au by KDDI had its 2013 winter product rollout on October 2, 2013, at Shinagawa Prince Hotel in Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan.
The presentation by au's CEO Takashi Tanaka began with the accident that his remote control for his presentation didn't work. It was an ominous beginning as au had run into a few network failure issues throughout the year but Mr. Tanaka took it in stride and joked that he hoped it would be the last failure this year.
As a part of their research into wearable computing, Docomo are working with the possibility of pairing smartphones with head-mounted interfaces. At CEATEC 2013, they demonstrated a variety of situations where this technology could be utilized in the future.
At CEATEC JAPAN 2013, Fujitsu is demonstrating a new application of technology that allows users to receive embedded information in real-time from TV programs via a tablet or smartphone.
Woodman Labs, Inc. unveiled the new GoPro model "GoPro HERO3+" on October 1 2013, and its exclusive Japanese agent, Tajima Motor Corporation, announced that they are planning to release "GoPro HERO3+" in November in Japan.
"GoPro HERO3+" features 40m waterproof housing, is 20% smaller and is able to continuously shoot 20% longer compared with previous models.
The flagship model called "HERO3+ Black Edition" offers you new modes "Super View" and "Auto-low light". "HERO3+ Silver Edition" enables you to shoot 1080P-60 and 720P-120.
Yaskawa Electric has developed an ankle assist walking device, to help people who've had a stroke to walk more easily, by encouraging a longer and more confident gait.