Toyota, Honda, and Nissan were all present at Japan's biggest tech expo, showing off their own highly distinctive concepts for the future of mobility.
Japan's biggest annual consumer electronics show is always home to some fascinating conceptual gadgets. We take a look at a few new ways of interacting with devices from this year's CEATEC.
Touchless gestures like scrolling and advancing a photo or music track are going to get a lot more interesting, according to Elliptic Labs, seen at CES 2014.
Sharp's Bay Trail-based tablet is packed with high-end features, including a 300ppi display.
The new Windows 8 Mebius Pad offers a 10.1-inch 2,560x1,600 resolution, according to Engadget.
Ceatec 2011 outside Tokyo was less about eye-popping displays, though it had its fair share, and more about saving energy.
Toshiba's 10.1-inch AT700 Regza tablet is 0.3 inches thick and weighs 1.23 pounds. For now, it's only destined for Japan.
The prototype, which is being showcased at the Ceatec technology fair, can zoom in to 4x and maintain full-HD resolution.
Potentially, you will be able to point your smartphone at a commercial and receive a coupon automatically.
At the Ceatec trade show in Japan, the operator unveils its Grip UI for one-handed use of smartphones, which could be great for commuters.