Tokyo-based startup Beatrobo made a splash at this year’s Tokyo Game Show with a playable demo for its plug-in physical game cartridges.
Japanese startup Beatrobo is using its PlugAir technology to bring physical video game cartridges up to speed with the smartphone era.
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.
While the established tech giants continue to design most of the country’s hardware, this year saw several strong entries from domestic startups.
Rovio’s top man in Japan gambles on new role at Beatrobo, a tiny hardware startup that hopes to reinvent the mixtape for our digital era.
Japanese convenience store chain Lawson will announce its US$1.1 million series A investment in Tokyo-based startup Beatrobo.