"Great gear" brings you the latest products and business trends from Japan. From high-tech to hand-crafted, there's something for everyone. You might find inspiration, you might find something you've been looking for, and you'll definitely find a ton of great gear. On this week's episode, we'll look back at the best and brightest products and ideas from the past 6 months. For first-time viewers, it's a great way to discover "great gear." You'll see our different segments, and meet the reporters who help bring the best of "made in Japan" to the whole world.
Please note that some of the products or services featured in this program may be prototypes and not be sold at stores. NHK is not responsible for any damages, losses or injuries caused by the usage of these products or services.
A projectable Touchscreen
- Sony Mobile Communications Inc.
4-12-3 Higashishinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 140-0002 JAPAN
No More Flat Tires!
- Bridgestone Cycle Co., Ltd.
3-1-1 Nakazuma, Ageo City, Saitama Prefecture 362-0072 JAPAN
App For That:
Augment Your Home Decoration
- Living Style, Inc.
Edogawa-Access 9F Yamabuki-cho, Shinjuku City, Tokyo162-0108 JAPAN
- Japan Association of Clinical Engineering Technologists.
1-3-4 Yushima, Bunkyo City, Tokyo 113-0034 JAPAN
- LAP Co., Ltd.
1-19-22 Tsumadanishi, Atsugi City, Kanagawa Prefecture 243-0815 JAPAN
- tmsuk R&D inc.
2319-3 Hatagasaki, Yonago City, Tottori Prefecture 683-0845 JAPAN
A Ring Fashioned with Your Voice
- Encode Ring Co., Ltd.
Cross Office Shibuya 8F 1-12-2 Shibuya, Shibuya City Tokyo 150-0002 JAPAN
Lacquerware Without the Wood
141 Gonosancho, Yatomi City, Aichi Prefecture 498-0012 JAPAN
Protecting the City from Beneath the Ground
- Metropolitan Area Outer Underground Discharge Channel.
720 Kamikanasaki, Kasukabe City, Saitama Prefecture 344-0111 JAPAN