Caiba.net Telepresence Robot in Oculus Rift

Posted by – 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 – 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 – 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 – 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.

Ping Pong Robot at Omron Automation Lab

Posted by – October 10, 2014

Is this seriously cool or what? You can play ping pong against this robot, with it’s dual vision systems, anticipation algorithms, self balancing algorithms, it’s able to play back the ping pong ball to you no matter where you play it on the table. Perhaps with training, with some tuning of the anticipation of effects slicing and lifting in the ball, soon enough this robot may be able to beat even the best ping pong players in the world?

Read more: http://www.omron.com/media/press/2014/10/c1002.html

Sharp AQUOS Crystal X, smallest bezel 5.5″ FHD with Snapdragon 801

Posted by – October 9, 2014

A really impressive small bezel, makes this 5.5″ phone fit within about the same size as a regular 5″ phone’s dimensions, using its S-CG Silicon based LCD at 1080p, it uses a prism lens type of glass that refracts the display towards the edge of the device.

Toshiba Booth Tour at CEATEC 2014

Posted by – October 9, 2014

Crazy humanoid robot, Toshiba Smart Glass, Smart Plants (grown in lab), Smart Washing Machine, Smart Fridge, Toshiba Ene-Farm Fuel Cell, 4K TVs, Smart Home solutions, NFC, Video-conferencing Android app for old people, Smart band and more.

Panasonic ProXStream EX decodes HEVC 60p4K at 40mbitps

Posted by – October 9, 2014

Panasonic LSI shows their dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 based Set-top-box and in-TV solution decoding HEVC 4K at 60fps at 40mbitps, integating also advanced rendering algorithms for colors, shapes, vectors and more. You can watch my previous Panasonic ProXStream video here: http://armdevices.net/2014/04/19/panasonic-ph1-pro4-arm-cortex-a9-with-proxstream1-4k-decoder-and-transcoder/

Fujitsu Arrows Tab F-03G lightest 433gr 10.1″ 2560×1400

Posted by – October 9, 2014

With a 7840mAh battery on Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, with a built-in and Japanese TV antenna. It’s waterproof and dustproof. Selling on the NTT Docomo network.

Fujitsu Arrows NX F-02G 5.2″ 2560×1440 on Snapdragon 801

Posted by – October 9, 2014

Fujitsu launches their 2560×1440 based 5.2″ Smartphone on the Japanese market. It’s waterproof, dust proof.