Tokyo-based Internet-enabled consumer electronics developer Cerevo[J], who is known for having introduced a series of Ustream encoder products for streamcasters, fundraised approximately USD3M (=JPY250M) by allocating new shares to Enova[J], Inspire Corporation and Neostella Capital. Enova is a venture fund founded by several semiconductor manufacturers/retailers, Inspire is a VC-firm owned by Mr. Makoto Naruke… Continue reading Cerevo Fundraises USD3M From Three Japanese Venture Funds
Cerevo’s New Encoder Box No Longer Requires PC For Ustream Livecasting
Tokyo-based Internet-enabled consumer electronics developer Cerevo[J] introduced an encoder box for livecasting on Ustream, and it was started on sale last weekend. The first lot will be shipped in early November. The new encoder box is named Cerevo Livebox and can be purchased on their website[J] for 50,000 yen each. (It equals to approx. USD610… Continue reading Cerevo’s New Encoder Box No Longer Requires PC For Ustream Livecasting
WISH2010 Event Report – 15 Presenters And The Winner
After the panel of three key persons in Japanese social networks, there were 15 presenters demo, 10 from organizers’ choice and 5 fans’ vote out of 32 nominees. TwiTraq A Twitter analysis tool by UserLocal, who provides web traffic analysis services (Nakanohito for PC, Ugokuhito for Japanese feature phone and UserInsight for enterprise). (from fan’s… Continue reading WISH2010 Event Report – 15 Presenters And The Winner
Giving Characters To Camera Fits Anime Fans’ Taste?
Cerevo[J], the Akihabara-based tech start-up and manufacturer of the Internet-enabled home appliances, started the sales of the spin-off version of the company’s hot-selling camera CEREVO CAM yesterday. The version is called Cerevot, and it has an embedded speech synthesizer that can make it speak something when you release the shutter or turn the flash on. … Continue reading Giving Characters To Camera Fits Anime Fans’ Taste?
Cute Girl Duo Gets A Higher Attention Than What They Promote
Tokyo-based start-up company Cerevo[J] will begin accepting orders for the company’s first product Cerevo Cam next Tuesday. It’s an Internet-enabled digital camera that automatically uploads your pictures to photo sharing services such as Flickr when it’s at WiFi locations, without ejecting a memory card nor using a USB cable. Therefore, if you’d like to share… Continue reading Cute Girl Duo Gets A Higher Attention Than What They Promote
CJIC2009: Internet-Enabled Home Appliances Come Together To Foresee Our Future
Today at Roppongi Hills, a skyscraper located in the heart of Tokyo, CNET Japan[J] held an annual tech conference called CJIC 2009 (CNET Japan Innovation Conference) where two tech-startups, Panasonic and Sony presented their new services and products to more than 350 attendees. As the first presenter of the conference, Atsuki Ishida[J], CEO of FreeBit,… Continue reading CJIC2009: Internet-Enabled Home Appliances Come Together To Foresee Our Future
Event Wrap-up: 400+ Geeks Applaud Web Innovators At WISH2009
More than 400 Internet users joined the event on Friday evening in Tokyo. Tokyo-based blog marketing agency Agile Media Network (AMN)[J] held Japan’s first conference having a number of tech start-ups in comprehensive perspective, titled WISH2009 (Web Innovation SHare)[J]. More than a dozen of innovators had opportunities to present their works, and Japanese tech media… Continue reading Event Wrap-up: 400+ Geeks Applaud Web Innovators At WISH2009