Nintendo Stock Price Drops After The Switch’s Price Reveal

Nintendo Stock Price Drops After The Switch’s Price RevealThings aren’t looking up for Nintendo in 2017, or at least they’re not having a very good start of the year. The Nintendo Switch is widely expected to be the company’s “savior” following the flop of the Wii U, but it seems that following the announcement of the console’s pricing and availability, the company’s share prices actually took a hit.

Nintendo Switch Won’t Be Region Locked

Nintendo Switch Won’t Be Region LockedWith Sony and Microsoft basically making their consoles region-free, many wondered if Nintendo would adopt a similar practice. The good news is that yes, the Nintendo Switch will indeed be region-free as confirmed by the Nintendo of America Twitter account in which they announced, “Nintendo will not apply region-locking to #NintendoSwitch software.”

The Nintendo Switch Will Have A Parental Control App

The Nintendo Switch Will Have A Parental Control AppBack in the day, parental control when it came to video games was basically about locking the console or computer away until a certain time of the day, or when chores or homework was completed. These days there are apps and it looks like Nintendo has created a parental control app for the Nintendo Switch.

Nintendo Switch Will Ditch Miiverse & Streetpass

Nintendo Switch Will Ditch Miiverse & StreetPassNintendo’s Miiverse and StreetPass features have sort of been staples to the various consoles released by Nintendo in recent years, but it seems that they will not be finding their way onto the Nintendo Switch. Speaking to GamesBeat, it was confirmed by Nintendo of America’s assistant manager of public relations, David Young.

Nintendo Switch Won’t Run Into Shortage Problems

Nintendo Switch Won’t Run Into Shortage ProblemsThe NES Classic was a surprise hit from Nintendo. The idea of releasing a remake of a classic console that came preloaded with old games seemed like a novel idea that seemed like it would appeal more to hardcore fans than the casual gamer, but surprisingly enough the public took to it and despite Nintendo’s best efforts, it continued to be sold out.

Differences Between Panasonic Gh5 And Gh4

Differences between Panasonic GH5 and GH4In-body IS
Panasonic's new GH5 flagship will be hitting the streets soon, joining the GH4 in the company's line of video-centric cameras. With our eye on video features, we take a look at the ten biggest differences between these two cameras.

It Was Not A Design Flaw But Malware That Took Out The Death Star

It was not a design flaw but malware that took out the Death StarEveryone needs a lesson from Disney when it comes to milking a franchisee. Kaspersky Labs in Japan has takes to Star Wars to help promote its Internet security suite. Building up on a story that along with the braveness of the resistance pilots it was weak data security on the Imperial Forces systems that led to the obliteration of the planet killer.

Fujitsu Develops World’s First Slide-style Palm Vein Authentication Technology

Fujitsu develops world’s first slide-style palm vein authentication technologyFujitsu today announced the development of the world’s first slide-style palm vein authentication technology. This new technology is compact enough to be equipped to future tablets and other handheld mobile devices. As tablets and other small-scale mobile devices have become widespread, there has been interest in embedding an optical unit for vein authentication into the narrow frames of such devices, but making the optical unit smaller had been difficult. Fujitsu has succeeded in developing a compact illumination component that lights up a rectangular target area with a uniform intensity using a single LED.

Mitsubishi Electric Develops World’s First Ultra-wideband Gan Doherty Power Amplifier

Mitsubishi Electric develops world’s first ultra-wideband GaN Doherty power amplifier Mitsubishi Electric and Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories announced today their development of an ultra-wideband gallium nitride (GaN) Doherty power amplifier for next generation base stations. The new power amplifier is compatible with a world-leading range of frequency bands above 3GHz to cover an operating bandwidth of 600MHz. To help meet a rapid rise in demand for increasing wireless capacity, mobile technologies are shifting to next generation systems that raise capacity by allocating new frequency bands above 3GHz and using multiple frequency bands.

The Us Presidential Inauguration Will Be Live-streamed In 360-degrees Thanks To Nikon

The US Presidential Inauguration will be live-streamed in 360-degrees thanks to NikonIf your invitation to the Presidential Inauguration got lost in the mail, you're in luck: USA Today will be live-streaming the event in 360-degrees thanks to some customized Nikon KeyMission 360s. Cameras will be positioned at the Capitol, the National Mall and along the parade route so that viewers can take in the whole event. It will all be broadcast on USA Today's YouTube channel. For a truly immersive experience, you'll be able to use the YouTube app with your VR goggles.

Omron Healthcare Displays Wristwatch-like Blood Pressure Meter

Omron Healthcare Displays Wristwatch-like Blood Pressure MeterOmron Healthcare Co Ltd unveiled a wearable device that can measure blood pressure, heart rate and the amount of activity at CES 2017, which took place from Jan 5 to 8, 2016, in Las Vegas, the US.
The device, "Project Zero 2.0 Wrist Blood Pressure Monitor (tentative name)," is wrapped around a wrist and can work in conjunction with Omron Connect US App smartphone application. It can record blood pressure in addition to the amount of activity and the state of sleep. However, the measurement of blood pressure is not automatic; the user needs to start measurement while raising his/her wrist to the height of the chest.

Jvc Kenwood To Launch Drone-mountable 4k Camera Module

JVC Kenwood to Launch Drone-mountable 4k Camera ModuleJVC Kenwood Corp will release a lens-interchangeable 4k camera module featuring a small size and a light weight under the brand of JVC Kenwood.
The module, "GW-MD100," is targeted at various photographing systems such as the aerial cameras of cranes and drones, observation cameras for academic use, surveying/monitoring cameras for roads, bridges, etc.

Panasonic's Vr Hmd Features Wide Viewing Angle

Panasonic's VR HMD Features Wide Viewing AnglePanasonic Corp prototyped a virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD) with a viewing angle of 220° and demonstrated it at CES 2017.
The viewing angle of commonly-used VR HMDs is about 100-110°. The wider viewing angle improves the sense of presence, Panasonic said. The company expects that the HMD will be used for B-to-B and B-to-B-to-C businesses. It aims to start to ship samples in 2017.