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Omron’s Ping Pong Robot Is Back, And It’s Better Than Ever

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Over the past few years, Omron has shown off a robot called the Forpheus that can play a game of table tennis against a human. The first iteration was shown off in 2014, and we saw an upgraded version in 2015. Now it’s 2016 and the company...

Panasonic Unveils A Bendable, Twistable, Flexible Li-Ion Battery

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] The reason why they say you should not bend your electronic devices like your phone or tablet is because A) it will destroy it, and B) bending a li-ion battery is not smart as it could lead to it exploding. However Panasonic might have come...

Epson’s PaperLab Lets You Recycle Paper In The Office

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] As much as we try to go paperless by going digital, there will always be instances in which paper is needed for certain documents. After all there are still many who believe in keeping hard copies of documents instead of going 100% digital....


Fujitsu’s Ontenna Lets You ‘Hear’ Through Your Hair

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Hearing aids are a dime a dozen and they’re not exactly new tech either, but that doesn’t mean that it could still be improved upon, and nor does it mean that its design has been perfected. Granted there have been many improvements made...

Fujitsu’s Robopin Will Provide A More Humanized Interaction

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] Interfacing with a computer can feel rather “cold”. Unless your focus is on 100% efficiency, you know that there’s nothing that can beat the human touch when it comes to customer service. This is particularly evident in industries like...

Murata Proposes A Mesh Network Traffic System

10/03/2016, [CEATEC 2016] When it comes to predicting and providing data of traffic on the road, systems such as Google Maps and Waze rely partly on user information. However this means that it requires users to use their apps otherwise it wouldn’t be as effective....

Time Trip View Lets You Travel To The Past Virtually

10/08/2015, [CEATEC 2015] How do you travel back in time? The answer is pretty simple – you don’t, and cannot. Well, thanks to the wonders of modern technology and augmented reality, Kinki Nippon Tourist (KNT) has decided to bring tourism to a whole new level...

NEC Reveals Emergency Mobile Radio Network

10/08/2015, [CEATEC 2015] When you happen to live in a country like Japan where natural disasters are prone to happen – or at the very least, it has the tendency to actually be more frequent than in many other countries around the world, then it would pay to be...

Mitsubishi Early Warning Tsunami System

10/08/2015, [CEATEC 2015] If you have lived through the huge earthquake and tsunami disaster in 2011 in Japan, then you would know how terrifying the event was – especially if you were a victim and not just a citizen of Japan, safe in a totally different...

3D Reconstruction Made Easy With Mitsubishi

10/08/2015, [CEATEC 2015] If you have ever worked with 3D modeling software before, you would know for sure that it is no walk in the park at all. Well, while it has become a whole lot easier than ever before, this does not mean that it is simple enough for any Tom,...

Mitsubishi Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) Is A Modern Marvel

10/08/2015, [CEATEC 2015] When it comes to us humans, we are always on the lookout for better ways of doing things, being more efficient and all that jazz. After all, it makes perfect sense – why bother being stuck with the old, when you can have something that...

Mitsubishi Quasi-Zenith Satellite System Ups The Accuracy Ante

10/08/2015, [CEATEC 2015] GPS has evolved from being a military technology to benefit the rest of humanity when it comes to navigation – as well as to hail a cab, where the accuracy that falls within the range of a few meters are good enough for everyday use....

Panasonic 4K HDR TV Paves Way For The Future

10/07/2015, [CEATEC 2015] Gone are the days when one TV is not too different from another, and a simple difference in design and perhaps having one or two specifications more than the next model offers minimal impact for the viewer, especially if those differences...