3D printer plays a key role in development of Privacy Visor

3D printer plays a key role in development of Privacy Visor

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.

Canon - CINEMA EOS SYSTEM HD video camera - EOS C100 Mark II

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.

8000 yen premium Skull Chupa Chups Case

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.

 

CEATEC 2014 Retrospective – On Trend, on Task? - AkihabaraNews.com

CEATEC 2014 Retrospective – On Trend, on Task?

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 

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