Posts Tagged: hardware

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ORA challenges Google Glass with a different take on wearables

Here's another take on a head-mounted computer, targeted at businesses.

  • September 4, 2014
  • at 12:30 pm
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Razer’s Nabu turns exercise activity into in-app reward for Tencent game

Real life actions will be recorded by the Nabu and reflected in a Tencent mobile game.

  • August 12, 2014
  • at 11:00 pm
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Tesla rival? Japan’s coolest electric sports car is ready to roll

Japanese startup GLM partners with racing car manufacturer TommyKaira to create electronic sports cars.

  • July 23, 2014
  • at 5:30 pm
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This origami-like lightbulb may be the world’s most energy efficient

How many engineers does it take to change a light bulb? Three, it turns out.

  • April 18, 2014
  • at 2:33 pm
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Acer CEO formally steps down after taking a beating in Q3 2013

Today Acer (TPE:2353) signaled that it would begin a massive restructuring as CEO JT Wong announced he would step down from his title in Ja...

  • November 5, 2013
  • at 10:10 pm
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Baidu launches dongle package to break down the walls between devices

Following in the apparent trend of web companies doing dongles, Baidu has quietly launched a trifecta of gadgets designed to make the web a ...

  • September 13, 2013
  • at 10:00 am
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Dawn of hardware+software innovation in Asia

In Silicon Valley, startups that combine hardware and software are proclaimed the next big thing. Investor interest is a driver — whil...

  • July 2, 2013
  • at 12:29 pm
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Red Dot Ventures invests USD482k in peer-to-peer car rental startup iCarsClub

iCarsclub enables car owners to list their vehicles, which can then be rented by other users.

  • March 8, 2013
  • at 5:19 pm
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Indonesian School Has Clever Way to Give Students Hands-on Time With Hardware

Here’s a nice story. There is an Indonesian vocational school called SMKN 3 Mataram. Its computer network engineering department doesn’t...

  • October 1, 2012
  • at 9:15 pm
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Qblinks is a notifications device and iPhone remote control for everything… and nothing (REVIEW)

This tiny palm-sized device lets you know when your mom is calling, and also will let you play your iTunes music. Too loaded? We think so.

  • August 26, 2014
  • at 7:51 pm
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Good news for hardware startups: VCs like Sequoia, Andreessen are hunting for them on crowdfunding platforms

443 hardware startups have raised US$100,000 or more on Kickstarter and Indiegogo, and one out of every 10 went on to get VC funding, says a...

  • August 11, 2014
  • at 7:00 pm
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Here’s how a father’s love for his daughter compelled him to create this safety wearable

Ray Teng, founder of safety wearable WaryBee, has a daughter and a son, and couldn't help but worry about their safety in lieu of kidnapping...

  • July 7, 2014
  • at 4:33 pm
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HWTrek, a Kickstarter-esque hardware crowdfunding service, launches in public beta

HWTrek, a Taipei-based crowdfunding service that specializes in hardware projects, launched in public beta today. Why specialize in hardware...

  • November 21, 2013
  • at 1:20 am
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Touchpoint installs giant iPhone-like displays to help Indonesian mall customers

Indonesian venture firm Systec Group recently installed five giant iPhone-like machines called “Touchpoint” in Plaza Indonesia mall. The...

  • October 7, 2013
  • at 3:30 pm
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Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech

Vibease Redesigns Vibrator as Wearable Tech, Now Seeking Crowdfunding

It’s been a long journey for Vibease, the Singa-US startup that puts the ‘hard’ into hardware. First seen as one of the competitors at...

  • July 30, 2013
  • at 3:59 am
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Japan’s Video Game Market Grows to $4.6 Billion in 2012 (But Social Games Not Too Far Off)

Dr. Serkan Toto is a gaming expert and independent consultant based in Tokyo. You can follow him on Twitter and his blog. This article is re...

  • April 8, 2013
  • at 3:00 pm
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Eloku Graduates from JKTFI, Provides Top-End Hardware Solution for Logistics Companies

Indonesia’s Eloku is a cloud-based solution to keep track of delivery services. The startup is run by hardware specialist Didi Setiadi...

  • November 29, 2012
  • at 6:30 pm
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Drone Helicopters Use Motion Capture for Formation Flying

The folks over on Diginfo News have a great video report (see below) showing four drone helicopters flying in formation by using motion-capt...

  • July 17, 2012
  • at 6:00 pm
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