Repeat: Ma-Tsu-Da; Ma-Tsu-Da
The National Institute of Informatics (NII) and Maezawa Mold have been co-developing a wearable device, the Privacy Visor, to protect users' privacy from SNS facial recognition.
The Privacy Visor is a Google Glass-style device that uses LEDs. By illuminating a user's face with invisible light, it can prevent privacy invasion through surveillance camera-based face recognition systems.
Ricoh Imaging announced the release of the made-to-order PENTAX K-S1 Sweets Collection, which is a limited model of their DSLR PENTAX K-S1. They are accepting orders until November 30.
Colors of the limited model are designed under the theme of "sweets" coming in 3 colors: Strawberry Cake, Blue Cream-soda and Lime Pie.
From Canon's EF lens series, the CINE-SERVO lens "CN20×50 IAS H/E1 (EF Mount)" and "CN20×50 IAS H/P1 (PL Mount)" will be released in late April, 2015.
The price of both models will be about ¥8,100,000 (~$80,000).
Canon is going to release a new compact HD video camera with improved auto focus function - EOS C100 Mark II - from their CINEMA EOS SYSTEM (cinema camera system) series in late December.
The price will be around 550,000 yen. The lens kit, which comes with an EF24-105mm F4 L IS USM lens, is also scheduled to be released for about 620,000 yen in early February.
Izushi has developed the Kinglock Nut, which achieves tight fastening through an innovative new structure and surface, unlike those in conventional nuts.
Ultimate waste of money, but could be cool.
Village Vanguard, a Japanese popular chain variety store, started accepting pre-orders of the Skull Chupa Chups Case.
It's a skull-shaped case that is made only for storing Chupa Chups lollipops. It will be released for 8,800 yen in mid-December.
There is a key chain model and a necklace model, and 3 colors (gold, silver and black) will be available. The parts are made of brass.
The vague recommendation that she compose “A sorta macro-perspective mini-ethnography, an exploration of CEATEC 2014’s personality, you know, something along those lines...” resulted in a statement much more coherent than the assignment, and we're pleased to present the inaugural contribution