Developed in Japan, ChatPerf is an attachement for smart phones that promises a bold new future of being able to send and receive blasts of fragrant odors during mobile communication or games. Watch a demo video after the jump!
Warning! A clan of ninja have taken up weapons in the form of portable Apple tech and are now using their iPads to make music for wild disco parties! Watch the baffling, but hugely entertaining, music video for “Party Ninja” below!
As if worrying about identity theft and someone running around with your credit card number wasn’t enough, now the evil geniuses at Yahoo! Japan have invented a “Face Stealer” iPhone app that allows you to make your mugg look like someone else’s in real time. Get a look at a demo video after the jump.
The makers of necomimi Brainwave Cat Ears have a new gizmo up their sleeves: a pair of headphones and an app that reads your mind to select music based on your mood! Watch a demo for “mico” after the jump!
The long and noble list of Japanese inventions that shook the world has a new addition today as the digital camera shaped like a donut arrives to bring a smile to your face. Get a gander at this remarkable gadget after the jump!
4K HD TV, which promises four times the resolution of today’s current HD TVs, is on the horizon and Japan is anxious to become the first country to offer 4K content. Now, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications is pushing to begin broadcasts next year. Read on for more details!
All hail Japan’s robot revolution! A new power amplification 'bot brings us one step closer to real-life anime mecha and can one day help the humble human race with important tasks. Check out a demo video after the jump!
While the rest of the world fiddles with stuff like smart phones and clean energy, developers in Japan are straight-up working on “virtual body” technology that engages all five senses for a truly out of this world experience. Watch a demo video after the jump!
You can do a lot of neat things with a smartphone: browse the web, read comics, heck, even watch anime right here on Crunchyroll! And in 2013, thanks to Japan, you’ll be able to add a new essential task to that list, namely operating a high tech toilet that retails for a hefty price! Read on for full details and a thrilling demo video!
Our friends at YATTAR JAPAN have published an interview with Kenji Ishida, creator of the groundbreaking mechanical marvel known as Transform Robot 7.2, the world’s first fully transforming remote controlled car. Read on after the jump!
Virtual water is not among the top things that the world seems to really need right now, but that isn’t stopping a team of developers in Japan from creating a VR system that tricks the brain using a 3D tracking system and a vibrating cup! Watch the demo, complete with obligatory CGI moe character, after the jump!
We know you’ve been kept up late at night asking yourself, “Hey, when is Japan going to actually knuckle down and make a robot that can transform into a car”? Wonder no more as Transform Robot, a manually operated autobot, rolls on the scene. Watch two demo videos after the jump!
Some of you may have been following the story of the 4-meter tall robot called Kuratas KR01 now being developed in Japan. Now, Reuters has a new report on this fully functional mechanical marvel which looks like a mecha fan's dream come to life. Watch the clip after the jump!