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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.


NEC NeoFace Face Recognition Technology

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] NEC claims that their face recognition technology on display at the CEATEC 2013 showfloor happens to be the one with the highest precision rate in the world, although we have also seen Omron’s offering that does seem to work pretty well,...

Sharp Smart/Sweet Home

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] It goes without saying that companies definitely want to make sure that when you purchase a particular home appliance from them, they would also hope for you to take a glance at the other consumer electronics that are on offer from them,...

ALPS Bidirectional DC/DC Converter

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Don’t you just love the wonders of miniaturization? Not only does it make life a whole lot easier and more convenient for the masses, it is also one way to maximize our living space around us. Normally, a bidirectional DC/DC converter...

Mitsubishi 100Gbps Optical Network Interconnect

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] I do admit, nobody in this day and age would miss those good old days when you had to actually own a landline in order to connect to the Internet via an Internet Service Provider. Remember the username and password that were required before...

Clarion EcoAccel App Helps You Driver Green(er)

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] How green can cars get? We have started to see a slight shift among buyers of cars who have jumped aboard the hybrid bandwagon, with Toyota’s Prius leading the way. Of course, the move to fully electric cars have yet to catch the...

TDK Anti-shake Actuator

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Do you remember the sound effects in Quake 3, whenever someone hits two sweet rails in a succession? That would end up with the arena announcer saying, “Impressive!”, which is also another signal to the rest of the world that you have a...

Fujitsu FingerLink Merges Virtual With Physical Interaction

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] I am quite sure that many of us are familiar with the fictional Tony Stark’s genius, and his artificial intelligence system at home, J.A.R.V.I.S., along with the kind of fancy computing hardware that can be manipulated using his hands...

Fujitsu Sleepiness Detection Sensor

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Some folks absolutely love driving, whether it is in the morning or at night, as it offers a rather therapeutic feeling. The thing is, driving is no longer fun whenever you get stuck in a traffic jam, as it would certainly cause your blood...

Huawei HW-01D Feature Phone Comes With An Alarm

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] You can never quite tell just when an accident or disaster is going to happen, and I am referring to the ones on a personal scale, such as your kid disappearing in the midst of a large crowd simply because you took your eyes off him or her...

CEATEC 2013 Innovation Awards Finalists

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] It is that time of the year again, where a panel of US journalists list down whom they think are worthy of picking up an Innovation Award in their respective fields of expertise. Of course, there is the big kahuna which is the Grand Prix...

ROHM Solid Hydrogen Source Fuel Cell

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Is the world suffering from a shortage in energy? It really depends on where you are living at the moment, and one of the major drawbacks that many of us face these days in the use of our gadgets happen to be the battery life – or...

Fujitsu HumanBridge Deployed In 200 Medical Facilities in Japan

10/02/2013, We previously heard of the Fujitsu HumanBridge in a conceptual form, but since it made noise in 2011, the system has been deployed in about 200 medical facilities to share medical records and documents of patients. Pitched as a medical network,...

Sony 56-inch 4K OLED Prototype

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Want some retina burning adventures? You will definitely have your fair share with different manufacturers rolling out 4K TVs over here at CEATEC 2013. Of course, not all of these are ready to roll off the production lines since some of them...

Sony FDR-AX1 4K Handycam

10/02/2013, [CEATEC 2013] You can more or less see it coming from afar – where there are 4K TVs on the horizon, it goes without saying that there will be devices for the consumer to create 4K content. Otherwise, the proliferation of 4K TVs are not going to go...