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Sharp makes attempt at mega power plant

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] We all know what a huge blow Japan received at the hands of the massive earthquake in March earlier this year, where it led to a tsunami as well as entire villages being wiped out in the process. Not only that, there was a very real danger...

Pioneer discussion table welcomes your fingers

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] “Let us lay our cards on the table,” you tell the rest of your business associate in a high powered meeting. Well, they aren’t going to whip out their name cards or figuratively start sharing each and every viewpoint over a...

Pioneer Augmented Reality (AR) Heads Up Display

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] I guess modern marvels keep on dropping jaws – case in point, this particular Augmented Reality (AR) Heads Up Display (HUD) from Pioneer that is on display at CEATEC this year. Granted, the “booth” looks particularly basic...

LCD TV sports super brightness levels with laser backlight

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] Just when you thought that your TV was the best in the ‘hood, along comes this particular model on display at CEATEC this year in Japan, sporting a laser backlight that delivers unparalleled brightness levels. It might seem as though...

Meopad Aqua takes the waterproof route

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] Going waterproof is a big deal for gadgets, especially when it concerns smaller models like smartphones and portable media players since those tend to slip out of the hands of butterfingers like me and into the most unusual places such as a...

ALPS wheel trackpad for safer driving?

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] You know how Formula 1 steering wheels technically don’t come in the traditional round form factor, cost a bomb and has more buttons than your standard, modern console controller? Well, even higher end cars tend to have plenty of...

Sharp 8K4K TV offers eye popping visuals

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] If you think that you have it good in your living room at the moment, think again. Sharp’s got some eye popping visuals coming your way thanks to a 8K4K TV that is capable of rolling out stunning images as you can see for yourself...

TAXAN MeoTune turns your smartphone into a portable TV

10/03/2011, [CEATEC 2011] People in Japan love watching TV; in fact most of the phones made for the Japanese market seem to incorporate 1-Seg tuners so that they can enjoy TV while on the go. However, not all phones were built equally, and in the past, folks who...

ROHM shows off Techno-jewelry at CEATEC 2011

10/03/2011,   [CEATEC 2011] While nobody likes wearing unsightly devices to help them keep track of their health, RHOM might have found a way around the problem. At CEATEC 2011, the company showed off its new range of Techno-jewelry – UV and pulse wave sensors...

uDraw GameTablet for PS3, Xbox 360 spotted at CEATEC 2011

10/03/2011, [CEATEC 2011] While uDraw is already available on the Nintendo Wii, if you fancy your chances with something less violent and far more artistic in terms of games on a console, perhaps knowing that there will be a uDraw for the Xbox 360 or Sony PS3 might...

KDDI Speaker-Less Android Phone [Hands-On]

10/03/2011, [CEATEC 2011] We’ve got our hands on KDDI’s speaker-less Android phone, and the test was quite interesting as you can see on the photo. First, let’s talk about the technology: KDDI is using vibrations to transmit sound, which is the same...

KDDI Shows Next-Generation Tactile Feedback

10/03/2011, [CEATEC 2011] KDDI, a Japanese carrier known for its innovative spirit, is demonstrating a new generation of tactile feedback at CEATEC. KDDI’s feedback technology works with a capacitive display and provides a “click” feel which is...

DoCoMo Tracks Calories With Food Photos

10/03/2011, [CEATEC 2011] Japanese carrier DoCoMo is demonstrating a research project that aims at tracking one’s calorie intake by recognizing meals based on photos. As you can imagine, this would be a “low-maintenance” way of tracking that kind of...

DoCoMo Real-Time Menu Translator

10/03/2011, At CEATEC (Tokyo), DoCoMo was presenting a real-time translator app that is part of an “overseas vacation package” from the Japanese carrier. The goal of the package is to help travelers, and the most interesting application that I have seen...