CATEGORY Mobile Device Laboratory

With a focus on the forefront of the mobile industry, Yuichi Kogure, Yasuhiro Yamane and Ryuji Ikehata, we will provide you with information on the latest technology, news and experience reports on mobile apps and IoT!

  • 2019.06.11
  • 2019.09.04

 Mobile link watch different from smart watch|CATEGORY Mobile junction of Ryuji Ikehata

As a mobile phone researcher, I own and use gadgets that work with various smartphones as well as smartphones, but this time I would like to write about smart watches and mobile link watches. Sensor Apple Watch, Design Wear OS Smart Watch Up to now, we have used 1st-3rd Apple Watch and Google Wear OS smartwatch with multiple items such as those from mobile phone makers and fashion brands. What can be said about any manufacturer’s watch is that the […]

  • 2019.05.21
  • 2019.09.04

 5G started in Korea, still need to see the transition from 4G|Yasuhiro Yamane’s World Mobile Report

  5G service started in Korea from April 3rd. It is the first in the world that Korea’s three major telecommunications carriers, SK Telecom, KT, and LG U +, will launch 5G. The same 5G service started in the United States with a delay of the same days, but with the situation where only Verizon is still one, Korea is about to start the full-scale spread of 5G ahead of the world. The characteristics of 5G are “ultra high speed” […]

  • 2019.05.16
  • 2019.09.04

 Health management of cats with IoT│ Yuichi Kogure’s mobile walking path

I found an interesting IoT goods. It is a smart cat toilet “toletta” equipped with a camera that recognizes the face of the cat. A camera or sensor is attached to the cat’s toilet, and a patented “cat face recognition system” automatically discriminates a plurality of domestic cats, automatically measures the weight at the time of the toilet, or when the toilet was used The times, stay time, elapsed time, etc. can be recorded in the cloud and applications can […]

  • 2019.05.08
  • 2019.09.04

  I checked the correspondence of the new era number “Reiwa” of the smartphone. (※ Postscript on May 14, 2019) | Mobile junction of Ryuji Ikehata

Information was added on May 14, 2019.  How was everyone spending the Golden Week in the past many days? A new era, “Reiwa,” was implemented on May 1 during Golden Week. In the first place, the country that uses the era is a local specification that only Japan is, but I tried to check whether the OS of the smartphone corresponds to the new era, which is a new “Reiwa”. Comparison of each display “Japanese calendar” display on Android OS […]

  • 2019.04.24
  • 2019.09.04

A demonstration experiment of drone-related technology development in Aomori Prefecture | The walking path of Yuichi Kogure

In recent years, I have been addicted to drones. The first time I picked up a drone, it was in early 2011.After the start of the shipment for Japan of the AR Drone of France and Parrot, it was from the place where the impulse purchase instinctively. This “AR Drone”, which also leaves a name in the history of drones, was one of the positioning of the four-rotor radio controlled helicopter to be operated by an iPhone or iPad app.What […]

  • 2019.04.09
  • 2019.09.04

Is there a time when it becomes useless to bring a PC on a business trip?! │ Yuichi Kogure’s mobile walking path

When you travel, have you ever been in a hurry to forget the AC adapter on your PC? I’ve had a few times in the past while I’m ashamed.I think the measures in each case, but if the lecture to borrow the PC of the venue, I get the thing without downloading the lecture slides from the cloud, but I have to finish the manuscript during the day to go out to coverage it is business at times. It is […]

  • 2019.04.01
  • 2019.09.04

The new era name is determined by the Japanese.The remainder of Heisei, the smartphone also reborn to a new generation?Mobile junction of Ryuji Ikehata

Today, it was announced that the new original issue was decided by the government. It came to see the retrospective of Heisei in various media approaching the end of Heisei, but I tried to consider how the smartphone is showing signs of change for the age of the new decree. About 10 years ago, smartphones for consumers Japan launched. From now, about ten years ago, in July 2009, a AndroidOS smartphone called HT-03A from DoCoMo was released. The iPhone, which […]

