Intel announces a new version of its embedded Atom chip, as well as a new "gateway" line for designers of intelligent consumer devices.
Last month's awarding of the 2020 Olympic Games to Tokyo could be great news for technology.
Sharp came up with a robot that can clean 1,800 solar panels an hour.
A Japanese start-up says it has finessed a technology that could finally make consumer-grade fuel cells a reality. If successful, the company, Aquafairy, would create a business where many much larger companies have failed.
IBM and four universities are planning a research project into cognitive computing, which seeks to build computers that operate in a manner closer to the human mind.
The prototype at the Japanese electronics show can measure a number of vital signs simultaneously like weight, pulse, blood pressure, temperature and oxygen saturation in the blood.
Putting a futuristic spin on the basic elements of a health check-up, Japan's Sharp has developed a sort of healthcare pod that allows people to look cool while their vital signs are measured.