JETRO – Bringing Japanese Startups into the U.S. Limelight

Tech Report/CES 2019

JETRO, a government-backed Japanese organization, creates a path for Japanese companies to succeed on the world stage.

One of their latest initiatives is with the J-Startup Program, where they choose the most elite startups to join their program from over 10,000 Japanese contenders.

The startups selected to join the J-Startup Program are provided with a myriad of resources, ranging from private business spaces to professional mentors, to marketing services, and more.

Although, one of the paramount benefits of being selected into this program is the ability to travel to technology tradeshows across the world.

This year, JETRO brought 22 startups from the J-Startup Program to showcase their technologies at CES 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Each startup was provided with their own individual space to display their innovations, allowing people from all around the world to learn more about their company.

Life is Tech, Inc. is another company from JETRO’s booth at CES. Their CEO, Satoshi Miyagawa, explained how they’ve created a program for teenagers to learn coding.

Unlike other solutions, this program, in partnership with Disney, is fun, engaging, and affordable.

While only a few companies were caught on camera, all 22 companies from JETRO made an impression at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. So If you want to learn more about JETRO or their J-Startup Program, you can head to https://www.jetro.go.jp/usa.html today.

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MMH Labs – Empowering Humanity with Affordable and Accessible Electronic Technology

Biz Report

Based in King Abdullah University of Science and Technology in Saudi Arabia, MMH Labs is an academic research lab with a goal to empower humanity with affordable and accessible electronic technologies. They exhibited at CES and debuted some of their latest innovations in AI, which are all widely democratized, affordable, and easy to use.

MMH Labs is the only academic research group in the whole world who actually have laid down the path for manufacturable hydrogenous integration strategy for high performance flexible and stretchable electronics.

Their mission is to bring three different aspects. The first one is making it affordable by using a minimalistic approach and taking a very pragmatic view. Secondly, there are so many ideas floating around but the problem is that electronic technology is complex which MMH Labs is working to simplify.

People can use it easily because it truly offers the opportunity to deploy electronics anywhere the way we want. MMH Labs is not the name. It’s the vision of what they do, what they believe and to really enhance and impact and take it to everyone.

You can learn more at mmhlabs.org today.

EnergyFlux G3 – Recharge the Battery and Warm Up Your Hands

Tech Report

There are thousands of portable chargers on the market and they are all slightly different than each other in some way, shape, or form.

Lucky for you, we came across one charger that’s truly unique, especially during these colder months.

The Ellipse G3 is the second-generation portable charger that functions as a handwarmer and charger for your USB-powered devices.

So how does it work?

Well, once you’ve charged it, all you have to do is press and hold the button until the LED light starts flashing – then it’s on and heating.

And there are two heat levels you can choose from – high and low – which come out to around 107 and 118 degrees.

The Energy Flux Ellipse G3 also heats up quickly and holds the charge for a long period of time.

Charging phones and other USB-powered devices is even easier. Just use the USB cable that came with your device or the Ellipse G3 to connect to its USB port.

As soon as you plug in, the Ellipse G3 will come alive and start charging your phone.

So if you want to keep your hands warmed and phone charged, search for the EnergyFlux Ellipse G3 on Amazon.

Ybrain – Treating Neurological Disorders with Innovative Technology

Tech Report

Did you know that one in five adults in the United States experiences a mental illness in a given year?

From depression to other psychiatric disorders, treatments have varied throughout the years with inconsistent results. Well, Ybrain aims to change that with their innovate healthcare through neuromodulation devices based on non-invasive technologies.

They are specialized in treating degenerative brain diseases such as Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer, dementia, and impaired motor function disease.

The current stimulation therapy induces the frontal lobe normalization and reduces the symptoms of mild cognitive impairment and mood disturbance, which are mainly caused by the malfunctioning of the frontal lobe.

