Associate Professor Toshiaki Tsuji's Laboratory at Saitama University has developed R-cloud, a rehabilitation support robot that enables users to view how their own muscles move during rehabilitation and training.
Sanwa Supply just released the simple & light Bluetooth 4.0 apt-X headset - Bluetooth Headset 400-HS033BK - for 5,980 yen.
The Bluetooth headset weights only 14g. It is compatible with iPhone5s/5c/5 and smartphones. It features an elastic flat cable not to not easily get entangled, and a microphone for hands-free call.
Communication distance: 10m
Cable length: 50cm
Power supply: built-in lithium-ion battery
Accessories: USB charging cable and ear pieces (small/medium/large)
au by KDDI announced that the blue color model of isai LGL22, which is a co-developed smartphone with LG and au by KDDI, will be finally released on December 5.
Other colors were already released: aqua and white models was out on November 23 and black model was out on November 28.
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LG & KDDI jointly-developed new smartphone "isai" unveiled
At the University of Tokyo, the Hirose-Tanikawa Lab is doing R&D on a system that virtually creates and affects people's emotional states.
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It is said that stimulating pressure points on your head is effective in healing your tiredness and stress. Now, Thanko has a clever product called USB Buru-Buru Helmet to do just that. It is a helmet-shaped head massager that can help you with your stress even while you are working hard at your desk work.
Power is fed through a USB terminal or 3 size-AAA batteries.
The vibration level is adjustable.
Nissan announced that they are going to release a special premium model of their JUKE - Premium Personalized Package - on December 17. Only 300 cars will be available.
The special model is based on "16GT FOUR Type V", "16GT Type V", and 15RX Type V, and it features a color called Midnight Purple IV, which changes its own color to violet-blue, violet-red, red and orange depending on your viewing angle, for its exterior.
Price range: ¥1,720,950 - ¥2,634,450