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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week we're talking about Japan's role in the iPhone 6's alleged and guessed at and in all ways speculated upon manufacturing delays due to display assembly issues, and then we talk about gambling, booze, and internet addiction and how that last one might be really kinda highly subjective and we're not buying all the Ministry of Health is selling!

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Creative Media - Inexpensive Bluetooth 2.1ch speaker system

Creative Media announced the release of Bluetooth 2.1ch speaker system T3250 Wireless (SP-T3250W) in late August. The price will be 6,980 yen.

The T3250 Wireless (SP-T3250W) consists of small speakers and sub-woofer, and supports A2DP stereo profile, SCMS (serial copy management system) -T, and SBC audio codec.

Yamaha - Slim TV surround sound system SRT-1000

Yamaha announced that they will release new slim TV surround sound system SRT-1000 in early September.

You use SRT-1000 by placing it directly under the TV (up to 55-inch 40kg model). With Yamaha's original Digital Sound Projector technology, the sound of the TV program turns into a beam that echoes off walls so that the TV sounds becomes more powerful and of better quality.  

iPad 3D scanner iSense by 3D Systems available in Japan

Japanese company iGUAZU has started selling 3D Systems' personal 3D scanner for iPad - iSense - in Japan on August 18.

Set iSense to an iPad with the dedicated application installed and scan an object to make its 3D data. It's a very compact device (119.2x27.9x29mm, 99.2g) so that you can bring it with you anywhere you go and use it easily.

In addition, the accompanying software allows you to convert scanned data to STL data for shaping the form in a 3D printer.
 

Casio - Digital piano - feel like you are playing with an orchestra

Casio is going to release 4 new digital piano models Privia PX-860/760 and CELVIANO AP-460/260 starting on August 29.

Both the stylish compact Privia PX-860/760 and the refined cabinet-style CELVIANO AP-460/260 have pre-installed data of splendid live orchestra performances. So, you can play the piano while the orchestra performance plays in the background and feel as if you were an orchestra soloist.

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