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TDK Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording Boosts HDD Capacity (HAMR)

10/03/2013, At CEATEC Japan, TDK was demonstrating HAMR (heat-assisted magnetic recording), a technology designed to dramatically increase the data density of mechanical hard drives. Hard drives are typically limited by how much bits of information they can safely...

Mitsubishi Car Display System Sports Free Form Screen

10/03/2013, [CEATEC 2013] In-vehicle technology has certainly progressed by a fair amount these days, where we are starting to see Heads Up Display units being integrated in various ways depending on the manufacturer, not to mention a futuristic looking driving...

NTT docomo Showcases Dragon Quest Metal Slime Smartphone

10/03/2013, [CEATEC 2013] There are just some things in Japan that are huge locally, and the rest of the world has yet to catch on. I am quite sure that some folks in the English speaking world have picked up Japanese for the sake of playing titles such as Monster...

Mazda Shakin’ Racer App Gives Your Arm A Workout

10/03/2013, [CEATEC 2013] All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, and the folks over at Mazda have definitely realized that. Sure, they are pretty serious with their Mazda Connect system as well as Heads Up Cockpit, but there also needs to be a balance of play as...

CEATEC 2013 Innovation Awards Winners’ List

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] We are halfway through CEATEC 2013, and have just seen the conclusion of the CEATEC Innovation Awards that were picked out by a panel of journalists who thought that the winners deserved their respective gongs. Ubergizmo’s co-founder,...

NEC NeoFace Face Recognition Technology

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] NEC claims that their face recognition technology on display at the CEATEC 2013 showfloor happens to be the one with the highest precision rate in the world, although we have also seen Omron’s offering that does seem to work pretty well,...

Sharp Smart/Sweet Home

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] It goes without saying that companies definitely want to make sure that when you purchase a particular home appliance from them, they would also hope for you to take a glance at the other consumer electronics that are on offer from them,...

ALPS Bidirectional DC/DC Converter

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Don’t you just love the wonders of miniaturization? Not only does it make life a whole lot easier and more convenient for the masses, it is also one way to maximize our living space around us. Normally, a bidirectional DC/DC converter...

Mitsubishi 100Gbps Optical Network Interconnect

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] I do admit, nobody in this day and age would miss those good old days when you had to actually own a landline in order to connect to the Internet via an Internet Service Provider. Remember the username and password that were required before...

Clarion EcoAccel App Helps You Driver Green(er)

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] How green can cars get? We have started to see a slight shift among buyers of cars who have jumped aboard the hybrid bandwagon, with Toyota’s Prius leading the way. Of course, the move to fully electric cars have yet to catch the...

TDK Anti-shake Actuator

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Do you remember the sound effects in Quake 3, whenever someone hits two sweet rails in a succession? That would end up with the arena announcer saying, “Impressive!”, which is also another signal to the rest of the world that you have a...

Fujitsu FingerLink Merges Virtual With Physical Interaction

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] I am quite sure that many of us are familiar with the fictional Tony Stark’s genius, and his artificial intelligence system at home, J.A.R.V.I.S., along with the kind of fancy computing hardware that can be manipulated using his hands...

Fujitsu Sleepiness Detection Sensor

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Some folks absolutely love driving, whether it is in the morning or at night, as it offers a rather therapeutic feeling. The thing is, driving is no longer fun whenever you get stuck in a traffic jam, as it would certainly cause your blood...

Huawei HW-01D Feature Phone Comes With An Alarm

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] You can never quite tell just when an accident or disaster is going to happen, and I am referring to the ones on a personal scale, such as your kid disappearing in the midst of a large crowd simply because you took your eyes off him or her...