-based Google Docs

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Sharp unleash a new trio of BD Recorder in Japan

Sharp announced in Japan a new Trio of AQUOS Blu-Ray recorders with the BD-W1200 (1TB), BD-W520 (500GB) and BD-S520 (500GB). All three models comes with the same basic features including, DLNA support, Sharp Mobile Phone remote and App[...]
Sharp unleash a new trio of BD Recorder in Japan
Sharp unleash a new trio of BD Recorder in Japan

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Nikon outs the D600, a new Full Frame DSLR

Is Nikon’s D800 to much for you? I mean both financially speaking and physically speaker? Don’t worry, here you are another Full Frame DSLR from Nikon and behold the D600! The D600 is simply put the D800 little bother and c[...]
Nikon outs the D600, a new Full Frame DSLR
Nikon outs the D600, a new Full Frame DSLRNikon outs the D600, a new Full Frame DSLRNikon outs the D600, a new Full Frame DSLRNikon outs the D600, a new Full Frame DSLR

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Sony Introduces the World’s First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera with the DSC-RX1

For the first time, all the benefits of full-frame digital photography are available in a palm-sized compact camera. The new Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 digital camera packs an advanced 35mm full-frame 24.3 MP Exmor CMOS sensor and excepti[...]
Sony Introduces the World’s First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera with the DSC-RX1
Sony Introduces the World’s First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera with the DSC-RX1Sony Introduces the World’s First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera with the DSC-RX1Sony Introduces the World’s First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera with the DSC-RX1Sony Introduces the World’s First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera with the DSC-RX1Sony Introduces the World’s First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera with the DSC-RX1

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Samsung present its GALAXY Camera, World second Android Based Camera

Despite being the world second Android based camera, Sorry Samsung but Nikon bit you to it, the GALAXY Camera still win our heart! Indeed, unlike the Coolpix S800c, the GALAXY Camera runs on Android 4.1 instead of Android 2.3.3 the act[...]
Samsung present its GALAXY Camera, World second Android Based Camera
Samsung present its GALAXY Camera, World second Android Based CameraSamsung present its GALAXY Camera, World second Android Based CameraSamsung present its GALAXY Camera, World second Android Based CameraSamsung present its GALAXY Camera, World second Android Based CameraSamsung present its GALAXY Camera, World second Android Based Camera

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Sony’s PMW-200 handheld camcorder delivers a superior HD broadcast shooting experience

Sony unveiled last week a new addition to its market leading XDCAM HD422 line-up – the PMW-200, the only handheld camcorder in its class equipped with three 1/2 -inch Exmor CMOS sensors and full HD 4:2:2 50Mbps recording. The 1/2 -inch[...]
Sony’s PMW-200 handheld camcorder delivers a superior HD broadcast shooting experience
Sony’s PMW-200 handheld camcorder delivers a superior HD broadcast shooting experienceSony’s PMW-200 handheld camcorder delivers a superior HD broadcast shooting experience

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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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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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NHK Hybridcast making broadcast TV interactive

Hybridcast is an infrastructure system being developed by NHK, with a view to commercial use in 2013. This system combines broadcasting with the Internet, to enable a variety of TV-centered services. At this year’s NHK Science &a[...]
NHK Hybridcast making broadcast TV interactive

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HDR-GW77V, Sony’s new waterproof Handycam

Summer is soon going to be upon us and if you are planning to take some long vacation by the beach with your loved one, it is maybe time to consider upgrading your pocket camera gear with Sony’s latest Handycam the HDR-GW77V. The HDR-G[...]
HDR-GW77V, Sony’s new waterproof Handycam
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Nikon announces the D3200, its latest entry level DSLR

Today, imaging leader Nikon Inc. introduced the new 24.2-megapixel Nikon D3200 HD-SLR; a camera designed for photo enthusiasts ready to step up to a D-SLR or for the busy family memory keeper with an active lifestyle who demands a came[...]
Nikon announces the D3200, its latest entry level DSLR
Nikon announces the D3200, its latest entry level DSLRNikon announces the D3200, its latest entry level DSLRNikon announces the D3200, its latest entry level DSLRNikon announces the D3200, its latest entry level DSLRNikon announces the D3200, its latest entry level DSLR

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Sony introduces a new Professional XDCAM HD with the PMW-100

Here you are another professional camera from Sony, the PMW-100. Announced at 409,500 Yen and schedule for later this may, this new Camera comes with the support of XDCAM HD422 at 50Mbps. Impressed? Well Panasonic with its HVX Series 4[...]
Sony introduces a new Professional XDCAM HD with the PMW-100
Sony introduces a new Professional XDCAM HD with the PMW-100

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Sony HXR-NX30 a compact professional grade NXCAM from Sony

This is maybe the weirdest combo that we have seen from Sony since quite sometime! I am sure that we all remember Sony’s HDR-PJ50V, PJ30V and PJ10, three compact camcorder introduced early January 2011 that came with a built-in video p[...]
Sony HXR-NX30 a compact professional grade NXCAM from Sony
Sony HXR-NX30 a compact professional grade NXCAM from SonySony HXR-NX30 a compact professional grade NXCAM from Sony

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Let’s Visit Tokyo – by Steph!

Let’s Visit Tokyo is not completely dead thanks to Steph! Indeed last December Steph flew to Japan and shoot some footage of Kawaguchiko and decided to send his work at mynews[at]akihabaranews.com that we can now all enjoy this 1[...]
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[Hands-On] Pentax K-01 MILC Camera Designed by Marc Newson

Pentax Ricoh Imaging have developed the Pentax K-01, a mirrorless interchangable lens camera, designed by the world-famous Australian industrial designer, Marc Newson. “In most mirrorless cameras, the fact that there’s no m[...]
[Hands-On] Pentax K-01 MILC Camera Designed by Marc Newson

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[Hands-On] Olympus OM-D Mirrorless Camera With Electronic Viewfinder

The Olympus OM-D E-M5, a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, will be released in Japan in late March. The OM-D is a compact, lightweight Micro Four Thirds camera, similar to the current Olympus PEN series, but in this new camera th[...]
[Hands-On] Olympus OM-D Mirrorless Camera With Electronic Viewfinder

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