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NTT Demos Visually and aurally accurate virtual communication system

NTT is developing technology that faithfully reproduces pictures and sound from distant locations, creating a natural sense of distance and position, as if both people are in the same room. “Regarding the picture, this system inc[...]
NTT Demos Visually and aurally accurate virtual communication system

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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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Yamaha to introduce its YSP-2200 Digital Sound Projector debuts with HDMI 1.4a in USA as well

Announced in Japan last September and available since November, Yamaha new YSP-2200 Digital sound bar supporting HDMI 1.4a is now also announced in the USA at $999.95 MSRP. Offering 7.1Ch Virtual surround with DTS-HD, Dolby TrueHD as w[...]
Yamaha to introduce its YSP-2200 Digital Sound Projector debuts with HDMI 1.4a in USA as well
Yamaha to introduce its YSP-2200 Digital Sound Projector debuts with HDMI 1.4a in USA as well

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Parrot Announces AR.Pursuit, AR.Drone’s First AR Game

Parrot, makers of Bluetooth car hands-free sets and the pricey but awesome AR.Drone, has announced the first augmented reality game for the iPhone-controlled quadrocopter. The AR.Pursuit, for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad, requires two [...]
Parrot Announces AR.Pursuit, AR.Drone’s First AR Game
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Sony Building Unveils 2010 Art Wall Competition Winning Entry

The Sony Building in Ginza, Tokyo, unveiled the winning entry in the Canvas @ Sony 2010 Art Wall Audition, a piece by Kanda Yumiko titled, quite simply, Banana, on its vertical 38x6m Art Wall display. Also running as part of the event [...]
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Two New LG Smartphones (Also: New News Conference Format)

LG Electronics today announced a news conference on the 14th of September to unveil two new Optimus smartphones running Android, the One and Chic. The half-hour conference will be open only to media and bloggers, with an exclusive deta[...]
Two New LG Smartphones (Also: New News Conference Format)
Two New LG Smartphones (Also: New News Conference Format)Two New LG Smartphones (Also: New News Conference Format)

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[Video] Hitachi “Minority Report” like interface.

Here you are the last bit of our tour at Hitachi exhibition, with the company vision of a “Minority Report” like interface. Perhaps closer to Microsoft Kinect UI, Hitachi system will let you control any kind of information display on a[...]
[Video] Hitachi “Minority Report” like interface.
[Video] Hitachi “Minority Report” like interface.

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LG unveiled new Network Monitors for Virtual Computing at Schools

The new Network Monitors LG unveiled at the ongoing 2010 International Society for Technology in Education Conference (ISTE), are available in 11- and 31-monitor (model N+) options which allow, via a dedicated virtual desktop software,[...]
LG unveiled new Network Monitors for Virtual Computing at Schools

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Yamaha new Digital Sound Projector better than ever

Yamaha announced an upgrade of its Digital Sound Projector YSP with the YSP-5100. Offering better bass than the previous generation (YSP-4100), the YSP-5100 also support HD audio like TrueHD, DTS-HD Master audio and many more… Other im[...]
Yamaha new Digital Sound Projector better than ever
Yamaha new Digital Sound Projector better than ever

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Media Vehicle, Your Personal Virtual Reality Cocoon

Developed by the Iwata-Yano Laboratory at Tsukuba University, the Media Vehicle is a personal virtual reality cocoon. Its occupant faces a huge spherical display projecting videos and image feed shots with a camera held, at this presen[...]
Media Vehicle, Your Personal Virtual Reality Cocoon
Media Vehicle, Your Personal Virtual Reality CocoonMedia Vehicle, Your Personal Virtual Reality Cocoon

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FunBrella Brings You Virtual Rain Anytime, Anywhere

Imagine for a second that you love rain SO much that you goes nuts when the sky is blue… What do you do if you haven’t heard the sound of rain splatting on your umbrella for a long time? Go and chat with the folks at Osaka [...]
FunBrella Brings You Virtual Rain Anytime, Anywhere

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[CEATEC 09- Live] KDDI Camera Based Tangible Controller for Mobile Phones

Here’s the 2nd generation of an amazing technology and concept offered by KDDI. Thanks to a simple soft plastic joystick (with a red and blue square printed on its core) stuck on the top of the camera module, KDDI turned this lit[...]
[CEATEC 09- Live] KDDI Camera Based Tangible Controller for Mobile Phones
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When the Web Wakes-up…. Or How to Recycle Old Stuff: Epson’s 3mm Booth Babe

Our beloved tech friends all over the world woke-up this morning to discover a lord ugly old product and tried to recycle it… I’m announcing today’s winner, the Epson 3mm booth babe… Announced over a month ago at Interop 09: OCCS[...]
When the Web Wakes-up…. Or How to Recycle Old Stuff: Epson’s 3mm Booth Babe

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Yuruppy, Takara Tomy’s Latest Digital Pet

Yesterday Takata Tomy released the Yuruppy, a Tamagochi like virtual pet (cat, dog and bird) made for all the lonely unmarried Japanese women wishing to avoid suicide… I’m sure I don’t need to waste my time explaining what it is…
Yuruppy, Takara Tomy’s Latest Digital Pet

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Interop 09: OCCS Displays Their Virtual Booth Hostess

Made for Epson the Virtual Booth Hostess from OCCS is quite impressive to watch. Basically OCCS recorded a video of a real hostess welcoming you and introducing you to some nice event and projected the entire video onto a standing glas[...]
Interop 09: OCCS Displays Their Virtual Booth Hostess
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