Nissan and Polyphony Digital officially unveiled Nissan "Concept 2020 Vision Gran Turismo". It is a virtual sport car made for "Gran Turismo 6" (a game software) for PlayStation3.
Polyphony Digital is a subsidiary of Sony Computer Entertainment and develops video games. They are well known as a developer of the Gran Turismo Series.
Pioneer announced the release of "U-05", their first USB DAC with a headphone amplifier built-in. It is scheduled to be out for 105,000 yen in late July.
USB DAC is a device to enhance sound quality of audio files on a computer.
U-05 features ESS's 8ch DAC "ES9016" installed on both the right and left sides. The circuit used is a discrete circuit. By driving them in parallel, it reduces noise considerably.
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Luceo developed the "Fullauto StrainEye LSM-9000LE" to accurately and easily measure the strain of glass and plastic products.
"This is a two-dimensional strain measuring device that is easy to operate. Conventional measuring devices can only measure a single point of a sample, but the Fullauto StrainEye LSM-9000LE can measure the entire area of a sample."
There are lots of hotels which still offer only a wired LAN network here in Japan.
So, especially for those who make frequent business trips in Japan, Planex Communications' wall-plug compact Wi-Fi router "Chibi-Fi 3 MZK-DP150N" could be a very helpful product. It's just released today for 2,680 yen.
To make a Wi-Fi environment with Chibi-Fi 3 MZK-DP150N, simply insert the router's plug into a socket and also insert the LAN adapter into the LAN port.
Toshiba is going to release the new 15.6-inch Windows 8.1 convertible notebook - dynabook P75/28M - in late July.
The estimated price is 170,000 yen.
The display with IPS full HD (1920x1080) touch panel is able to rotate 360 degrees so that you can use dynabook P75/28M in different forms such as a tablet and tent style.