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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Moff is based in Tokyo but has its sights firmly on the global market. Its wearable smart toy Moff Band was released internationally after a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2014. Now it has ...
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Japan continues to negotiate its relationship with drones. Just fun toys or dangerous tools? Until spring this year, drones were perhaps most famous in Japan as a way to get cool aerial shots, ...
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Japanese fast fashion retailer GU has created what it claims it the first "new sensation video" in Japan with onomato mix by GU. The video, which is online as an app until January 5th, allows you to ...
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Japanese pet products like to do things differently! These fun and flexible boxes allow you to build a maze for your cat to explore.
This article by Adriana Mazza first appeared on Tokyo Cheapo. Before you ever stepped foot on Japanese soil, you probably envisioned a society in complete integration with technology. Yet, when ...
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AI-Samurai is a robot that looks like a samurai crossed with Darth Vader. Okay, a samurai Darth Vader already exists. It looks like this. But Nextremer has now developed a robot that wears ...
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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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Japan is famous for its vending machines but what's fascinating about them is not just the sheer number that exist in the country, nor even their variety (everything from drinks to food, newspaper, ...
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Transform into Monkey D. Luffy and Red-Haired Shanks with these brilliantly original skin-care face masks!
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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It's been a while since or anyone got really excited about Japanese tech. What with all the Apples and the Samsungs around, it seems the days when Panasonic, Sony, Toshiba and friends dominated the ...
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Japan faces a chronic aging problem: ,ore than a quarter of the population is over 65. There are now so many older citizens that the government won't give silver cups to newbie centenarian ...
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Ginza department store Matsuya is offering a yukata virtual fitting service as part of Ginza Yukata Week from July 22nd. The summer kimono service means you can try a range of yukata without ...
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Japan Trend Shop offers the most original lineup of Japanese products on the internet. From beauty gadgets to designer household items, cosmetics, food, pet products, and electronics... Something new for everyone!
The tech and design festival Engadget Reitaisai was held at 3331 Arts Chiyoda last weekend. The event showcases prototypes and new tech products and gadgets, both the wacky and genuinely ...
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Dig Info has released a nice video showcasing an interesting smartphone optical data communication development by Panasonic. The new technology uses an LED light source to allow a smartphone to ...
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The Japanese government has faith in soft power, hence all the "cool Japan" campaigns. This might be J-Pop. It might be anime. It might be cuisine. But there's another unusual source of "cool" ...
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