Upcoming Japanese Tech

By Martyn Williams, IDG News Service

The New Year holidays are a quiet time in Japan, when few new products surface. However, electronics companies are still developing devices that will debut in the weeks and months to come, and gadget lovers can look forward to some innovations. At the top of the list for cool new toys of 2005 is a digital video processor from Sony that improves on HDTV. Other innovations to watch for include IO Data’s custom USB storage device, DoCoMo’s cell phone with a combo speaker/screen, a revamped Ricoh digicam, and–also from Sony–a megascreen “Dream Theater.”

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