Sony is going to release HD video meeting system PCS-XC1 for about 298,000 yen in November.
PCS-XC1 weighs only 1.8kg and supports Wi-Fi. So, it makes it easy to have a business meeting in a situation where it is traditionally difficult to have a meeting, for example places like a construction site and production line in a factory.
Some AkihabaraNews readers might remember that we featured Lotteria's 5-tier tower burgers, Tower Cheese Burger and Ebi (shrimp) Tree Burger about a year ago.
Lotteria is now conducting a campaign that you have a chance to win a 4GB USB drive of a full-sized Tower Cheese Burger (H12.5xW10xL10cm) or Ebi Tree Burger (H18.5xW10xL10cm).
Regarding current network technology, many researchers focus on how to improve network efficiency. By contrast, at Keio University, the Kaneko Laboratory, in the Department of Information and Computer Science (Faculty of Science and Technology), is doing research to construct next-generation network environments from the viewpoint of applications.
The fresher the soba noodle is, the better it tastes. Yet it's not easy to make good soba noodles at home unless you are a soba chef or have enough soba-making experience.
Isamu Akasaki of Meijo University and Nagoya University; Hiroshi Amano of Nagoya University; and Shuji Nakamura of University of California, Santa Barbara for:
Some New Sushi Cats;
Some Old Sushi Cats
Well, we’ve learned that since our last check-in, there are a few new Sushi Cats in the collection - and it’s always a good day for Sushi Cats (neko-zushi). It’s a particularly good day for Badminton Geronimo over there. Pretty sure we need that on an iPhone case.
Huawei Japan announced the release of the new non-SIM-locked Android smartphone "Ascend Mate7" that will be released in December.
Ascend Mate7 features the Super 6-inch Full HD LTPS display that reaches 15,000:1 contrast ratio. The bezel width is only 2.9mm, which makes the screen occupancy 83% and keeps the size of the body as compact as a 5.5-inch smartphone (157mm in height).
KenkoTokina, Japanese manufacturer and distributor of optical products and photographic accessories, is going to release a compact digital camera DSC1655Z on October 20.
DSC1655Z will be sold for only 9,400 yen, however it features a Time-Lapse function that takes still images at regular time intervals and automatically makes a movie by putting them together. You can set the interval for 30 seconds, 1 minute, 5 minutes, 10 minutes, 30 minutes, or 60 minutes.