CEATEC News Stream, Page 12 ▼

ceatec 2013 banner 640

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: Population Data for Disaster Preparation

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] NTT Docomo is showcasing its experimental research in population statistics compiled using anonymous data collected from the Docomo mobile network. According to the information provided by the largest Japanese carrier, it is possible to...

Hitachi full parallax 3D display offers mind bending visuals

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] Remember how George Lucas had to figure out a way to film a 3D hologram when he made Star Wars, as R2-D2 played back a recording of Princess Leia’s distress call to Obi Wan Kenobi? I guess Artoo’s 3D hologram playback capability...

Sharp TVs go wireless, even waif-like models can carry it

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] Don’t you find it interesting at how fashion, just like technology, evolves? Well, Sharp has some pretty (pardon the pun) sharp TVs in the market, but how many of them are able to be carried around wirelessly? Needless to say, the ones...

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 bicycle computer at CEATEC 2011

10/04/2011, [CEATEC 2011] Pioneer did reveal a bicycle computer at CES 2011 earlier this year, but fast forward 10 months and you see bicycles get some lovin’ over at CEATEC 2011 in Japan as well. There is not much information on this particular cyclometer (if...

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...