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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.


Tosy mRobo dancing robot

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] At CES 2012 earlier this year, a prototype of the Tosy mRobo dancing robot was spotted, where it came in the form of a boombox that could “transform” into a small humanoid form factor, grooving to the kind of music that is being played...

CEATEC Japan 2012 – Day 2 Round-up

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] We are covering CEATEC, Japan’s largest consumer electronics show, until October 6, and Hubert Nguyen, Ubergizmo’s co-founder, is a judge for the Innovation Awards there. Today, we got our hands on impressive new devices and saw cool...

Panasonic shows off foldable Windows 8 Ultrabook

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] A number of vendors have taken the opportunity of CEATEC this year to show off their up and coming products. While the predominant focus seems set on presenting different cutting-edge technologies, there are many who have unveiled products...

Sharp motheye technology fights glare

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] When choosing to buy a display, one of the factors consumers have to decide is whether they want a screen with higher contrast and lower glare or vice versa. Well, it looks like Sharp has got a solution to the problem with its new glass...

ROHM CIGS near-infrared see-through image sensor

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] The ROHM CIGS (Copper indium gallium (di)selenide) Near-Infrared sensor provides the ability to see  near-infrared light waves that are normally invisible to the naked eye. By capturing near-infrared light, it is possible to see through...

Panasonic Smart Apps aim to make life easier

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] Thanks to all the advancements in technology, our daily lives are becoming more and more sophisticated. What we used to fantasized about has now turned into reality for a lot of us. While some of us are happy with what we have right now,...

Docomo language translator for Android is impressive

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] Last year, Docomo launched its menu translation app, but this year, their translation application can handle two use cases: conversations over the phone, and conversation side by side with someone speaking another language. At CEATEC 2012,...

Asukanet Aerial Imaging (AI) Plate

10/03/2012, At CEATEC 2012, we’ve had the opportunity to see the Asukanet AI Plate for ourselves as the company had built a live demo in their booth. The overall idea of the AI (Aerial Imaging) Plate is to project an image that looks like it is floating in the...

NEC LED with built-in speaker gives you music from above

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] While everybody wants to have an audio system at home, not everyone can afford the space to have one – especially if they live in a tiny place. Well, the folks over at NEC have come up with a solution: by placing a speaker in its...

Fujitsu Gaze Detection Technology lets you stare and use the PC

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] If you have ever wished that you could stare at your screen all day while it finishes your work for you, it looks like we’re a step closer to that happening. The folks over at Fujitsu have come up with a new technology that can help...

Clarion Next GATE to bring Android support

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] Clarion announced its Next GATE in-car navigation devices earlier this year, but left out a lot of consumers when they decided to make it iPhone-only. However, it looks like that might not be a limitation anymore. At CEATEC 2012, Clarion...

Nissan prototype NSC-2015 demonstrated at CEATEC

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] At CEATEC this year, Nissan unveiled its automated driving vehicle – the NSC-2015, an electric vehicle that can drive itself without anyone behind the wheel. It features a remote monitoring system that recognizes the surrounding...

Robots wields a paint brush masterfully

10/03/2012, [CEATEC 2012] If there is one challenging thing about programming the hand of a robot, it would be the artificial intelligence required for it to figure out just the right amount of pressure to apply to say, an egg, or when it is holding a child, or the...