Chinon - Wooden horn-type speaker for iPhone

Chinon, known as a camera manufacturer, is releasing a wooden horn-type passive speaker for iPhone (CH-PS840) on August 21.

The passive speaker amplifies sound by letting it pass through the wooden horn, not electronically. Therefore, it produces a soft sound to help people really enjoy the music.

It works without use of electricity. Simply place your iPhone next to the horn and it start playing music. You can use it as an iPhone charger and hands-free stand as well.
 

SoftBank brings Japanese AQUOS CRYSTAL smartphone into the American Market

After acquiring an ownership stake in American telecommunication company, Sprint, in July 2013, SoftBank finally started getting more serious about developing a partnership with Sprint.

SoftBank recently announced that they have developed a smartphone platform jointly with Sprint to reduce procurement costs and bring the device's price down. They are also now able to make their own unique devices and these co-developed devices will be sold in Japan and the U.S.

Megasolar generation business support system provides stable profit

Prospec Holdings, a systems integrator, provides a one-stop shop for everything needed to run a solar power generation business, from consulting through construction, maintenance, and operation.

"Ordinary systems integrators seem to be optimized for performing design and construction of generation facilities. We are unique in that we can handle everything from acquiring land through making applications and obtaining necessary permits. "

Runa - Doratch - Doraemon watches with figure dolls

Run'a is going to release a watch with Doraemon design, the "Doratch '14-'15 Limited Edition", to celebrate Doraemon's birthday (September 3, 2112).

2 models will be available on September 3, and both of them will be sold for ¥21,120 and are available in a limited quantity - only 2,112 watches - both numbers commemorating Doraemon's birthday.

LG introduces 34-inch 21:9 curved IPS ultrawide monitor

LG announced that they are going to display the world's first 21:9 curved 34-inch IPS ultrawide monitor "34UC97" at IFA 2014 that will held from September 5 through September 10 in Berlin, Germany.

In addition to the curved "34UC97", LG is planning to display a digital cinema 4K monitor (31MU97) and a gaming monitor (24GM77).

 

 

31MU97

Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! - AkihabaraNews.com

Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week the earth shook, babies cried, and the very logic of existence was thrown into doubt: an American anime is being exported to Japan, and since the Obon holiday equals a very slow tech week, the ultimately circular cultural force of animated images is all we’re talking about!

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