Thursday, October 27, 2005

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Nikon D200


Japan developing remote control for humans

A special headset designed by Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corp. can control human movement.

Tuesday, October 25, 2005

Saturday, October 22, 2005

Friday, October 21, 2005

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

Panasonic D-snap

"Ayumi Hamasaki, 27, promotes the new Panasonic digital audio players in Tokyo on Tuesday. Panasonic announced four new D-snap audio digital audio players and two micro stereo systems featuring a built-in HDD that can record up to 40,000 songs without the need for a PC."

Monday, October 17, 2005

Sony Ericsson Introduces first Walkman 3G Phone W900

"Sony Ericsson is adding a 3G (UMTS) handset to the Walkman range of music phones bringing the total number of phones in the range to four. The W900 is a music player, phone and imaging device all in one, and capable of connecting to a fast 3G cellular network for downloads in general but with multimedia (music, video and graphics) focus. "
Read full article at Geekzone.

Sanyo Epson Develops High-Resolution LCDs

"Photo Fine Chromarich, which they claim “achieves more than 100% coverage of the NTSC* color gamut.” This really means you’ll get better color rendering and higher resolution while the display actually consumes less power."
Read on at Gizmodo.

Sony Ericsson MMR-60 musicphone FM transmitter


Thursday, October 13, 2005

Saturday, October 08, 2005

Japanese Researchers develop technology to reproduce cord blood stem cells

"A health ministry team has developed technology to safely and effectively reproduce stem cells from umbilical cord blood, sources close to the matter said Saturday."
Read on at Japantoday.

Pioneer AirWare XM2Go Portable XM Satellite Receiver

I4U News.

Friday, October 07, 2005

Secom develops security robot

"Secom has introduced in Japan a new robotic security guard prototype. The machine can be used to securely transfer funds, following human security agents and avoiding obstacles or stairways when it is moving. It obeys to voice orders and is equipped with a wireless camera and many sensors."
Read on at

Thursday, October 06, 2005

Hitachi Develops World's Smallest Finger Vein Authentication Device

Tokyo (JCN) - Hitachi has prototyped the world's smallest device that has been able to authenticate an individual's ID based on his/her finger vein patterns. Applicable to notebook PCs and PDAs, the prototype measures 39x34x15mm, 1/20 the size of conventional devices.

The company has applied its proprietary biometrics technologies that it has worked on since 1997, to develop the flat optical authentication system that sheds light from the back of a finger and monitors vein patterns by measuring light transmitting through the finger.
From JCNNetwork.

Matsushita Electric Industrial, Hitachi and Pioneer have jointly developed a plasma display panel that runs on half the power of earlier designs.

TheInquirer. via Engadget

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Yamaha's Super Funky Electric Motorbike

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KDDI Develops Protype Fuel-Cell for 3G Mobile Phones

KDDI, with partners Toshiba Corporation and Hitachi, Ltd., is pleased to announce that prototype mobile phones powered with fuel cells will be exhibited in the KDDI booth at CEATEC JAPAN (Makuhari Messe), to take place from October 4. KDDI had been in co-development with Toshiba and Hitachi since July, 2004 on next-generation fuel cells for use in mobile devices such as cell-phones.
Read at 3G.

Panasonic Develops the World's Smallest 1080p Plasma Display Panel

Panasonic today announced the company has developed a prototype of a 50-inch plasma display panel (PDP) with 1080p (progressive) resolution. The prototype is the world's smallest PDP that delivers more than two million pixels (1,920 × 1,080) and the same brightness as its current high definition (1,366 × 768) model TH-50PX500.

Panasonic claims to drastically cut cost of Blu-ray discs

Read at Engadget.

Sunday, October 02, 2005

Dressing Up Your PSP

PSP accessories coverage.
Read on at Newsweek.

PSP subway maps from around the world.

check out Engadget.

Saturday, October 01, 2005

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