Category: CEATEC

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Rotacaster wheels are 360-degree multi-directional for smooth moving Robotics

Posted by Charbax – October 13, 2015

Australian company Rotacaster shows their 360-degree movement and multi-directional wheel for smooth moving Robotics, for robots on wheels that can turn and follow smoothly.

Omron Ping Pong Robot wins against me!

Posted by Charbax – October 12, 2015

I loose against the Omron pong pong robot. They are tuning and improving it, while claiming that this is to show Robots collaboration with humans, they focus on trying to see all slices and lifts and to beat real champions next. Omron also shows some of their other smart sensors, mechanics, for wearables, smart home, self-driving cars and more.

Sharp Robohon Robot Smartphone!

Posted by Charbax – October 12, 2015

Sharp shows Robohon, a Robot Smartphone and perhaps your new friend. Put your LTE SIM card in this small humanoid robot and it walks and dances around and talks to you based on cloud language conversation learning, and you put it up to your face when you make a phone call. This is really happening.

Murata Cheerleader Robots on inverted pendulum showcase sensors

Posted by Charbax – October 11, 2014

Self-balancing on a ball by inverted pendulum, they dance synchronized, using sensors, cameras and perfect precision in the remote coordination, they demonstrate some of Murata's sensor components and innovation ability. You can watch the rest of the video to see some of Murata's sensors, energy harvesting demonstrations and more.

Skeletonics Exarobot at CEATEC 2014

Posted by Charbax – October 10, 2014

You stand in the middle of the Exarobot and it immitates your moves, next function is walking, running and jumping extra high.

Epson E Ink Watch “Smart Canvas”

Posted by Charbax – October 10, 2014

Available on Epson's Japanese website for about $180 each, these are Epson's E Ink based Watches, with Seiko movements inside, the watches change the graphic every hour and every day, for a secret amount of time. Potentially for years you can wear this watch and see a new cartoon charachter situation every hour, fans check the watch often to see each new situation with the Moomin, with Wow designs or with Yamaga FC, Epson's home town Football team. Telepresence Robot in Oculus Rift

Posted by Charbax – October 10, 2014

Using Arduino, a small Windows PC, the user wears the Oculus Rift to see from both eyes of the telepresence robot, motors, battery life is about 3 hours, you see what it sees and it moves its head as you move your head and you move it around using a gamepad. The price may be about $500 (not sure if with or without the oculus rift type remote vision head-mounted display device)

Moff band, wearable smart toy

Posted by Charbax – October 10, 2014

Slap it onto your wrist, and your movements turn into sounds through bluetooth to your smartphone/tablet. Successful on Kickstarter, it has over 30 sounds on the app thus far, you can play air drums, you can sword fight, you can shoot, you can throw ninja weapons or make some magic in the air.

Udar Electronic Instrument

Posted by Charbax – October 10, 2014

The Udar Instrument is an invention by Michinobu UDA, the instrument has 400 sensors in a spiral providing several octaves of notes per hand.

Honda Uni-Cub Monowheel latest generation

Posted by Charbax – October 10, 2014

You just sit and lean in the direction that you would like to go. The newest version is more stable, supports heavier people, smaller and taller people. Honda is now selling their Uni-Cub to businesses in Japan that use it for futuristic guided tours, the commercial release of this monowheel mono transporter is for later.