  • 2019.03.27
  • 2019.09.04

Mobile phone service rate plan changes in the "cellular industry, Heisei era and the age of Heisei" | The walking path of Yuichi Kogure

The era of Heisei is about to end, but what has had a major impact on the world in the Heisei 30 years is still a mobile phone. On the basis of the car phone that started in December 1979, the shoulder phone that appeared as a carry-on telephone was first unveiled in 1985 (Showa 60), In addition, the handy-type mobile phone appeared in 1987. At that time, NTT DoCoMo was the service of one of the company’s exclusive services, […]

  • 2019.03.27
  • 2019.09.04

[Mobile industry, Heisei and the era] from flat plate to folding type.The smartphone that changed with Heisei [shape] | Yasuhiro Yamane’s World Mobile Report

Many people think that a recent smartphone has more of a similar design.Since the iPhone appeared in 2007, each manufacturer focused on the development of smartphones with touch panel operations.The terminal with the keyboard which was popular at one o’clock is still a few models of the BlackBerry. Before the iPhone appeared, however, there were various forms of mobile phones and smartphones. I would like to see how the design of mobile phones and smartphones changed, and now we will […]

  • 2019.03.27
  • 2019.09.04

[Mobile industry, Heisei and the era] history of reading from mobile phone games | Mobile junction of Ryuji Ikehata

About 25 years ago, at that time I had to play and defeat the PDA (* 1) in possession of several.Then, it inevitably migrated to the pager and PHS, and the cell phone was used. At first, the mobile phone is also a tool of the work, it was not the object of the collection and research as of now, “DoCoMo NOKIA NM502i” That was purchased casually became a trigger to now. The NM502i was released in 2000, but I […]

  • 2019.03.18
  • 2019.09.04

Smart phone was full of attractions CES2019 | Yamane Yasuhiro’s World Mobile Report

The “CES2019” held in Las Vegas in January is the world’s largest IT-related exhibition.In the past few years, automakers have been exhibiting more and more, and the areas covered by IT have been expanding significantly.At the booth of each consumer electronics manufacturer, Google staff who wore a matching “Google Assistant Jacket” was stationed, and it operated the home appliance by “OK, Google” cheer.TV and air conditioning are now in the age of voice manipulation. The new smartphone product will be […]

  • 2019.03.14
  • 2019.09.04

The great possibility of the bending display │ Yuichi kogure mobile Walking path

It seems that “bending display” was a topic in the Consumer electronics trade Fair “CES2019” held in United States in January.Speaking of the display, it is still feeling that does not break out from the existing concept of “plane”, but it seems to come to a phase where the display to be bent flexibly is likely to be put to practical use. The first thing that attracted attention was the prototype of a tablet device that collapsed in half, which […]

  • 2019.02.19
  • 2019.09.04

Will 2019 be the year of gaming smartphones?New products from each company appeared one after another | World Mobile report of Yamane Yasuhiro

The global smartphone market has come to a halt in the development of developed countries, and the growth of emerging economies is becoming increasingly popular.Looking at the report by the research firm Gartner, the growth rate of smartphone sales for each quarter of 2018 ended with a growth of 1 to 2% from the previous year.Even Apple, which is announcing a new product with a bang every year, is the reality that iPhone is no longer relying on new customer […]

  • 2019.01.29
  • 2019.09.04

Smartphone new product presentation meeting almost every week, the war of attrition began China smartphone maker | Yamane Yasuhiro’s World Mobile Report

Apple iPhone is also a towing role in the world smartphone market.To compete against the new iPhone, which is to be announced every September, rival manufacturers have been constantly launching new products from the end of August every year.This year, however, the Chinese market in 2018 has changed drastically.Companies are no longer attuned to Apple’s movements, and they are launching new products on their own.First of all, let’s look at the rapid growth of OPPO and Vivo in the movement […]