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SoftBank and GungHo invest in Finnish game maker Supercell to leverage paradigm shift, time shift and market disconnects

Smartphones and the “freemium” business models are bringing a dual paradigm shift to games and create a new truly global market. To take advantage of this global paradigm shift, its necessary to overcome the cultural disconnects between markets. SoftBank and GungHo‘s investment in the Finnish smartphone/tablet game maker Supercell, announced on Oct. 15, will help to overcome the disconnect between Japan’s and other game markets for both Supercell and GungHo.

Next generation IGZO MEMS display features 10x higher light efficiency

 

This next generation IGZO MEMS display has been developed by a collaboration between Sharp and Qualcomm subsiduary Pixtronics.

Microscopic MEMS shutters which opens and close are used to control the output of light from the red, green, blue and white LEDs which make up each pixel. By using this system, the display features high levels of brightness and color reproduction in any environment, and significantly lowers power consumption.

Imation - TDK's IPX6 waterproof wireless shower speaker

 

TDK brand's IPX6 waterproof Bluetooth wireless shower speaker "TW233" will be out on October 28 by Imation Corporation Japan.

It's designed to use while taking a bath or shower and its acoustic design is optimized for the echo in the bathroom space.

Of course, you can fully use this speaker not only in the bathroom but also any place where you use water such as in the kitchen or outdoors.

Price: Open price
Speaker: 63mm full-range driver x 1, 59mm passive radiator x 1
Maximum output: 5W
Size: W78 x H188 x D40mm
Weight: 275g

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