Fujistu provides a mapping service with information from local governments about given geographic areas and tips on traveling. Such services help boost local economies. The mapping service itself is paid for by local governments.
IEEE launches the P1784 Standard for Documentation Schema for Repair and Assembly of Electronic Devices for users and the industry working together to make all devices easily repairable by people themselves by just looking up how to fix everything online. Standard for documentation for showing how to take devices apart and fix it one self, without needing to send devices back for repair, but also enabling more repair centers to be opened up everywhere.
Slow walking out of the CEATEC Japan consumer electronics conference, filming the thousands of people walking out of the fair ground. Next stop, Hong Kong Fair (check back for Hong Kong fair videos to be posted starting on October 13th at http://ARMdevices.net)
Fujitsu shows their smart city concept Akisai, mass producing vegetables in factories, producing Lettuce with a very low level of potassium, bringing salad to people with Hyperkalemia which is a kidney disease.
Toyota shows their latest compact electric car, and smart home appliances at CEATEC 2013 in Tokyo.
Sharp presents their 32″ 4K IGZO touchscreen running both Windows and Mac. The screen could be used for photography, displaying text, or point of sale. An Xbox One game is also shown running on a 32″ 4K IGZO display.
Here’s a Dog Pedometer, also senses if your dog is shaking. It puts the data on the computer, let’s you see online if your dog is doing enough exercise and if your dog is scared.
The virtual humanoid works through using a pare of glasses and imitates a human being. No date was specified for release other than as soon as possible. The system requires a Windows based computer.
Here’s a tour of the Rohm booth at CEATEC 2013.
William Lumpkins is an IEEE Senior Member, IEEE 1874 Working Group Chair, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Standards Chair, IEEE Consumer Electronics Society Magazine Associate Editor, here he talks about Artificial Intelligence in the home, Japanese Tech culture/marketing, Tech politics and more.