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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.


Toyota Ha:mo Is A System For Cities With Tight Spaces

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] One major issue when it comes to living in a congested city, or in a bustling metropolis like Tokyo, would be the issue of parking. Parking can be quite horrendous – either it is a miracle to find a parking spot in the busy parts of...

Mazda Connect Enhances The Driving Experience

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] As cars become “smarter”, do you think that drivers would end up dumber? Perhaps, but only time will tell. Mazda has shared more about their Mazda Connect system on the CEATEC showfloor, where it intends to bring a combination of...

Toyota Winglet Personal Mobility Device

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Japan is one country that has a serious aging population issue as they are the country with the highest proportion of elderly citizens with over 20% of them being older than 65 years of age. Having said that, we have seen some elderly care...

NTT docomo’s Vuzix M100 Hands-On

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] We spent some time with the Vuzix M100 smart glasses before the super long queues were formed, and here are some of our impressions on it. The hardware is based off the Vuzix M100 of course, but the software was powered by NTT docomo. We...

Pioneer Smart Car Cockpit Concept

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] Sure, smartphones, phablets and tablets might be all the rage, but this does not mean that there are no other avenues for smart devices. No sir, vehicles have become smarter these days, too, and it does seem as though the ceiling has yet to...

Don’t Miss Our Coverage of CEATEC Japan

09/30/2013, CEATEC, the largest electronics show in Japan is opening its doors in a few hours and Ubergizmo is in Tokyo to report about the latest gadgetery and technologies being shown there. We have already had an opportunity to try out some of the wearable...

NTT docomo Shows Off A Range Of Working Smart Glass Concepts

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] To say that smart glasses might not end up as the next big thing would be an understatement. After all, there has been plenty of interest surrounding Google Glass in the past, and the folks over at NTT docomo certainly has no intention of...

NEC Portable DNA Analyzer aims for 30 minute identification window

09/30/2013, [CEATEC 2013] How many of you out there want to be forensic scientists after watching TV series such as CSI (Crime Scene Investigation)? Isn’t it just wonderful that an insanely difficult case can be cracked in an hour on TV with commercials thrown into...

Vuzix And NTT DoCoMo Will Feature M100 Smart Glasses At CEATEC 2013

09/26/2013, Vuzix and NTT DoCoMo will team up at CEATEC 2013 that is set to happen next week, where they will let the curious masses check out the M100 smart glasses. That would certainly give the folks over at Google something to think about, wouldn’t you say so?...

Pioneer To Grace CEATEC 2013 With High Tech In-Vehicle Technology

09/22/2013, CEATEC 2013 is about to be upon us in a week’s time, and you can bet your bottom dollar that plenty of Japanese firms (as well as others in the consumer electronics industry) will be making a beeline there. Expect Pioneer Electronics to be there at the...

Murata walking measurement system integrated into ‘smart shoes’

10/04/2012, [CEATEC 2012] We have seen how Murata intends to help the elderly and infirmed get around more independently in a safer manner via the Electric Walking Assist Car, but here is another device that will target the more able-bodied – a pressure sensor...

Muscle Suits make heavy lifting easier

10/04/2012, [CEATEC 2012] While humans have been lifting heavy objects with the aid of machinery for many years now, it’s usually through someone sitting behind the controls of a machine. And even though they’re usually effective, such machines to can be...

Panasonic AX Series Windows 8 Ultrabook (gallery)

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] Windows 8 is just around the corner, and it’s no surprise that here at CEATEC 2012 we’re seeing tons of laptops and tablets running on the operating system. Panasonic is one of the manufacturers that will be competing for your...

CEATEC Innovation Awards 2012

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] we’re at the zenith of the CEATEC Japan 2012 shows which is one of the largest electronics trade show in East Asia, as a panel of journalists gave the CEATEC Innovation Awards to exhibitors. Ubergizmo’s co-founder Hubert...