MINDD is a safe and user-friendly medical device, thus, it is convenient for doctors to provide the therapy simultaneously to many patients and also for the patients to have domiciliary treatment.

So, this pilot trial will show if patients like the procedure or patients like the method, and also, whether the specific at home tDCS can actually be efficacious for mood disturbances.

To learn more about the innovative technologies that YBrain is providing to patients of mental illness, head on over to ybrain.com today.

Rotor Riot – Bring Your Favorite Games with You Everywhere

Tech Report

If you’re a gamer but want to go mobile and to the next level, you need a low-latency and affordable controller.

Rotor Riot is the first full-sized wired controller approved by Apple for lightning connected iOS devices that has L3 and R3 fire buttons on its joysticks. And it’s hard-wired to your iOS device so there are none of the low-latency issues mobile gamers fear with Bluetooth controllers.

Not to mention, having a fully featured controller that’s hand-size means you’re more in control throughout the game. And they collaborated with Ludu Mapp, a companion app that has thousands of games for iOS devices.

Ludu Mapp was designed and built by gamers for gamers, gathering all of the known titles into one app and sorting them into various search categories and charts as well as sharing gameplay hints and tips.

But it’s not just games, there are many other apps on Ludu Mapp that allow the Rotor Riot controller to control drones like the Ryze Tello, DJI Spark, and Teal One plus many more allowing precise and lower latency control.

So if you want to take your mobile gaming and drone flying to the next level, you need to check out the Rotor Riot controller by heading to Best Buy today.

Cove – Take Your Online Dating Experience Up a Notch

Tech Report

These days, online dating is not just accepted but common practice. And while there are many options that exist, lots of people are left frustrated with the experience. 

Whether the process is too time-consuming, the conversations are shallow, or there’s a fear of getting catfished – there should be a better approach.

That’s where a Canadian technology company called Cove comes in.

Cove has corrected the problems that hamper many online dating apps. It allows users a progressive engagement from text to audio, to video. For those looking for more than an online hook-up, Cove provides a fun experience for that critical decision of selecting a mate.

Cove believes that many people aspire for deeper and more meaningful conversations. That’s why they’ve created an environment that values traditional courtship while respecting the value of people’s time and attention in this technological era.

As a healthy alternative to hookup apps, Cove provides an efficient and innovative way to progress the depth of conversation in just 10 days.

If you make it through the Cove with your match, you have a better chance to see if you have enough chemistry and compatibility to take the time to meet in person— all while preserving personal information.

Cove believes that the typical dating app experience does not allow people to get an accurate depiction of someone’s personality because texting and photo profiles are very limited.

Cove has created an innovative LEVEL system – where the conversation starts with text which progresses to audio and eventually moves to video.  And to make sure users are motivated, they’ve created a loyalty program that lets desirable profiles redeem rewards for their time and openness to explore their options.

So if you want to get started on a new dating app, head to meetinthecove.com today.

EnergyFlux Ellipse – Warm Your Hands with this Rechargeable Device

Consumer Update

It’s that time of year again – no, not just the holidays, but also the time when it’s cold outside. So if you want to keep your hands warm, but don’t want to have to buy individual warming packets, you need to check out the EnergyFlux Ellipse.

This little guy is a rechargeable, easy to grip, electric handwarmer that also serves as a charger for your USB-powered devices.

Let’s go into how it works.

Once you’ve charged it,  all you have to do is press and hold the button until the LED light starts flashing – then it’s on and heating.

There are then two heat levels you can choose from – high and low – which come out to around 107 and 118 degrees.

The Energy Flux Ellipse also heats up rapidly, so your fingers get warm in seconds.

Charging phones and other USB-powered devices is even easier. Just use the USB cable that came with your device or the Ellipse to connect to the Ellipse’s USB port.

As soon as you plug in, the Ellipse will come alive and start charging your phone.

So if you want to keep your hands warm and your phone charged, search for the EnergyFlux Ellipse on Amazon.

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