ceatec 2009

Virtual Mirror: augmented reality without glasses

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/virtualmirror.jpeg" />The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute -- the same Fraunhofer that holds many of the patents on MP3 -- have a boot

Secure your data with encrypted USB drives

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/Lexar_Jumpdrive_S3000_FIPS.jpeg" />USB media represents a double-edged sword: on the one hand, data portability is an extremely useful th

Tagged World Project uses RFID to evaluate "living willingness"

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/IMG_8183.JPG" alt="IMG_8183" title="IMG_8183" />One of the more interesting booths at CEATEC is that of the Tagged World Project. It aims

TransferJet demo at Sony's CEATEC booth

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/VID00012.jpg" alt="VID00012" title="VID00012" />John mentioned <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/09/03/toshiba-ifa-press-conference

Hitachi TV watches YOU!

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/IMG_8203.JPG" />How much energy do you think is wasted every day powering devices that aren't actually being used? I'm not talking about

Panasonic unveils Lithium-Ion battery module and home fuel cell cogeneration facility

Panasonic has on display at CEATEC a “1.5 kWh battery module [made] from 18650-type (18 mm in diameter x 65 mm in length) lithium-ion battery cells, which are widely used in laptop computers, to

Live demo of Toshiba voice translation software

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/IMG_8191.jpg" />Boy howdy could I use this thing at CEATEC today. Running on a Windows Mobile handheld, Toshiba has a real-time voice tra

Sony Flexible OLED display on display at CEATEC

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/IMG_8151.JPG" alt="IMG_8151" title="IMG_8151" />Sony, and just about everyone else, has been fooling around with OLEDs for quite some tim

Photo dialing, solar cellphones, and newspapers on TV: only in Japan

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/aquos-newspaper-02.jpg" alt="aquos-newspaper-02" title="aquos-newspaper-02" />Sharp has on display a number of fun new gadgets at CEATEC.

CEATEC: ALPS sends data through the human electric field

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/ceatec2009-alps-01.jpg" alt="ceatec2009-alps-01" title="ceatec2009-alps-01" />ALPS, the folks that mainstreamed the touchpad way back in

CEATEC: 3D B-Vision offers new twist on 3D imagery

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/3dbs05.jpg" alt="3dbs05" title="3dbs05" />All the big players are here at CEATEC showing off their latest iteration of 3D televisions. Th

Augmented Reality example at CEATEC

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/sekai-camera-demo.jpg" alt="sekai-camera-demo" title="sekai-camera-demo" />Augmented reality is all the new buzz, I guess. I don't know,

CEATEC: Hands on with Wink Glasses

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/wink_glasses_01.jpg" alt="wink_glasses_01" title="wink_glasses_01" />Matt wrote about <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/07/30/hint-

Sony presents professional 3D camera that shoots video at 240fps

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/sony_3d.jpg" /> <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/09/02/sony-pimping-3d-this-year/">Sony seems to put a lot of emphasis on 3D</a>,

Eporo: Nissan develops robots that can rove in packs

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/eporo_nissan-620x287.jpg" /> Nissan <a href="http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/NEWS/2009/_STORY/091001-01-e.html">announced Thursday</a> [

Ryoma/M-LinX=Digital TV tuner+BD+DVD recorder+HDD recorder+AM/FM tuner

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/jvc_ryoma-620x465.jpg" /> JVC Kenwood made a pretty interesting <a href="http://www.jk-holdings.com/press/2009/09/press_090930_01.html">