Japanese Technology from the Future Friday! - AkihabaraNews.com

Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

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!

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Prelim Observations (GALLERY) - AkihabaraNews.com

Tokyo Game Show 2014: Prelim Observations (GALLERY)

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 - The thinnest portable slot load BD drive in the world

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 - ACULON W10 - Stylish waterproof binoculars

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