5 Product Innovations From CEATEC 2011 In Japan (Video Gallery)

Truth be told, I wasn't very impressed with what electronics makers showed at the <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/ceatec-2011/">CEATEC 2011</a> tech exhibition - especially because a lot of the ne

Video: Panasonic Shows Android-Powered E-Book Reader/Tablet Hybrid

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/Picture-1-620x521.png" /> Panasonic is prepping an Android 2.2-powered e-book reader/tablet <a href="http://corp.rakuten.co.jp/newsrelea

Hanako 2: Japan's Best Dental Patient Robot Gets An Update (Video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/hanako-2-robot-620x470.png" /> <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/robots">Robot</a> Hanako, the Japanese dental patient simulator <a

Video: The Pic3D Sheet Turns Your 2D Screen Into A Naked-Eye 3D Display

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/topiimg-620x295.jpg" /> A Japanese company called Global Wave has developed a special film, which can be used to transform any given 2D

Video: The Sense-Roid Is A Robo Jacket That Lets You Hug Yourself

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/sense-roid.png" /> I am aware we have covered the Sense-Roid, a robotic device that lets you hug yourself (don't ask), <a href="http://w

Toylet: Sega's Video Game System For Toilets Gets Priced And Dated (Video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Picture-31.png" /> Do you remember the Toylet, the bizarre <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/12/17/sega-toylets-allow-you-to-game-

Video: Futuristic Smart House

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/sekusui_house-620x334.png" /> It's not the first "next-generation home" we have covered <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/11/19/so

Face Recognition For Dogs, Cats And Birds? There's Software For That (Video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Picture-33-620x307.png" /> Earlier this year, Fujifilm released the Finepix Z700, a camera that's able to detect the faces of cats and d

Video: Awesome Gesture-Controlled Robot Arm

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Picture-32-620x317.png" /> Gesture-driven robots are nothing new, but this robot arm, developed at Japan's <a href="http://www.tsukuba.a

Hospi: Meet Panasonic's Awesome Healthcare Robot (Video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/Picture-4-620x341.png" /> Not too many people know that Panasonic is a quite prolific maker of <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/ro

Video: Super-Fast Industrial Robot Genkotsu

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/fanuc_robot-620x333.png" /> We don't usually blog industrial <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/robots/">robots</a> on CrunchGear, b

Video: Impressive Strawberry Picking Robot

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/strawberry-robot-1-620x329.png" /> Last week, we've shown you a <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/11/26/video-and-picture-gallery-

TagCandy: Augmented Reality-Powered Candy Sucking System (Video)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/tagcandy-620x337.png" /> A team of researchers at Tokyo-based <a href="http://www.keio.ac.jp/">Keio University</a> came up with a soluti

Video: Sony's Twin-Lens 3D Shoulder Mount Camera

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/Picture-24.png" /> In October last year, Sony started teasing a <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2009/10/02/sony-presents-professional

Video: iPad-based Point Of Sale Cash Register System

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Picture-51-620x509.png" /> By now, we've learned the Japanese have found a number <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/08/25/video-ip

Video: iPad Used As Self-Ordering System At Restaurants

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Picture-26-620x525.png" /> Japan not only loves the <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/ipad">iPad</a>, it also <a href="http://www.c

Video: Giant Snake Robot ACM-R5

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/snake_robot-620x545.jpg" /> Another cool robot from Japan. This time, it's a huge snake robot, made by the <a href="http://www-robot.mes

Videos: Health Care Robot Yurina

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Picture-12-620x379.png" /> Japan is the first country that was labeled by the United Nations as a super-aged society (over 20% of the po

Video: Robotic Wheelchair Automatically Follows Human Companion

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Picture-3.png" /> This is pretty cool: a robotic wheelchair that automatically follows a human companion without the person sitting in t

Video: Intelligent Museum Guide Robot

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/Picture-23-620x470.png" /> We've shown you <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/05/05/video-robovie-r-ver-3-to-start-supporting-the-e
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