This week it looks like India is going to add Japanese train tech to their cart even though the pirated Chinese knock-offs oooops we mean "models" are cheaper, and here at the Tokyo Game Show, Square Enix has introduced a new company, Shinra Technologies, which they hope will kill all gaming hardware...kinda!
Very Big Game Show
If you haven't been to Makuhari Messe before, know that 'convention center' doesn't quite do it justice. No, 'stadium' is a closer approximation of the venue's size and footprint on the northeastern edge of Tokyo Bay [MAP], part of the Tokyo Metro Area, but actually in Chiba Prefecture (not far from from Tokyo Disney Land).
Pioneer is going to sell a portable BD/DVD/CD drive for Windows - BDR-XU03J - in late September.
It's currently the world's thinnest slot load Blue-ray Disk drive. The magnesium alloy chassis enables BDR-XU03J to have low noise and dust resistance.
BDR-XU03J supports recording and playing with BDXL disk and supports USB3.0.
Nikon is going to release new waterproof binocular models ACULON W10 8x21 and ACULON W10 10x21 on September 25.
ACULON W10 is filled with nitrogen gas for protection of its optical system from mold and loss of transparency when it gets wet.
8X zoom model ACULON W10 8x21
Panasonic is currently displaying the new LUMIX CM1, a digital camera with 1-inch sensor and Android 4.4, at Photokina 2014 in Cologne, Germany.
LUMIX CM1 is scheduled to be released for about EUR 899 at the end of this year in Germany first, and then it will be released worldwide at the beginning of 2015.
Nikon announced the release of the FX format full-frame DSLR D750. It will be released on September 12.
D750 adopted the 35mm full-size Nikon FX format CMOS sensor (24.32MP) and EXPEED 4 image processor. Nikon added a Wi-Fi function and a tiltable back monitor (3.2inch, 1.229 dot) to a Nikon FX format model for the first time, and the monitor can be used as a live view finder.