The claw game is a staple of the Japanese game center arcade, where it is known as the crane game. It has also withstood the tests of time quite well and remains popular, despite its obviously analog ...
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What were the lyrics to that song? Know this in real time with the Lyric Speaker, which displays the lyrics to songs it plays through a neat interface in the speaker itself. The lyrics are ...
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Hakuhodo's latest in its series of HACKist creative lab prototypes is Pechat, a simple button-shaped device that "lets your stuffed animals chat". In essence, Pechat is a yellow button that ...
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We've seen a real surge in interest in kendama domestically and overseas. As discussed in previous posts, the comeback of the traditional cup-and-ball Japanese toy has manifested itself as ...
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Cheshire Cat, Red Queen, Mad Hatter skin-care masks
INUPATHY is the world's first "dog mental visualizer", allowing owners and dogs to have a better communication by showing your pet's emotional state as a color on the light collar. It uses an ...
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Gatebox is a "hologram communication robot" that integrates with a smart home. Developed by Japan's Vinclu Inc and apparently the first of its kind, Gatebox can converse with you, turn on ...
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Is this virtual wearable arm keyboard that future of user interface? NEC has developed the ARmKeypad, a virtual keyboard that displays on your arm. The keyboards work in tandem with other ...
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UnlimitedHand is a new haptic wearable controller by H2L, a hardware startup that has emerged from the University of Tokyo. The device was announced by H2L CEO Kenichiro Iwasaki at TechCrunch ...
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KDDI is developing a new series of projects engaging with the Internet of Things. The first results are two home interior items sold through its au WALLET Market arm from late October. The ...
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The Bridge has shared a story about Tokyo-based Anicall developing a wearable device for pets called Shiraseru Am. Literally meaning "notifier", Shiraseru Am is currently on pre-order via a ...
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Yesterday we introduced the iDoll, currently being showcased by ad agency Hakuhodo at SXSW Interactive Festival. Another prototype by Hakuhodo -- and just as outlandish -- are the Talkable ...
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Visitors to SXSW Interactive Festival (SXSWi) (March 13-22, 2015) in Austin should head to the Hakuhodo Group exhibition booth, "Prototyping the Future". Hakuhodo will be showcasing several of its ...
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Transform into Monkey D. Luffy and Red-Haired Shanks with these brilliantly original skin-care face masks!