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10.09.15
A robot made me (marginally) better at ping pong
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A robot made me (marginally) better at ping pong

We're back for a rematch. The ping-pong robot has had an upgrade or two, and in Rocky-style, your...

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10.09.15
OMRON's Family Eye home camera is both cute and powerful
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10.09.15

OMRON's Family Eye home camera is both cute and powerful

Most home security cameras these days already come with microSD storage, two-way audio, motion det...

By R. Lai,   10.09.15
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10.08.14
I played ping pong with a robot and it went easy on me
10.08.14

I played ping pong with a robot and it went easy on me

No, this isn't the Tokyo Game Show. OMRON, the alleged company behind Amazon Fire's face-tracking...

By R. Lai,   10.08.14
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06.06.14
TechCrunch: Amazon's first phone uses 'Okao Vision' for 3D effects
06.06.14

TechCrunch: Amazon's first phone uses 'Okao Vision' for 3D effects

Amazon's June 18th event is still mostly shrouded in mystery, but general consensus is that the e-...

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07.13.12
Omron MEMS thermal sensor tells you how hot your pocket is (video)
07.13.12

Omron MEMS thermal sensor tells you how hot your pocket is (video)

Is that tasty baked snack still too hot to eat? Omron's D6T contactless infrared thermal sensor sh...

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03.07.12
Omron releases a pair of sleep monitoring gadgets that watch you slumber
03.07.12

Omron releases a pair of sleep monitoring gadgets that watch you slumber

Insomnia and a love of gadgets go hand-in-hand, so it's no surprise that more companies want a piec...

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06.10.11
SteelSeries Diablo III headset and mouse: demon slaying flair for your skull and desktop
06.10.11

SteelSeries Diablo III headset and mouse: demon slaying flair for your skull and desktop

Sure, there are plenty of great gaming goodies to be found on the floor at E3, but some of the be...

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10.07.10
Giant touchscreen vending machine at CEATEC stares us down, offers us a frosty beverage
10.07.10

Giant touchscreen vending machine at CEATEC stares us down, offers us a frosty beverage

So we tracked down one of those crazy new touchscreen- and camera-enabled vending machines being de...

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01.30.09
iPhoto '09 uses face detection package from Omron
01.30.09

iPhoto '09 uses face detection package from Omron

An intrepid tipster emailed us late yesterday, and described an interesting challenge: He figured th...

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