Pioneer shows DJ equipment that uses iPads, HUD heads-up-display for cars, speakers, Miracast or MHL functionality, the mixtrax application, electric car wireless charging and more at the CEATEC 2013 consumer electronics conference in Tokyo.
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Nissan shows their own self driving car similar to Google’s but without the volodyne radar system. Adding the technology to cars requires few changes to a car. The question is to know how far they are with development and if they can show this car on real roads in real traffic soon like Google does or not.
Mitsubishi talks about their Satellites that go into space as well as smaller sized models of said satellites. Mitsubishi is itself is a contractor for governments. Mitsubishi has five satellites in space.
Here’s the latest Sonostar E Ink smartwatch prototype. The Bluetooth 4.0 data connection and E Ink screen seem to be working, now the main challenge I think is going to be app support, how Android is going to send over which data to the E Ink screen, there needs to be a Wearable Computer protocol for Android, one in which things like app notifications, small versions of apps can automatically be sent over to such a smaller display as this E Ink Bluetooth 4.0 smartwatch.
Read more about it over at: http://www.sonostar.com
Panasonic shows all their latest 4K technologies, launching a 65″ 4K, showing off a 55″ RGB printed OLED screen, 4K 20″ tablet, 4K Camcorder (coming soon), showing HDMI 2.0 on their 4K, 4K upscaling, and more about Panasonic’s 4K engine.
Kyocera displays a wide range of products based on its fine ceramics technology. Highlights of the booth included the company’s new 1mm ultra-thin Smart Sonic Sound piezo film speaker, and its newest mobile phones featuring the Smart Sonic Receiver technology which transmits clear voice reception via vibrations on the display screen. These Smart Sonic technologies utilize a piezoelectric ceramic actuator to create new ways to provide audio in consumer electronics. Also, as an established player in the solar energy field, Kyocera plans to launch one of the largest mega solar power plants in Japan this fall. Furthermore, the company sells a wide range of electronic components, and even makes recrystallized gemstones which are used as decorative materials in various products such as watches and cars.
Mastor produces motorized gyroscope based steadicams, Gimbal Systems and Unmanned Aerial Systems for steady filming, the company is Hong Kong based. Mastor is itself a relatively new company being 6 months old. Mastor also had a IFA booth as well. Some of the products Mastor makes includes filming helicopters (Octa and Quad versions available) and devices for holding your smartphone, point and shoot and or larger sized camaera. The smartphone holder will come in February for 230 Euro or 313 USD. The GOPRO holder will retail for 299 Euro or 407 USD. The camera holder for directors has a remote control and sells for a much higher price.
Cambrios chief marketing officer Sriram Peruvemba speaks at the CEATEC 2013 about the Cambrios ClearOhm silver-nanowires technology. This is the full version that includes the Japanese translations, I may post a version half the length with all the Japanese translations edited out in the next couple of days.
Walking on the Ginza shopping street in Tokyo.
Honda UNI-CUB unicycle robot is an amazing motorized self-balancing unicycle mobility device, it can hold 100 Kilograms or 220 pounds. The robot itself would most likely be released next year and the price is not yet known. The robot itself needs to be optimized for people of higher weight. The Robot itself can be controlled with a smartphone or tablet.