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The CEATEC name stands for Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies and is Japan’s largest consumer electronics show. It is regarded by most observers as Japan’s equivalent of the US-based Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Link to the Official CEATEC site.

The show is a platform for Japanese electronics manufacturer to show their latest products and technologies. Besides the show floor, there are numerous presentations and seminars held during the fair. Ubergizmo is a media partner of CEATEC and Ubergizmo’s co-founder Hubert Nguyen is one of the “CEATEC Innovation Awards” judges in 20152014, 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010.


Panasonic Center In Tokyo: From Concept To Deployment

10/15/2017, While attending CEATEC 2017 in Tokyo, I stopped by the Panasonic Center (Tokyo) where the company has 15k square meters (~162k square feet) of demo space and offices. I had been there some years ago and wanted to check the latest demos and concepts that...

Casio Mofrel 2.5D Printer Emulates Leather Texture and Color

10/13/2017, Casio, typically known for its watches or cameras has come up with a new printer and printing technology named Mofrel which outputs 2.5 dimensions (2.5D) color prints that can mimic all kinds of surfaces from leather, to tatami mats to bricks. Now, the...

This Robotic Cat Pillow Wags Its Tail When You Stroke it

10/08/2017, Unfortunately some apartments have rules in which you cannot keep a pet. This means that if you’re someone who grew up with a pet or still own a pet in your current house, you might have some issues with moving in. However at CEATEC 2017, Japanese...

Telesar V Is A Robot That Can Be Controlled In Virtual Reality

10/04/2017, [CEATEC 2017] Being able to control robots remotely has always been possible, like we’ve seen with drones, bomb disposal robots, and so on. However recently researchers have actually explored the idea of potentially using virtual reality (VR) to control...

Panasonic’s CaloRieco Will Count Your Food’s Calories

10/04/2017, [CEATEC 2017] If you’re trying to go on a diet, whether it is to gain muscle or to lose fat, taking into account the calories you take is essential. There are apps out there that help you keep track, and for the most part most food makers offer up the...

Honda Unveils 1 KWh Mobile Power Pack

10/04/2017, [CEATEC 2017] As our natural resources aren’t exactly unlimited, the world has started to look forwards renewable sources of energy, such as taking advantage of the wind, water, and sun to generate energy. Many tech companies are also working at...

ALPS Haptic Trigger Plus Controllers Lets Users Feel Hot Or Cold

10/04/2017, [CEATEC 2017] With virtual reality (VR) technology, the idea is to create an environment that is immersive for the user. This is done through VR headsets which lets users feel like they are in the world itself, and sometimes with headphones and audio...

CEATEC 2016 Innovation Award Winners

10/05/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Every year companies try to come up with new and exciting products that they hope will change the world. However competition is fierce which means that what one company thought was a great idea, might trumped by a company with an even...

VRC’s Shun’X Is A 3D Body Scanner That Works Quickly

10/05/2016, [CEATEC 2016] If you’re trying to create models that are close to the human shape as possible, obviously 3D scanning is the way to go, as opposed to having to create the wireframes and models from scratch. However 3D scanning is typically a slow...

Aromajoin Unveils The New Aromajoin Mini & Smartphone App

10/05/2016, [CEATEC 2016] They say smell is one of the more powerful ways that one can trigger a memory, and this is what Aromajoin is hoping to do when they took the wraps off the Aroma Shooter Mini at this year’s CEATEC. The Mini is basically the smaller and...

The Bocco Family Robot Now Comes With Support For SIM Cards

10/05/2016, [CEATEC 2016] In 2015, we came across a little robot by the name of Bocco. Developed by Yukai Engineering, it looks like the company is back with a slightly upgraded model, and by slightly we do mean slightly. Essentially at its core, the Bocco is still...

Cerevo’s Listnr Is A Baby Monitor That Can Identify Emotions

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Baby monitors are a dime a dozen, but as we push into the age of connected objects and IoT, naturally the humble baby monitor needs to step up its game and do more than just act as a radio. Cerevo seems to think so as well which is why the...

Panasonic’s Motion-Sensing Unit Aims To Help Keep Robots Upright

10/04/2016, [CEATEC 2016] As robots slowly start to become a bigger part of our daily lives, naturally improvements have to be made to the existing technology to ensure that robots are capable of doing many different tasks. At CEATEC 2016, Panasonic is showing off a...