Japanese Firm Shows 'previewable' Stamp At Trade Show

Japanese Firm Shows 'Previewable' Stamp at Trade ShowAmano Co Ltd will release a stamp that can project the preview of an imprint on paper, etc Aug 2, 2016.
Amano, which manufactures plastic products including stamps and stamp cases, exhibited the stamp, "Projector Stamp," at ISOT (International Stationary and Office Products Fair Tokyo) 2016, which took place from July 6 to 8, 2016, at Tokyo Big Sight.

A while LED lamp is embedded in the Projector Stamp, which is powered by a 12V 23AE battery. It has a transparent face made of acrylic plastic. When the stamp is held by hand, its sensor detects the hand and electricity is conducted, lighting the LED lamp. With a single battery, the lamp can continuously emit light for about 20 hours. When used normally, the battery needs to be replaced about once a year, Amano said.

The stamp face is 19mm in diameter, and the length of the stamp is 64mm. It comes in two models. One is a personal seal, and the other is for corporate users. Their prices are ¥15,000 (approx US$146, excluding tax) and 20,000 (excluding tax), respectively.