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Terrie's Take: The Japanese want Smoothies, Inose, Annuities, Sony & Stem Cells, Japan & China Babyfight, and Rising IPOs
Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japanese-centric news collected and collated at J@pan Inc by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:
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Green House is going to release a new card reader/writer (GH-CRM1A-BK), which is compatible with 51 different kinds of media, for ¥980, in early November.
It is a bus-powered device so that you don't need an AC adapter.
Compatible OS: Windows 8.1 / 8 / 7 / Vista / XP (32bit SP2 or later), Mac OS X 10.4 or later
USB: USB2.0 / USB1.1
Data transfer speed: Maximum 480Mbps (USB2.0), 12Mbps (USB1.1)
Length of cable: 9.5cm
GaijinPot's Anthony Joh and AkihabaraNews' Reno J. Tibke
2x3D, developed by the Shirai Lab at Kanagawa Institute of Technology, is a system that lets the same screen be viewed simultaneously by people who want to watch it in 2D and 3D.
Whereas conventional passive 3D systems use polarizing filters for both the left and right eyes, this system uses a special picture-generating algorithm. Pictures for the left eye can be seen with the naked eye and only pictures for the right eye need to be viewed through a polarizing filter.
Iiyama announced that it will start shipping its latest budget 5 fingers touch capable monitor in Japan with the ProLite T2253MTS. Sold by Mouse Computer Japan (MCJ), the ProLite T2253MTS is a 21.5” LED Backlight full HD TN Panel Monitor with a 1000:1 contrast ratio, a 220cd/m2 brightness, a 5ms response time and comes with a pair of 1W speakers.
Announced at around 35,800 Yen, this touch capable monitor comes with the usual culprit which are a DVI-D, D-Sub HDMI and USB interface.
The 43rd Tokyo Motor Show opened to the public today, so if you're here, get yourself to the Big Sight convention center ASAP.
This week China's testing a stealth combat drone and the whole world is convinced that it's an original with no reverse-engineering or copyright infringement, Sharp wants to break up with Foxconn, and our favorite photos (thus far) from the Tokyo Motor Show!
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