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Docomo Phone with integrated air purifier

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). Official CEATEC site and mobile application

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. In 2013, CEATEC is held in Tokyo’s Makuhari-Messe convention center from Oct 1 to Oct 1.

Ubergizmo is media partner of CEATEC and Ubergizmo’s co-founder Hubert Nguyen is one of the “CEATEC Innovation Awards” judges in 2013, 2012, 2011 and 2010.


Docomo Phone with integrated air purifier

10/08/2010, [CEATEC 2010] This is why we come to Ceatec, nowhere else in the world will you see a phone that integrates an Ion-generator that aims at sanitizing the air in a 30cm radius around the phone. Of course, you have to understand that many people wear their...

Yamaha infosound embeds data in audio media

10/07/2010, [CEATEC 2010] Yamaha was showing its infosound demo at CEATEC. The prototype embeds data in audio media like music, video clips, radio or whichever audio support that you can think of. The principle is very simple: Yamaha encodes data in audio frequencies...

Sony shows TransferJet 2, but who’s using the first one anyway?

10/07/2010, [CEATEC 2010] Sony is demonstrating its second-generation TransferJet components that are almost twice as fast as the first generation (up to 350Mbps). TransferJet is a wireless technology that enables uber-fast data transfers between two devices that are...

SMK demonstrates egg-shaped air mouse

10/07/2010, [CEATEC 2010] Presented by some media as a TV remote, SMK’s egg is in fact a simple air-mouse that is comparable to current products offered by Logitech of Gyration – at least in function. This is not a product, and for the CEATEC show, SMK...

Yamaha 1mm Thin Light Flexible Speaker

10/05/2010, [CEATEC 2010] This speaker was being presented by Yamaha’s R&D department. It is only 1mm thick and is covered by a display banner on the photo. It’s light too: that banner weighs less than 500g, so it would be fairly easy to deploy and...

Docomo AR walker demo

10/05/2010, [CEATEC 2010] AR, or Augmented Reality is a very fashionable trend these days. If you’re not familiar with AR, the goal is to supplement (“augment”) reality (often as seen through a live video feed) with additional information about a...

Nissan Solar Tree Concept

10/05/2010, [CEATEC 2010] The Nissan Solar Tree is a concept that is part of the larger 2030 zero-emission city that Nissan and many major industrial companies in Japan are participating to. The idea is to create the next-generation city design based on the new green...

Fujitsu dual-screen touch smartphone

10/05/2010, [CEATEC 2010] If a dual-monitor setup can improve our productivity with computers (it’s pretty much proven), could it make our smartphones better too? Maybe. Fujitsu has been playing with a dual-display touch phone that aims to make your experience...

CEATEC Day 1 Round Up

10/05/2010, [CEATEC 2010] We’ve scoured the showfloor on the first day of CEATEC, and while it isn’t as explosive as CES, there are still several new technologies that caught our attention. To make life easier for you instead of going through the...

Docomo Tai Heart tells you if you’re really in love

10/05/2010, [CEATEC 2010] it’s hard to go to Japan without reporting about bizarre (but fun!) tech concepts: Docomo’s Tai Heart (not sure what that means) is a small device that you can use while talking to your recent date on the phone (and possibly soon...

Panasonic has Kinect-like system for digital signage

10/05/2010, [CEATEC 2010] In a discrete part of the CEATEC show, Panasonic was showing its D-Imager (D for “depth”, we guess), a system that can detect and react to the presence of people. Thanks to its depth and color cameras, it can see that someone is...

KDDI free viewpoint turns 2D video into interactive 3D

10/05/2010, [CEATEC 2010] KDDI has an interesting 2D to 3D demo in their booth. This time, we’re not talking about stereo 3D, but about 3D graphics that is almost video game like (almost). With a single, or several cameras, KDDI can turn 2D video information in...

Panasonic Lumix GH2 with 3D lens, hands-on

10/04/2010, [CEATEC 2010] The Panasonic GH2 is a great little camera, but Panasonic was demonstrating a 3D lens at the Ceatec show. The lens has two smaller lens, and while it’s not clear what the sensor actually “sees”, what we know is that the...