The latest iteration of Beatrobo's PlugAir hardware uses sound waves to authorize ecommerce payments, just by plugging it into a mobile device's audio jack.
Look ma, no hands! This device turns any car into a smart car with a transparent display on top of the dashboard to manage calls, navigation, music, and more.
Exploride lets you access music, maps, calls, texts, and alerts on a transparent panel fixed on top of your car's dashboard. And, you can control it all with ge...
Tokyo startup UPQ hopes to revitalize Japan's struggling consumer electronics industry with affordable gadgets sold direct to consumers.
Hong Kong, in particular, is alive to the possibilities that this industry holds, and is trying to build an ecosystem to nurture these technologies.
Korean startup Yolk wants to show ordinary smartphone users that green technology can be aesthetically pleasing and ultra-portable.
Hong Kong startup Aumeo has already crowdfunded more than $227,000 for its tailored audio device, designed by a world-renowned ear doctor.
The Laser Egg claims to be the most accurate in its price range, and it connects to its fellow devices in the cloud to map out oases of clean air.
HWTrek, a Taipei startup that connects hardware makers with experts to help build marketable products, today announced it has completed a US$4M series A round.
Which is why Chinese hardware startups should be begging for Xiaomi's investment.
Moving closer to Shenzhen, China's manufacturing hub, made sourcing a breeze for this startup.
An Indonesian hardware startup tries to break into the global market for services based on Apple’s iBeacon technology.
NSI Ventures is one of several new VC firms in Asia who are focusing on series A rounds. The future looks bright.
Instead of being locked down to a gaming console, Exvision's gesture-recognition module complements an endless library of smartphone and tablet games.
FinlTop brings medical devices once thought too big or too expensive into patients' homes, saving them costly and time-consuming doctor visits.
Ten teams from the prestigious University of Tokyo crossed the globe to show off their gadgets in Austin. Here are the remaining five.
Ten teams from the prestigious University of Tokyo crossed the globe to show off their gadgets in Austin (and plug their Kickstarter campaigns).
ELF's small six-rotor drone, dubbed ELF, combines another up-and-coming consumer hardware trend – virtual reality (VR).
Last year, Mindhelix waved a magic wand and turned old smartphones into smart home security devices. It raised US$119,000 on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter f...
Makerspaces are where designers, tinkerers, and crafters meet. Cutting-edge tools accelerate prototyping, and awesomeness ensues. Jakarta now has several of the...