TotemoTech - 2023-09-02


Hello and welcome to today’s news from TotemoTech on September 2nd, 2023. Lenovo has unveiled its latest portable gaming console, the Legion Go, which will be released in Europe in November for 799 euros. The Legion Go features an 8.8-inch touchscreen display and a detachable controller.

In the world of housing, Serendix is changing the game with its 3D printed homes. Using a construction-grade 3D printer, Serendix is able to build a 50-square-meter home for just 5.5 million yen. We spoke to the CEO of Serendix to learn more about the differences between 3D printed homes and traditional housing.

Moving on to our next story, a controversial project called the Shibuya 100 Project has sparked concerns about privacy. The project plans to install 100 AI cameras around Shibuya Station, raising questions about data collection and consent.

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Great Kanto Earthquake, the Tokyo Metropolitan Government has released updated versions of the Tokyo Disaster Preparedness Books. These new editions include recent comments from disaster survivors and updated information.

JVC Kenwood has announced the release of a portable power supply made from recycled Nissan Leaf batteries. Priced at approximately 170,000 yen, the portable power supply will be available for purchase at Nissan dealerships and JVC Kenwood’s online store.

In other news, FCNT, the company behind the arrows and Raku-Raku smartphones, is reportedly planning to transfer its product and service business to Lenovo Group Limited. However, there has been no official announcement from FCNT or Lenovo at this time.

And finally, Bandai Spirits has started accepting pre-orders for its collaboration product with Disney, the Disney IMAGINATION BELT. This belt-like toy features a 2.8-inch color LCD screen and is priced at 39,600 yen (excluding shipping). And that’s all for today’s news. Thanks for listening to TotemoTech.

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