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Sony is now showing off their new headset device for runners "Smart B-Trainer" at the 2015 International CES. It tracks your body move and even it plays appropriate music for your heart rate and encourages you to speed up and slow down automatically.
SNOW-1, a Bluetooth-compliant snowboard binding device, can analyze a user's snowboarding skills and send the collected data to his smartphone in a real-time basis.
Casio developed the EX-100PRO digital camera to meet the needs of university/corporate researchers and sports professionals. It features a function that synchronizes up to 7 EX-100PRO cameras and can control all of them through an Android tablet that has the dedicated application, which can be very helpful for the process of experiment analysis at laboratories or for analysis of complicated motion mechanics.
Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com
Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:
Terrie's Take - AkihabaraNews.com
Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japan-centric news collected and collated by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:

JVC Kenwood is going to release new waterproof canal-type sports earphone models, HA-ETR40 and HA-ETX30, in early September.

HA-ETR40 has a remote control for a smartphone (about 3,200 yen) while HA-ETX30 does not have a remote control (about 2,300 yen).

Mt. Fuji Half-Marathon Shots - AkihabaraNews.com

Amazing Place to Be a Runner
An AkihabaraNews editor (definitely not Reno) recently participated in the Fuji Susono Half Marathon, held in Susono, Shizuoka Prefecture, southwest of the Tokyo Metro Area - about 70 miles (112 km) from Shinjuku Station (MAP).

Licca-chan supports Team Japan, too!

Takara Tomy is going to release Licca-chan in the Japan National Soccer Team uniform on June 12 in a limited edition, with only 8,000 units available.

This Licca-chan wears the national team's uniform with the number "12", which is considered to be the supporter/fan's jersey number, fashionable white lacy skirt and sneakers.

Solar digital watch, Alpinist, will be released from Seiko's sports watch series called "Seiko Prospects" on March 8. Alpinist was created under the supervision of alpinist, Mr. Gota Miura.

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