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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.


It’s A Bird! It’s A Plane! No, It’s HondaDog!

10/01/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Yumemi and Honda have teamed up to deliver a new driving app that they call HondaDog. You know how detailed and intricate the Japanese can be, right? Well, most of the smaller stuff tend to end up looking cute, and the HondaDog app is one of...

Mazda Heads Up Cockpit

10/01/2013, [CEATEC 2013] We took a look at the Mazda Connect when CEATEC kicked off officially yesterday, and here we are with the Heads Up Cockpit from the Japanese auto manufacturer. The first commercially available Mazda vehicle that will see the implementation...

Sharp Health Care Support Chair Is Actually The Emperor 1510

10/01/2013, [CEATEC 2013] No wonder it looks so familiar! Remember Sharp’s Health Care Support Chair that we talked about a couple of days ago? Well, I have just been reminded that it is something which we have talked about just as recent as in June this year,...

Nissan Autonomous Drive: Hands-On!

10/01/2013, While in CEATEC/Japan, we took the opportunity to get a ride at small demo track inside the Makuhari convention center in Tokyo. The goal was to look at how the automated Nissan car would react to different road situations. Recently, the Japanese...

Amiigo Fitness Bracelet Demoed

10/01/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Here is one Indiegogo project that has definitely passed the mark of success. In fact, it managed to raise $580,000 plus instead of the $90,000 goal, which means more than 6 times of what it needed. Having said that, the Amiigo fitness...

Pioneer ND-HUD10 Augmented Reality Heads Up Display

10/01/2013, [CEATEC 2013] More and more companies are about to dive into the world of heads up displays, and for good reason, too. The basic and underlying idea of such heads up displays (HUDs for short) would be the make driving safer as it offers you additional...

Honda Uni-Cub Personal Mobility Device

10/01/2013, [CEATEC 2013] I don’t know about you, but it does seem as though the personal mobility device segment in Japan is certainly heating up. Toyota had their delicious sounding “Toyota Winglet” that we saw earlier this morning, and here we are with the...

Pioneer Transparent Display Concept

09/30/2013, Advertisers are always on the lookout to find new ways to bring the message to the masses, that you ought to buy, buy, and buy even more because your life is not complete if you do not have the latest smartphone, the best tablet, the “greenest” car,...

Sharp Health Care Support Chair

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] We did mention that Japan has the world’s highest number of those who are 65 or older compared to the rest of the population – and this number is growing more and more by the year, having already hit the 20% mark. Hence, it is...

Sharp IGZO Frameless Concept Displays

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] We have seen TVs go from their large and fat form factors to being as slim as possible, and all the while that is happening, there was work done to increase the resolution count. Our minds were blown away when we first saw the visual quality...

Panasonic Toughpad UT-MB5 4k Tablet

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] At the beginning of this month, we talked about the Panasonic ToughPad UT-MB5, a 20” tablet that definitely targets professionals who work with high resolution images, and yet do not want something that is all too fragile. Is such a...

Honda Micro Commuter Prototype

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Toyota has their i-ROAD, and Honda will certainly not just sit back and do nothing at all about such a situation. After all, they do happen to be rivals on the motoring front, and it is hence not surprising to see that Honda has come up with...

Toyota Prius PHV Wireless Parking Charge

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Wireless charging is not just meant for phones and tablets, as cars too, do seem to be catching up on this particular idea. It is just one more step in making the ownership of a fully electric vehicle more convenient. Toyota’s Prius...

Toyota i-Road Concept Vehicle

09/30/2013, The Toyota i-ROAD is an interesting people mover, and it sure as heck looks a whole lot safer (and cooler) compared to your standard moped or scooter. After all, who would not want to travel in air-conditioned comfort, and yet in a vehicle which is small...