USB Buddism Sutra Chanting Tablet

Okyo (“Buddhist sutra” in Japanese) is a new gadget for Japanese Buddhists. Ihai (Spiritual Tablet)-shaped this portable USB gadget will chant sutra everywhere without calling monks.

The pre-installed chant is Heart-Sutra(Hannya-Shingyo in Japanese) by a famous Jisseiin Jyonenji [J]. You may replace with your own chant in mp3 format. Letters on tablet can be modified to your denomination’s one if ordered a set of 200 or more. The price is 19,800 yen (US$260).

This may match well with QR Code Tombstone, which Japan has since 2008.

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Hannya-Shingyo Pop By Hatsune Miku

USB Power Generating Pan

Japanese company TES NewEnergy announced to sell a cooking pan which utilizing disposed heat into power, which can charge cellphone or other devices via USB socket from June 13th.

They say that heat of bonfire could be over 900 degrees Fahrenheit, but energy over 212 Fahrenheit are not used for boiling water and wasted. This pan will convert the waste heat into cellphone charger. It can charge up iPhone by 3-5 hours.

The price is 23,000 yen(278 USD).

Directly converting heat-waste into electrical energy.

The year 2000 witnessed our discovery of a oxide compound
we have since developed into a material capable of converting heat-waste into electrical energy at unprecedentedly high temperatures. Thus, after a decade of research, we are pleased to confidently announce the establishment of TES NewEnergy
(Thermo Electric Systems and NewEnergy).

TES NewEnergy is born as a result of the work of AIST
( The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology).

TES NewEnergy brings you a world of fresh cost-reducing possibilities, creating clean energy for incinerators, process plant , industrial furnaces, shipping, fueled vehicles, cookers/water-heaters, ubiquitous machinery etc. We can also provide emergency or back-up energy and even utilize geothermal energy.

We hope you join us as we expand renewable energy, reducing carbon-dioxide levels worldwide

via MyCom

iPhone Battery Charger Having A Face

Elecom Japan’s new compact iPhone battery charger AVA-ACU01 series hitting on store this middle of July has a cute variation AVA-ACU01F1, face designed one.

The adapter takes Japan’s AC100V and provide DC5V with USB socket, which your iPod/iPhone can be plugged.

Yes, that is cute. But a Japanese iPhone fangirl blog iPhone Joshi suggests to do it yourself.

Then you can get the one now at anywhere.

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Elecom release [J]