CEATEC2011 archive

  • Fujitsu Hybrid Power Generation Device on-hands
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    Fujitsu Hybrid Power Generation Device on-hands

    By 7 October 2011

    On the other end of the scale to its world's top supercomputer, Fujitsu also used the CEATEC show in Tokyo to show off something with a little less power; the energy harvesting Hybrid Power Generation Device. We say a little less power; we actually mean...

  • Intel AR fitting room tries on Japan for size
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    Intel AR fitting room tries on Japan for size

    By 7 October 2011

    When we heard that Intel would be a big presence at the Japanese company dominated showcase that is CEATEC, we wondered just what the chip giant may be showing off. Ultrabooks were obviously high on the agenda; with all existing models (from Acer, Asus,...

  • Fujitsu K: World's fastest supercomputer eyes-on
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    Fujitsu K: World's fastest supercomputer eyes-on

    By 7 October 2011

    Over in Japan at CEATEC, Fujitsu was showing off the K supercomputer, the fastest ranked computer in in the world. Back in June, the Fujitsu K dethroned China's Tianhe-1A machine to take top spot. It is, in fact, more powerful than the rest of the top...

  • DoCoMo breath testing smart jacket pictures and hands-on
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    DoCoMo breath testing smart jacket pictures and hands-on

    By 7 October 2011

    As well as showing off its super-fast battery charging system, Japanese mobile carrier DoCoMo also used CEATEC 2011 as a launch pad for its range of three smartphone smart jackets. And when we say smart, we really mean quirky. And when we say quirky,...

  • Pioneer AR Head Up Display pictures and hands-on
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    Pioneer AR Head Up Display pictures and hands-on

    By 5 October 2011

    The cars set up by Pioneer to show off its AR Head Up Display over in Tokyo at CEATEC may have been a bit basic, but there was nothing straightforward about the augmented reality navigation systems onboard. The Pioneer AR HUD, Pocket-lint was told by...

  • Mitsubishi Diamond Vision OLED 3D curved display pictures and eyes-on
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    Mitsubishi Diamond Vision OLED 3D curved display pictures and eyes-on

    By 5 October 2011

    The Mitsubishi booth at CEATEC 2011 was gaining a lot of attention. Not because of the pretty ladies that were on hand to help show off its new tech (although that helped), but because it had a 2.7m high 3D curved display showing off the latest organic...

  • Panasonic car demos the dashboard of tomorrow
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    Panasonic car demos the dashboard of tomorrow

    By 5 October 2011

    Panasonic used its CEATEC keynote, much as it did with its IFA eqivelent, to highlight its growing commitment to green technology. It gave the Tokyo audience an overview of its Eco Navi, SEG and smart EV solutions and the message was clear; it's heavily...

  • DoCoMo Ultra-Rapid rechargeable battery powers up
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    DoCoMo Ultra-Rapid rechargeable battery powers up

    By 5 October 2011

    Japanese mobile giant DoCoMo is showing off its Ultra-Rapid battery solution over in Tokyo at the CEATEC expo, one that it states offers a charge time of just 10 minutes. The system works through a battery case, rather than directly to the phone's internal...

  • Intel boss: We're playing catch-up with Android
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    Intel boss: We're playing catch-up with Android

    By 4 October 2011

    Intel Japan president Kaz Yoshida has told Pocket-lint that, despite dominating the PC market over the last couple of decades, the company is treading new ground with its move into the mobile arena and admitted that Intel is playing catch up to its rivals....

  • Intel boss: Ultrabook killed the netbook star
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    Intel boss: Ultrabook killed the netbook star

    By 4 October 2011

    The message from Intel is clear: that there's not enough room in the PC town for both the Ultrabook and the netbook. Or, at least, that is the impression that Pocket-lint got when we sat down with Kaz Yoshida, president of Intel Japan. Talking after his...

  • Fujitsu Loox F-07C: Windows 7 PC / smartphone hybrid pictures and hands-on
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    Fujitsu Loox F-07C: Windows 7 PC / smartphone hybrid pictures and hands-on

    By 4 October 2011

    Back in July, Fujitsu detailed the Windows 7-powered Loox F-07C and Pocket-lint has managed to get up close and personal with the device over in Tokyo, where it is now available. Now, we know what you're thinking - that we've made a typo in that opening...

  • Cyberdyne HAL robot shown off by Intel
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    Cyberdyne HAL robot shown off by Intel

    By 4 October 2011

    Only in Japan. You turn up to an Intel keynote presentation expecting to hear the processor giant talking shop, perhaps showing off the odd device packing one of its chips. What you don't expect is to see a "first of its kind" robot system called HAL...

  • Toshiba Regza Blu-ray DBR-M190 packs a whopping 5TB
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    Toshiba Regza Blu-ray DBR-M190 packs a whopping 5TB

    By 3 October 2011

    It may not be coming to the UK, or indeed anywhere other than its native Japan, but the Toshiba Regza Blu-ray DBR-M190 is worth a mention for the simple fact that it packs a staggering 5TB of hard drive space. The company is stating that this is enough...

  • Sony VPL-VW1000ES 4K home projector pictures and hands-on
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    Sony VPL-VW1000ES 4K home projector pictures and hands-on

    By 3 October 2011

    Last month, the Sony VPL-VW1000ES was announced; the company's first 4K projector designed with the living room in mind. Over in Japan, at CEATEC, the company used its opening press conference to show off the 4096 x 2160 monster, and Pocket-lint was on...

  • Toshiba Regza AT700: World's thinnest and lightest 10.1-inch tablet
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    Toshiba Regza AT700: World's thinnest and lightest 10.1-inch tablet

    By 3 October 2011

    Toshiba kicked off CEATEC 2011 with a highly entertaining (there were pretty ladies) press conference where it officially announced to Japan the Toshiba Regza AT700 - "the world's thinnest and lightest tablet". The 10.1-inch tab weighs just 558g and is...

  • Live from CEATEC 2011: Pocket-lint touches down in Tokyo
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    Live from CEATEC 2011: Pocket-lint touches down in Tokyo

    By 3 October 2011

    This year's Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies, aka CEATEC 2011, kicks off at the Makahuri Messe in Tokyo on Monday and Pocket-lint is in town to get the low down on all the Japanese based tech that is breaking cover. CEATEC 2011 is the 11th...

  • Sharp Aquos Phone SH-12C 3D pictures and hands-on
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    Sharp Aquos Phone SH-12C 3D pictures and hands-on

    By 3 October 2011

    What do Sharp smartphones and Chelsea FC have in common? They both struggle to make an impact in Europe. Boom boom! But all that could be set to change (for Sharp at least, Chelsea are never going to win the Big Cup) with the European début of Sharp's...

  • Fujitsu Toshiba IS12T: First Windows Phone 7.5 handset pictures and hands-on
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    Fujitsu Toshiba IS12T: First Windows Phone 7.5 handset pictures and hands-on

    By 3 October 2011

    HTC Titan stand down, Samsung Omnia W step aside, there's only one handset that can lay claim to being the first ever Windows Phone 7.5, aka Mango, device and it's the Fujitsu Toshiba IS12T - a smartphone born out of a partnership between the two Japanese...