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Putting Your Finger in this Japanese Robot is a Step Toward Actual Virtual Reality

Welcome to Touchable TV! In addition to showcasing their 8K, 7680×4320, Ultra-High-Def (Ridiculous-Def?) TV broadcasting kit last weekend, Japan’s NHK also demoed a haptic feedback device that simulates virtual 3D objects in real time.[...]
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Google Glass, Meta Wants Your Milkshake! …Do Consumers Want Either of Them?

Google Glass fever and upstart Meta’s rapidly financed US $100,000 Kickstarter campaign indicate #1. impending altered reality market maturity, or #2. everything new remixes the old, but still the geeks sing “Ohhhhh look, shiny!” Googl[...]
Google Glass, Meta Wants Your Milkshake!  …Do Consumers Want Either of Them?

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Eidos Masks: Giving Humans Superpowers (of perception)

The Eidos masks are really, really cool. New toys like Google Glass are neat, but augmented reality (AR) has been around forever. Going back to WWII-era active gun sights, forward to the heads-up displays of modern aircraft & autom[...]
Eidos Masks: Giving Humans Superpowers (of perception)

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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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LG Electronics – Optimus G Pro – 5.5 inch, first Full HD smartphone will launch in Korea

LG Electronics – Optimus G Pro – 5.5 inch, first Full HD smartphone will launch in Korea
LG Electronics – Optimus G Pro – 5.5 inch, first Full HD smartphone will launch in KoreaLG Electronics – Optimus G Pro – 5.5 inch, first Full HD smartphone will launch in KoreaLG Electronics – Optimus G Pro – 5.5 inch, first Full HD smartphone will launch in Korea

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Nikon announces the AW110, a new rugged and outdoor ready Camera

Nikon introduced this morning in Japan and USA the the COOLPIX AW110. Waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof, the rugged AW110 is built to handle the elements, whether hiking up a mountain, hitting the slopes or riding the surf. Nikon’[...]
Nikon announces the AW110, a new rugged  and outdoor ready Camera
Nikon announces the AW110, a new rugged  and outdoor ready CameraNikon announces the AW110, a new rugged  and outdoor ready CameraNikon announces the AW110, a new rugged  and outdoor ready CameraNikon announces the AW110, a new rugged  and outdoor ready CameraNikon announces the AW110, a new rugged  and outdoor ready Camera

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Ikei Laboratory demos unique Virtual Body Technology

The Ikei Laboratory of Tokyo Metropolitan University Graduate School of System Design is developing virtual body technology that utilizes the five senses. In addition to using conventional audio and video footage , this technology can [...]
Ikei Laboratory demos unique Virtual Body Technology

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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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Kanagawa Institute of Technology intros “Mommy Tummy” a Pregnancy Simulator

This is the latest pregnancy simulation system developed by a research group at Kanagawa Institute of Technology. It was displayed at the Tokyo Game Show 2011. In this system, the user wears a jacket that contains rubber balloons, vibr[...]
Kanagawa Institute of Technology intros “Mommy Tummy” a Pregnancy Simulator

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“Immersive Digital Entertainment” VR System by Crescent

Crescent, Inc. showed its Immersive Digital Entertainment VR system at the 3D & Virtual Reality Exhibition. The Immersive Digital Entertainment system makes use of a head-mounted display, so users can experience a full 360 degree v[...]
“Immersive Digital Entertainment” VR System by Crescent

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Nikon Coolpix S80, ultra compact Shooter with a OLED touchscreen.

Looking for something that can easily be fitted in your front pocket and yet capable to shoot decent photos? Well it seems that Nikon latest Coolpix S80 is capable of just doing that. Our 14.1Mpix camera comes with a nice 3.5” OLED tou[...]
Nikon Coolpix S80, ultra compact Shooter with a OLED touchscreen.
Nikon Coolpix S80, ultra compact Shooter with a OLED touchscreen.Nikon Coolpix S80, ultra compact Shooter with a OLED touchscreen.Nikon Coolpix S80, ultra compact Shooter with a OLED touchscreen.Nikon Coolpix S80, ultra compact Shooter with a OLED touchscreen.Nikon Coolpix S80, ultra compact Shooter with a OLED touchscreen.

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Nikon Coolpix S8100 brings 1080p video recording.

Worthy successor of Nikon Coolpix S8000, the S8100 comes with a new CMOS sensor that now offer 12.1Mpix instead of the 14.2 installed on the S8000 in order, according to Nikon, to offer better light sensitivity and better photo in low [...]
Nikon Coolpix S8100 brings 1080p video recording.
Nikon Coolpix S8100 brings 1080p video recording.Nikon Coolpix S8100 brings 1080p video recording.Nikon Coolpix S8100 brings 1080p video recording.Nikon Coolpix S8100 brings 1080p video recording.Nikon Coolpix S8100 brings 1080p video recording.

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Nikon introduces the Coolpix P7000 in the USA

Nikon’s equivalent to the Canon G11, the Coolpix P7000 comes as a prosumer compact camera. Our 10.1Mpix point & shoot comes with a 7.1x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom-NIKKOR ED glass lens (28-200mm f/2.8-5.6), a 3” 921,000 pixel LCD, supp[...]
Nikon introduces the Coolpix P7000 in the USA
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Nikon D90, the Review

Yeah, I know the Nikon D90 is far from being new, but since Nikon was kind enough to let us play with their DSLR for a week and since I never had the chance of touching one before, I decided it would be worth it to check this baby out [...]
Nikon D90, the Review
Nikon D90, the ReviewNikon D90, the ReviewNikon D90, the ReviewNikon D90, the ReviewNikon D90, the Review

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Nikon’s D5000 Officially Official in Japan and the US

Nikon Japan kindly sent us an email a few minutes ago to warm us about the announcement of their latest DSRL, the D5000. It’s most important part without a doubt is its articulating 2.7” LCD which will be EXTREMELY handy for many[...]
Nikon’s D5000 Officially Official in Japan and the US
Nikon’s D5000 Officially Official in Japan and the USNikon’s D5000 Officially Official in Japan and the USNikon’s D5000 Officially Official in Japan and the USNikon’s D5000 Officially Official in Japan and the USNikon’s D5000 Officially Official in Japan and the US

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CPDP-730, Cima’s New Portable DVD Player

I’m not sure how interesting this new portable DVD player is, but it seems that our Japanese friends are very fond of them! Here you are, yet another portable DVD player with a 7” swivel screen (480 x 234 resolution) and 2×1[...]
CPDP-730, Cima’s New Portable DVD Player

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Nikon CoolPix S52 and S52c

Here are two other point and shoots from Nikon, the S52 and S52c. Both our cameras are compact 9Mpix cameras with the VR Mode (Optical Vibration Reduction), a 3x optical NIKKOR Zoom (38-114mm), ISO 3200. The only difference between the[...]
Nikon CoolPix S52 and S52c
Nikon CoolPix S52 and S52cNikon CoolPix S52 and S52cNikon CoolPix S52 and S52cNikon CoolPix S52 and S52cNikon CoolPix S52 and S52c

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Nikon CoolPix S600: Stylish Compact Digital Camera.

The S600 is a 10Mpix compact digital camera (88×22.5x53mm at only 130g) with VR mode support (blurring correction), a face recognition AF system, 4x Optical Zoom, and 45MB of internal memory. Available in three urban colors: black, gold and silver.
Nikon CoolPix S600:  Stylish Compact Digital Camera.
Nikon CoolPix S600:  Stylish Compact Digital Camera.Nikon CoolPix S600:  Stylish Compact Digital Camera.Nikon CoolPix S600:  Stylish Compact Digital Camera.

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