Every customer who buys a Kirin beverage from their new Vendorphoto machines can also take a selfie and share it for free.
Toyota’s ITS is an on-board system that enables cars to communicate with each other.
The Nameless Paint Set identifies each color tube by its pigment parts so to educate users about color theory.
Hiroshima tourism board creates Cat Street View, which lets users traverse through unusual parts of Onomichi from a feline perspective.
Uniqlo plans to install smart, heat-sensitive mirrors in its changing rooms, to enable customers to see their Heattech thermals in action.
Bamboo Spark is a smart folio, which combines the benefits of handwriting with the convenience of editable, cloud-based documents.
JR West has installed 46 smart surveillance cameras at Kyobashi Station, which will help staff keep an eye on drunken passengers.
The new branch of Morioka Shoten bookstore in Tokyo only stocks one book at a time, each for a single week.
Coffee giant Starbucks has launched a branded smartphone touch case, which will automatically order and pay for the user’s favorite coffee.
The Alcho-Lock is a Bluetooth connected bike lock which requires users to take a breathalyzer test before it will unlock.
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.