Tagged: Japanese

High-end fashion meets iPhone charging trench coat

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With winter approaching and your iPhone battery constantly dying, a Japanese designer – Junya Watanable, one of the world’s most esoteric designer, has come-up with an Avant-grade interpretation of both formal and functional wearable tech. The clothing is in the form of a fall/winter collection 2016. It’s a trench coat with embedded solar panels that can charge a smartphone, and also beat the chill of winter days. The jacket features six solar panels, two up front and four on the back, ensuring the longevity of your iPhone battery through a hidden built-in charging unit. Without compromising the attractiveness of the garment, this trench coat is the perfect example of wearable technology, and inseparable relationship between humans and their smartphones.
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Starry Sky Envelopes – Miniature planetarium for light polluted cities

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Are you always fascinated by the starry sky? Intrigued by what’s out there and how expansive the universe actually is? Then you’ve landed at the right place. This might sound strange, but for star gazers it is the perfect thing to get hold of. The Starry Sky Envelopes are developed keeping in mind urban areas where artificial lighting is so intense that seeing the stars is a bit of a rare event.
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Sharp’s RoboHon interactive robot is also a smartphone – Price $1,800

Sharp Robohon interactive Robot

Sharp has been in the process of building a smart robot that is blessed with cuteness overload. Now the company has announced that it is taking pre-orders for RoboHon, in Japan of course for starters. That is good news but with a twist. RoboHon is going to burn a hole in your pocket as it is priced at 198,000 Yen (approx. $1,800) which is hard to swallow. And if you remember, this robot also doubles as your smartphone for taking calls.
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Make your special day lighten-up with LED Wedding Bouquet

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Wedding are special and so are the wedding bouquets which are prepared with utmost detailing to serve the needs of client. In this technology dominated world it is not hard to believe that an app controlled wedding bouquet would steal the limelight. Japanese startup Digifla has created an interesting wedding bouquet which has LED lights with changing color option to make your special day even more special.
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Make Selfie Arms for yourself if you don’t want to get noticed, WTF!

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To every tourist destination you go, you see people posing with selfie sticks in their hand. Over a short period of time selfie sticks have become a popular accessory for people. But for some reason selfie sticks are banned in certain areas. This is the story of a shy geek named Mansoon who was embarrassed to use selfie stick in public. The solution he came with is cool and funny at the same time. He created Selfie Arms that perfectly blend with his real arms (am I exaggerating it a bit) and lets him take selfies.
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You always needed a helmet wiper, so here it is folks

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Rain can be a real hassle for motorists, especially bike riders who have to seek shelter in even of sudden gush of rain. When the gods strike their fury and you are on the highway, the only option is to turn the throttle and get to your destination as fast as you can. If you are also a two-wheel rider, you pretty well know that is not easy as you have spot the road through your helmet wiser. The onslaught of rain makes it hard to see the road ahead and you are stuck amidst nature’s fury pretty badly.
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Japanese wooden clock writes down time instead of showing it!

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Of all the amazing clocks that you might have seen out there, you’ll definitely find this one on top of your list. Kango Suzuki, a 22-year old student at Japan’s Tohoku University of Art and Design has designed a wooden clock which writes down time instead pf showing it. Yes, you heard it right, a clock made from 407 individual hand-crafted moving parts and strangely enough called ‘Plock’. The clock was on show at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum last week.
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Mouse that looks and feels like your kitten’s paw

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Who doesn’t love cuddling with cute pets? Especially, after long hours of work at the office. Although, some organizations allow you to bring pets along to work, most of us don’t have that privilege. A good enough reason to have a computer mouse that looks and feels like the paw of a young kitten or puppy. The oddly named Pnitty Mouse derives its name from ‘puni puni’, Japanese onomatopoeia for embracing something pleasingly squishy. From anywhere you see this mouse, it looks like a pudgy pet paw.
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Chin Rest Arm for bloggers who need a cozy nap

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Thanko, the maker of bizarre products is back with another one added to their portfolio. The Japanese manufacturer of niche products that you rarely find anywhere else, has this time around come-up with another laptop/desktop accessory which aims to provide you comfort during long hours of working. While in your office or home, sitting for 7-8 hours in front of a screen takes a heavy toll on your spine and back muscles. For such times you need a hand to support your head and provide some respite.
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Geminoid F humanoid is more than just a pretty face

Geminoid F robot

At the World Robot Exhibition in Beijing this week Hiroshi Ishiguro Laboratory at Osaka University revealed a robot which looks and behaves like a human. They call it Android Geminoid F, and for some she is the sexiest robot on the planet. This is not the first time Geminoid F has made appearance as the humanoid robot also featured in Japanese movie ‘Sayonara’ which is a story on the after-effects of nuclear power plant meltdown.
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