Category Archives: Technology

Augmented Reality taking it to another level

“The hype surrounding augmented reality (AR) technology is often dwarfed by coverage of 3D television, but that may change once both are put into practice on a broad scale. “

Augmented Reality taking it to another level

“The hype surrounding augmented reality (AR) technology is often dwarfed by coverage of 3D television, but that may change once both are put into practice on a broad scale. “

‘Prototype’ documents the birth of designers’ ideas

“…Each display has notes and sketches drawn directly onto the tables by the designers themselves, giving the viewer insight into their creative process.”

‘Prototype’ documents the birth of designers’ ideas

“…Each display has notes and sketches drawn directly onto the tables by the designers themselves, giving the viewer insight into their creative process.”

Japanese now a little less lost in translation

“One possible silver lining to today’s algorithmic inadequacies could be the reassurance that computers have not yet rendered humans redundant. “

Japanese now a little less lost in translation

“One possible silver lining to today’s algorithmic inadequacies could be the reassurance that computers have not yet rendered humans redundant. “

Manga publishers go back to the drawing board

“…manga are just in the process of adapting to the new landscape. “

Manga publishers go back to the drawing board

“…manga are just in the process of adapting to the new landscape. “

Japanese camera makers reassess size and simplicity

“…the digital camera market is either mind-bogglingly fascinating or mind-numbingly boring. “

Japanese camera makers reassess size and simplicity

“…the digital camera market is either mind-bogglingly fascinating or mind-numbingly boring. “

A mouthful of tech marketing

“No one is supposed to eat [the 7-patty whopper]. You’re supposed to forward links about it to all your friends. It’s genius.”

A mouthful of tech marketing

“No one is supposed to eat [the 7-patty whopper]. You’re supposed to forward links about it to all your friends. It’s genius.”

Moving portraiture by Julian Opie

“…the subject stands as regal and motionless as a Rembrandt or Rubens. But then she blinks.”

Moving portraiture by Julian Opie

“…the subject stands as regal and motionless as a Rembrandt or Rubens. But then she blinks.”

Japanese agency projects their message well

“One of the most interesting and innovative new features in the digital camera market is the built-in projector.”

Japanese agency projects their message well

“One of the most interesting and innovative new features in the digital camera market is the built-in projector.”

Twitter swoops into the Japanese market again

“…the ability to read the thoughts and updates of anyone in the world could be one of the game changers that everyone is seeking”

Twitter swoops into the Japanese market again

“…the ability to read the thoughts and updates of anyone in the world could be one of the game changers that everyone is seeking”

The fruits of sharing a love of art

“There are hundreds of art events every month in Tokyo. TAB made them much easier to discover, and now the the Art Tokyo app practically walks you to their doorstep.”

The fruits of sharing a love of art

“There are hundreds of art events every month in Tokyo. TAB made them much easier to discover, and now the the Art Tokyo app practically walks you to their doorstep.”

Tokyo venues thinking outside the box

“Each member of the audience is provided a champagne tasting and a pair of headphones.”

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Tokyo venues thinking outside the box

“Each member of the audience is provided a champagne tasting and a pair of headphones.”

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Japanese gamers buy up Google’s City Streets

“Roppongi and Waseda seeing more development than Nagatacho and Marunouchi, possibly an indication of the median age of those who play.”

Japanese gamers buy up Google’s City Streets

“Roppongi and Waseda seeing more development than Nagatacho and Marunouchi, possibly an indication of the median age of those who play.”

Japanese R&D brings 3D technology closer to home

“…much of the coming onslaught of multidimensional entertainment is emerging here in Japan, and far from the multiplex.”

Japanese R&D brings 3D technology closer to home

“…much of the coming onslaught of multidimensional entertainment is emerging here in Japan, and far from the multiplex.”

Google Japan explains Street View adorably

“… they knew they would run into cultural and privacy issues in every country it was introduced. But the level of resistance in Japan seems to have caught them completely off guard. “

Google Japan explains Street View adorably

“… they knew they would run into cultural and privacy issues in every country it was introduced. But the level of resistance in Japan seems to have caught them completely off guard. “

Electric bicycles take charge

“Ever tried pedaling yourself, two kids and three bags of groceries up a steep hill in late August? “

Electric bicycles take charge

“Ever tried pedaling yourself, two kids and three bags of groceries up a steep hill in late August? “