Posts filed under: Digi: innovations/tech

Light of birth: 3D mist hologram

About the Work (official description) This magical hologram art uses lasers and mist to give birth to a glistening artwork of light in the air. Light emitted from several different light sources blends according to a program and the points...

Historical architecture and vibrant light installations, Tokyo, Japan

MEGURO GAJOEN with half a century’s tradition has completely transformed into a multipurpose community space exuding the pleasant fragrance of highly advanced culture. The facilities available are a fabulous atrium garden, wedding and banquet halls ornamented with traditionl artistic handicrafts...

The Future of Retail – Irodorisai 2016 event, Tokyo, Japan

From August 24th to September 6th, the Irodorisai 2016 event at Isetan Shinjuku, Mitsukoshi Nihonbashi and Mitsukoshi Ginza introduces the future of retail technologies. This is an event not to be missed ! There is a FabCafe pop-up at Mitsukoshi Gina with a “robotic barista”, but...

Panasonic has developed a new kind of image sensor, Japan

Panasonic has developed an image sensor 100 times as sensitive to light as existing technology. With the race to build road-ready autonomous cars heating up, so too is the competition in the electronics needed to make them work. That will...

Transfer data between the virtual and the real worlds using this touchscreen interface !

The researchers at Fujitsu Laboratories have created a next generation user interface which allows the interface to detect the user’s finger as well as what the finger is touching at that time. What it does next is create an interactive...

Muji’s “Jet cleaning” air purifier, beautiful online experience, Japan

Japanese purveyor of minimalist modern goods Muji has a new addition joining their home appliance line, a nearly 20″ tall, all-white turbine air purifier. The Muji Air Purifier is engineered around a dual counter fan design which supposedly results in...

South Korea tech startups present at CES 2015, the world’s biggest tech show

Baek Won-in (third from left), the chief executive of ImageNEXT, inspects his company’s booth at 2015 International CES in Las Vegas on Tuesday. Source and image rights: Kim Young-won from The Korea Herald A handful of small but tech-savvy Korean...

DCEXPO 2014 : Zoom on Neurocam project

The “Neurocam” is a wearable camera system that detects your emotions. It automatically records moments of interest based on an analysis of the users brainwaves. This project has been created by Dentsu Inc. Communication Design Center. This neurowear project was...

Groundbreaking inventions showcased at Tokyo future tech expo – DCEXPO 2014 Wrap Up

Digital Content Expo 2014, held at the National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation, known as Miraikan, in Koto Ward, featured exhibits such as wearable devices that can take photos at one’s happiest moments by analyzing your brainwaves. Be careful...

Pepper Tech Festival 2014 – Wrap Up

I am late reporting this news, but better late than never. I simply can’t miss it – I want to write about the Pepper Tech Festival 2014, which was held on 20th September, in Tokyo, Japan – an event organized by...

Necomimi : a new way of communication that utilizes brainwaves

Dentsu has created a unique product that utilizes brainwaves for a new way of communication. Called “Necomimi,” which stands for “cat ears,” it uses a specially made brainwave sensor that senses the status of the human brain and emotions. Since...

My Favorite Cafe – GEORGIA Vending Machine App (Japan)

An app turns the vending machine into a “favorite cafe”. GEORGIA, Japan’s number one “canned coffee” brand, makes more than 70 percent of its revenue from purchases made by loyal fans through their network of approximately 1 million vending machines...