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.
This week we've learned that Japan's formed a body to (very softly) police/advise on cryptocurrencies like BitCoin, Japan's 3D printing industry showing more and more life signs, and a relatively unknown powered exoskeleton maker is seeing some pretty cool progress!
Mariage Poupée for the most important day of your lives.
Morisaki Jushi co. Ltd., a resin processing company from Kyoto prefecture in Japan, recently started offering a new service called MARIAGE POUPÉE. They create original wedding dolls with a 3D printer and 3D scanner.
Another Non-Japaneses Manufacturer Enters the Japanese Market Brulé today started reselling 3D printer "Ultimaker2" in Japan, manufactured by a Dutch 3D printer company. It is now available for ¥349,800 yen on Brulé's official site.
The printable area range of Ultimaker2 is up to 230×225×205mm. The minimum built-up pitch is 0.02mm. As an FDM or FFF printer, it is one of the 3D printers that has the highest accuracy.
Bonsai Lab, Inc. has released the reasonably-priced compact 3D printer BS01 on April 1.
In December, 2013, 3D printer BS01 was sold for 3 weeks only at the cloud funding site "kibidango". It collected the targeted amount of money after just 2 days, and reached about ¥10,500,000 funding in 3 weeks, an amount about 5 times more than their targeted amount.
Nakabayashi, Japanese corporation offering stationery-related products, announced that they obtained exclusive distribution rights in Japan to sell the 3D printing pen 3Doodler that the American company Wobbles Works has developed.