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Samsung Shows Off 330Mbps Mobile WiMAX At CEATEC Japan

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.


Samsung Shows Off 330Mbps Mobile WiMAX At CEATEC Japan

10/04/2010, Samsung has been busy working to support the WiMAX 2 standard and the Korean company is busy demonstrating what WiMAX 2 can do at CEATEC in Japan. The new mobile WiMAX standard is based on IEEE 802.16m that offers faster, more efficient data...

TDK has new flexible passive matrix OLED panel

10/03/2010, TDK Corporation has something that might just change the ways displays are used in future gizmos – we’re talking about a flexible type whose display is bendable, where it will come in both color and monochrome versions. The flexible type that...

Panasonic to unveil Lumix branded phone next week at CEATEC

10/01/2010, CEATEC 2010 will be the platform where Panasonic rolls out a spanking new Lumix-branded phone. As to whether it will fall under the smartphone category or not, it remains to be seen, but what we know would be this much – you can’t veer too far...

Sony PS3 3D Firmware Upgrade Confirmed For This Summer

04/02/2010, Do you remember the 3D goodness on the PS3 that we checked out at CEATEC 2009? We previously mentioned that the 3D firmware update for the PS3 would be arriving in the summer, and now it seems that we’ve got more confirmation on it, as the latest...

CEATEC 09 wrap-up

10/11/2009, CEATEC, which is the biggest consumer electronics show in Japan, is always a good place to see concepts and trends from some of the biggest electronics brands. Despite the recession, there were a bunch of interesting to look at, and if you missed last...

Yamaha 1mm Thin Speaker

10/11/2009, Yamaha certainly has a very interesting speaker on demo at CEATEC. You might be fooled into thinking that it’s just another boring banner, but this 1mm thick (thin?) cloth is actually a directional speaker. To make an advertiser’s dream come...

Panasonic Life Wall

10/08/2009, [CEATEC 2009] We visited the Panasonic Center in Tokyo where the company has a huge showroom. The most interesting demo was the “life wall”, a wall-sized screen that is Panasonic’s vision of how visual our life can get in the future. The...

GigaAccel 180 CELL-based video encoder

10/08/2009, [CEATEC 2009] Here’s a CELL-based video encoding accelerator that has enough muscle to compress H.264, 1080p videos at 40fps (compression speed), which is about twice as fast as “real-time” (assuming a 24fps source), so a 1hr movie would...

Kohjinsha PA Series

10/07/2009, [CEATEC 2009] Kohjinsha has unveiled their latest PA Series MID at CEATEC, and we like the extremely svelte measurements of 161mm x 111mm x 10mm (26mm when extended), tipping the scales at a relatively lightweight 400 grams. You won’t be able to use...

WiMax-based personal WIFI hotspot

10/07/2009, [CEATEC 2009] UQ, the sole Wimax carrier in Japan was showing this personal Wi-Fi hotspot device. It connects to the internet via WiMax, and serves as a wireless router for your personal devices. It’s like a MiFi, if you are familiar with that one....

Great 3D stereo kiosk from the Heinrich Hertz Institute

10/07/2009, [CEATEC 209] The Ceatec show arguably had way too many “3D” (stereo) TVs this year. Not only they all have similar functionalities, they also require glasses, which is annoying and not family-friendly. This 3D stereo kiosk does not require...

Soundwalk, the wearable speaker that’s almost ‘tactical’

10/07/2009, [CEATEC 209] I stumbled on these strange looking speakers while walking in the Hall 4 of the show floor. They look like some kind of water pack, but you are looking at wearable speakers here. Apparently, the manufacturer is aiming at customers who would...

Dedicated mini USB displays from SoundGraph

10/07/2009, [CEATEC 2009] Korean company Soundgraph is demonstrating how it can control up to 6 small USB displays connected to a single PC. The idea is to turn these displays into dedicated touch devices like a media player, a calendar, photo frame and so on. One...

DoCoMo connected home intercom

10/07/2009, [CEATEC 09] DoCoMo (a Japanese wireless carrier) was presenting this connected intercom that turns mobile phones into an intercom. If someone rings your doorbell, your phone will ring and you can see and talk to that person via an audio+video connection...