Electronics manufacturer Kyocera is converting some of Japan’s defunct golf courses into massive solar energy farms.
Quiksilver’s True Wetsuit is a piece of stylish surfwear which doubles as a the most water friendly business suit ever.
Orphe is a creative, smart wearable for artists that uses motion sensors and LED lights to put an entire light show at the wearer’s feet.
Handiii is a 3D printed, smart bionic arm. It connects to the wearer’s smartphone, enabling them to control its movements via an EMG sensor.
Researchers from Bellnix and Saitama University have created an electric bike which can charge wirelessly at an unmanned docking station.
Japanese brand JINS have created an app which lets customers personalize their glasses by adding patterns or even messages to their frames.
Dole will apparently be giving bananas a high-tech makeover at this week’s Tokyo marathon — creating the world’s first edible wearable.
The Tokyo Metropolitan Government have financed a culinary website that enables restauranteurs to create printable menus in twelve languages.
Jins Meme eyewear hides sensor technology within stylish, wearable design.
Japanese startup SpaceMarket is aiming to be Airbnb for events and corporate functions, hoping to open up any space for any purpose.
From Japan, the FES Watch uses e-paper surfaces to enable wearers to pick a new design whenever they want.
Japan’s governmental department GSI is creating software that will enable those with visual impairments to print out 3D versions of online maps.
Japan’s Research & Innovation startup is getting consumers to attach comments to product barcodes to help businesses more easily track feedback.
Japan’s Hotel Cycle is making cyclists feel more welcome, with accommodation designed especially for bike-riding tourists.
Fuji Xerox has developed an experimental printer that uses Roomba-like technology to navigate spaces and deliver printouts to the worker that needs them.
The new Toyota Sienna is set to come with Driver Easy Speak, a system that amplifies parents’ voices, enabling them to be heard over kids’ screaming.
Japan’s Zoo Jeans are created with fabric that’s pre-ripped and chewed by dangerous animals before being fashioned into a pair of trousers.
LiquorOFF accepts and resells donors’ unwanted spirits, beers and wines, helping consumers to save money on alcohol.
Fast Retailing Co’s GU Fitting service enables visitors to take clothes away for an entire day before returning to give them back or pay.
ReShare taps human volunteers to create translations of the day’s most popular news articles into multiple languages.
Japanese company KeyValue has created the Smart Cushion to help consumers or offices keep track of their inactivity, or businesses to detect the crowdedness of their premises.
Japanese design group Nendo has now created its magne-hinge spectacles, which use magnetic hinges to enable wearers to easily swap out the arms as they please.