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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). 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.


Kyocera Duo Smartwatch Concept

10/06/2014, [CEATEC 2014] When it comes to the world of smartwatches, the list of available models might not be as comprehensive as that of the smartphone world, but you can be sure that it is growing to hit the stage where it is dime a dozen, so to speak. While the...

Mitsumi Delivers Focus-Free Wearable Display

10/06/2014, [CEATEC 2014] When it comes to wearable eyewear, there are quite a number of players out there in the market, but it does look as though Google Glass is well ahead of the game – partly because of the company’s presence in countries all over...

Dancing Velociraptor Shows Off Slick Dance Moves

10/06/2014, [CEATEC 201] Nothing makes a louder statement than that of a robot, and when you have fleshed out the robot in the form of a dinosaur – a velociraptor in this particular instance, you would then have quite a popular character on your hands. TE...

TDK Works On Wireless Power Transfer Technology

10/06/2014, [CEATEC 2014] Earlier this April, TDK announced that they will be working alongside US-based WiTricity Corporation after getting into a licensing agreement with the latter where wireless power transfer technology is concerned. The whole idea of that...

Ring Device Lets You Gesture Your Way Through An Interface

10/06/2014, [CEATEC 2014] The evolution of the user interface on mobile devices is an interesting one, where it first started off with physical, tactile buttons that we pressed, so much so that many of us became adept at typing out an entire text message correctly,...

SynapSensor Revealed By LAPIS Semiconductor

10/06/2014, [CEATEC 2014] LAPIS Semiconductor is currently parading the SynapSensor on the CEATEC 2014 showfloor, where it has jumped on the Internet of Things (IoT) bandwagon by developing the SynapSensor. Just what is the SynapSensor? It will work on the 920MHz...

Kyocera Brigadier Brings Sapphire Glass Goodness To CEATEC 2014

10/06/2014, [CEATEC 2014] This might be a bit ho-hum among the masses over in the U.S., as the Kyocera Brigadier has already been released on Verizon at the end of July this year, delivering some sapphire glass (or rather, it is called the Sapphire Shield over in...

16Lab Has The (Computer) Ring To Rule Them All

10/06/2014, [CEATEC 2014] There is just something alluring about wearing a ring, as men who are in love try as far as possible to adhere to the 2-month or 3-month salary rule to purchase an engagement ring for the one they love, while fictional stories point to the...

TDK Heat-Assisted Magnetic Recording Boosts HDD Capacity (HAMR)

10/03/2013, At CEATEC Japan, TDK was demonstrating HAMR (heat-assisted magnetic recording), a technology designed to dramatically increase the data density of mechanical hard drives. Hard drives are typically limited by how much bits of information they can safely...

Mitsubishi Car Display System Sports Free Form Screen

10/03/2013, [CEATEC 2013] In-vehicle technology has certainly progressed by a fair amount these days, where we are starting to see Heads Up Display units being integrated in various ways depending on the manufacturer, not to mention a futuristic looking driving...

This Nissin Cup Noodle Has Touched The Allspark!

10/03/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Robots in Japan? Well, nothing surprising there. Sure, we have managed to talk about robots which are involved in a far more serious business than something as superficial as you can see above, but you know what they say about being serious...

NTT docomo Showcases Dragon Quest Metal Slime Smartphone

10/03/2013, [CEATEC 2013] There are just some things in Japan that are huge locally, and the rest of the world has yet to catch on. I am quite sure that some folks in the English speaking world have picked up Japanese for the sake of playing titles such as Monster...

Mazda Shakin’ Racer App Gives Your Arm A Workout

10/03/2013, [CEATEC 2013] All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, and the folks over at Mazda have definitely realized that. Sure, they are pretty serious with their Mazda Connect system as well as Heads Up Cockpit, but there also needs to be a balance of play as...

CEATEC 2013 Innovation Awards Winners’ List

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] We are halfway through CEATEC 2013, and have just seen the conclusion of the CEATEC Innovation Awards that were picked out by a panel of journalists who thought that the winners deserved their respective gongs. Ubergizmo’s co-founder,...