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Sony Profit in FY07 to surge over 500% over FY06

Sony Profit in FY07 to surge over 500% over FY06 Japanese newspaper The Nikkei Friday morning edition reports that Sony's operating profit for fiscal year 2007 ending in March 2008 would surge over 500% compared to 2006. The newspaper cites LCD TV and Playstation 3...

Apr 13 2007, 12:05am CDT

New JVC HD Video Compression Reduces Size to 1/125th The Nikkei Business Daily Wednesday edition reports that JVC developed a technology to compress HD video content to 1/125th of its data volume, while maintaining high image quality. Full HD video is usually compressed...

Nov 15 2006, 1:00pm CST

JVC Develops Wall-Mount Slim Projection TV

JVC Develops Wall-Mount Slim Projection TV JVC is apparently developing a slim projection TV that can be mounted on walls and is supposed to be not deeper than current Plasma or LCD TVs. The new JVC projection screen is supposed to be 270mm deep. It is...

Sep 29 2006, 12:00pm CDT

Sony Makes Fire-Resistant Plastic from DVD Discs

Sony Makes Fire-Resistant Plastic from DVD Discs Japanese news paper Nikkei Business Daily Wednesday edition reports that Sony is able to produce a fire-resistant plastic made from discarded DVD discs. The new fire-resistant plastic is made from 85% old DVD discs, a...

Sep 13 2006, 5:00am CDT

World's Smallest Battery-Equipped RFID Tag

World's Smallest Battery-Equipped RFID Tag YRP Ubiquitous Networking Laboratory has developed the world's smallest RFID tag with integrated batteries (Photo: Nikkei.Net). The cube sized RFID tag measures 15x15x15mm. The battery can last 2 years. YRP...

Apr 29 2005, 10:00am EST

Ultra-Lightweight LCD Glasses

Ultra-Lightweight LCD Glasses Photo: Nikkei.Net Japanese Nikkei.Net reports about Scalar Corp. introducing a wearable LCD screen that only weighs 7g. The Scalar Teleglasses can be mounted on ordinary eye-glasses. The 0.24" 180,000 pixel LCD chip...

Apr 5 2005, 2:17am EST

Earthquake Bed Paag BEX-1

Earthquake Bed Paag BEX-1 Photo: Nikkei.Net Nikkei.Net reports about a natural disaster protection bed to be marketed by Paag Co. in Japan. The Earthquake shelter bed BEX-1 has a head board that swings upward and can be fixed horizontally...

Jan 24 2005, 2:19am EST

Super Toaster Slices Bread

Super Toaster Slices Bread Photo: Nikkei.Net Nikkei.Net reports that Japanese Neutral KK developed a toaster that slices bread after the bread is put inside and it uses infrared rays to toast them. The taste is supposedly improved because...

Jan 14 2005, 10:37am EST

CES 2015 News
Bendable Cloth Speakers

Bendable Cloth Speakers Photo: Nikkei.Net Japanese Mikasa Shoji Co. has developed a bendable and foldable speaker, which is made with a piece of cloth woven with copper wire and polyester fiber and magnets. The sound is generated by vibrating...

Nov 10 2004, 6:17am EST

Japanese Mind Reading Gadget Research

Japanese Mind Reading Gadget Research Nikkei.Net has another story today around enhancing humans with gadgets. We reported about the Nidek Artificial Vision Research in another story. Japanese Brain Functions Lab has a lie-dector device that is based on...

Aug 24 2004, 12:00pm EST

Nidek Artificial Vision

Nidek Artificial Vision Nidek created a research lab for artificial vision in 2001. The target of the research is blind patients who once had vision. The artifical vision sends electrical pulses to the nervous system, and the stimuli are...

Aug 24 2004, 1:57am EST