Tim HornyakTokyo Correspondent, IDG News Service

Tim Hornyak reports on IT, telecommunications, science, and technology in Japan for the IDG News Service.

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This bizarre Sony TV speaker adjusts its volume to compensate for ambient noise

Sony is introducing a $166 wireless compact TV speaker that can automatically adjust the volume according to ambient noise levels.

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Sony launches crowdfunding site, features e-paper home control

First Flight is a platform designed to take in-house ideas from the planning stage to initial sales.

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Japan seniors' home deploys cloud-connected air conditioners, motion sensors

Panasonic and Fujitsu are trying to use IoT technology to reduce the burden on caregivers

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Renesas joins IoT development platform rush

Renesas says its chips-and-software package can cut out the need to build baseline functionality