At Keio University, the Sugimoto Group, in the Faculty of Science and Technology, is doing research on augmented reality environments, which enable interactions to take account of user recognition and situations in the actual environment.
Mouse Computer announced the release of a very reasonably priced laptop, the "LuvBook C " series. The price starts from ¥34,800 (About $290).
The LuvBook C features an 11.6-inch anti-glare panel (1366 × 768) and Celeron N2840 (2.16GHz) CPU.
There are 4 models and prices vary depending on storage capacity and memory.
Imation announced the release of a new earphone series - neo:n - from the TDK Life on Record brand.
3 models (neo:n 01, neo:n 02, and neo:n 03) will be out for sale on April 13. All of them are designed under the theme of Future, Hero, and Robot.
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Today Shanghai Donya started selling an attachment lens for smartphone (DN-12739).
With this lens attached, the smartphone's lens becomes a 7X zoom lens.
It can be used for any kind of smartphone or iPhone, regardless of model.
NTT docomo is finally going to release a waterproof/dustproof wristwatch-style wearable device for kids, the Dococchi 01, next month.
It debuted at NTT docomo's 2014-2015 winter/spring products rollout that took place last October, and we questioned at the time whether it is too protective or overbearing for parents to use such technology.