Friday, October 23, 2009Virtual reality umbrella shares vibe of guerrilla rain, frog falls and more
This week’s Digital Content Expo at Miraikan is one of the less corporate tech shows on the Tokyo calendar, so it’s no surprise to see some pretty kooky engineering like the Funbrella from a grad-student team at Osaka University.
Wednesday, November 07, 2007Magic carpet offers virtual ride to Second Life
As this latest piece of sci-fi-style research has appeared only in a rather traditional Japanese newspaper we haven’t been able to get many details yet, but thought we’d mention it in passing, as everyone loves a good yarn.
Thursday, October 18, 2007Try on new specs from the comfort of your cellphone
Glasses and contact lenses are noticeably big business all over Asia, so it’s no surprise to see a Japanese optician combining sales of spectacles with the venerable mobile phone.
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