Maker Faire to celebrate fifth year in Japan

Digital Jul 30, 2016

Maker Faire to celebrate fifth year in Japan

by Jarni Blakkarly

Designers, crafters and tech-nerds are gearing up for the return of the annual Maker Faire in Tokyo next month. This is the fifth time the event brings together hundreds of innovative creators, from drone manufacturers and virtual-reality app designers to hobbyists and artists, to share ...

Business Oct 3, 2014

Pricey pill dispenser aims to help elderly manage meds

A medicine dispenser that helps elderly people take the correct dose of medicine at the right time will hit the market in February, nursing-care robot maker CareBot Corp. said Thursday. The box-shaped device is around 30 cm in size. It issues voice and screen alerts ...

Sony unveils wearable SmartBand Talk in Berlin

Business / Corporate Sep 4, 2014

Sony unveils wearable SmartBand Talk in Berlin

Sony Corp. has unveiled new wearable technologies including the SmartBand Talk, a wristwatch-style gadget with a curved display that allows hands-free calling and voice-controlled operation while recording your daily data, including exercise stats. Sony unveiled the product Wednesday at the IFA consumer electronics show in ...