ceatec

DoCoMo glasses concept turns any surface into a touchscreen

DoCoMo glasses concept turns any surface into a touchscreen

Following DoCoMo's detailing of its 5G network ambitions, the company has displayed its smart glasses concept here at CEATEC 2013, something that is presently four different glasses concepts that will be unified into a single product offering when it heads into production. The smart glasses offer a variety of functionality, the most interesting of which is the ability to turn nearly any flat surface into a touchscreen, something you can check out in our video after the jump.

Continue Reading...

Moon “different dimension vehicle” has wing-shaped turning signals, dual on-board motors

Moon “different dimension vehicle” has wing-shaped turning signals, dual on-board motors

CEATEC 2013 has presented quite a bit of interesting technology, including Pioneer's Smart Car Cockpit Concept that we detailed earlier. Perhaps the most interesting thus far, however, has been the Moon, a circular transportation-esque device that is spherical in shape, all of which is rounded out by a pair of white wings on the "back" that function as turn signals.

Continue Reading...

NTT DoCoMo details 5G network ambitions, is aiming for 2020

NTT DoCoMo details 5G network ambitions, is aiming for 2020

NTT Docomo had been busy here at CEATEC 2013, during which it presented the concept for its next-generation 5G mobile network, something that would be a higher-performance offering over current LTE-Advanced network technology. At the event, Docomo has shown off this concept, including where it is in the process and its ambitions for the future, with the company pegging a 2020 goal.

Continue Reading...

Pioneer Smart Car Cockpit Concept includes biometric sensors and HUD

Pioneer Smart Car Cockpit Concept includes biometric sensors and HUD

The modern car is already decked out with a variety of technologies, some intended to make driving safer, others that make it more luxurious. Pioneer's Smart Car Cockpit Concept, which it has demonstrated here at CEATEC 2013, is a combination of both, offering a plethora of features that span the range from safety to convenience, including a HUD on the windshield and biometric sensors in the steering wheel.

Continue Reading...

Futaba 0.22mm flexible OLED watch concept wants your wrist

Futaba 0.22mm flexible OLED watch concept wants your wrist

Ditch your Omega and get with the high-tech watch times, granddad: Futaba is hoping the well-dressed wrist of tomorrow will be sporting its flexible OLED, the company's thinnest yet. Just 0.22mm thick, and easily capable of being bent around your arm - such as in the watch concept Futaba is showing at CEATEC this week - the 3.5-inch display makes current smartwatches look clunky in comparison.

Continue Reading...

NEC Medias Tab UL hands-on: The best Android tablet you probably can’t buy

NEC Medias Tab UL hands-on: The best Android tablet you probably can’t buy

NEC isn't much known for its Android devices outside of Japan, but having played with the Media Tab UL N-08D at CEATEC we now think that's something of a shame: it's one of the best tablets we've seen so far. Running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on a 7-inch, 1,280 x 800 LCD display, and clad in a 7.9mm thick, 249g chassis made of metal, plastic, and carbon fiber, it's fast and feels high-quality in the hand.

Continue Reading...

Sharp 5-inch 1080p display eyes-on: You want this in your next phone

Sharp 5-inch 1080p display eyes-on: You want this in your next phone

Forget Retina display: Sharp's new 5-inch, 1080p LCD panels have come out to wow at CEATEC, and at 443ppi they already have us looking at our current phones with disappointment and disgust. Announced yesterday, and set to hit mass production imminently, the new smartphone screens also use advanced CG-Silicon technology to cut down on how many layers are involved in the display sandwich.

Continue Reading...

1 2 3