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Japanese carmaker Nissan showcases future technology

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Yokohama/Los Angles : Japanese carmaker Nissan recently invited 59 journalists, bloggers and car club members from six countries in Asia and Oceania.

As part of the Nissan 360 Asia and Oceania event, the guests visited the global headquarters of Nissan in Yokohama city.

Takao Kagagiri, Executive Vice President, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., said, “I welcome you joining here today and coming several days in Japan, to discover Nissan. Nissan has a long history globally and the same time long history in the region.”

Participants from Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, New Zealand and Australia joined together to experience what Nissan is all about.

Starting from the Nismo Festival held at Fuji racetrack, where 35,000 Nissan race fans congregated at the foot of Mt Fuji.

Tsugio Matsuda, a NISMO driver, said, “Welome to Fuji Speedway to NISMO festival.”

Nissan 360 event is aimed for the participants to get know and experience a wide perspective about the Nissan brand.

Ronnie Quintarelli, a NISMO driver, said, “We still have the adrenaline of the victory.”

Kenji Naito, Senior Vice President, Nissan Motor Asia Pacific Co., Ltd., “I’d like to ask you enjoy the time with us, and many experience to know what is Nissan and also what is NISMO.”

The event’s theme is “Discover Nissan” – Guests experienced firsthand new and future product and technology through the six-day-long program.

Participant said, “This is going to be pretty amazing!”

Participants experienced Nissan heritage tours at the memorial cabinet in Japan’s Zama city.

The Nissan 360 event program has been designed to understand Nissan from all destinations – its past, present and future.

Participants also received the state-of-the-art technology introduction in Nissan Advanced Technology Development Center.

The test ride was the showcase of Nissan’s latest and greatest vehicles for both road and track use as well as concept models that will soon hit the roads.

The Nissan 360 event has received a very favorable reception from the participants. Nissan will to continue the event to communicate and promote to the motor fans.

In Las Vegas, CES 2016 international consumer electronics and technology show is all about the new technology trends where there are massive plans for new releases in the new year.

There’s one sector of consumer technology that grows every year – it’s the 3D printing.

3D printing technology is bridging the virtual world and brings them to the material world.

Plenty of 3D printer developers are ready for the spotlight at the exhibition floor – CES 2016 is full of 3D printed demos and models.

Among all, this life-sized 3D-printed Stormtrooper from Star Wars attracts most the visitors attentions at the 3D printing marketplace.

William Sturgeon, an official of the 3D Systems, said, “The original components were prototyped in SLA, Stereolithography, using the ProX800 and ProX950. And then they were cast and formed as the exist model you see here.”

Most 3D printers are used for building prototypes for the manufacturing industries such as engineering and automotive, but with the advancement of the digital technology, now it’s applications are in many varieties.

A exhibitor said, “So, we actually used a material called TPU (Thermo Poly Urethane). It’s actually flexible, and still has that interlocking part ability because it’s 3D printing technology. but if you touch it you can feel that it’s actually kind of spring. Basically, a textile that allowed us to create a skirt out of it.”

3D printers are now moving towards more compact units with affordable price for the consumer.

Phair Tsai of the XYZ Printing, “What XYZ Printing is about us to make 3D printer, 3D printing technology as affordable and approachable as possible for consumers, therefore, we managed to bring the cost down, so that everyone managed to give it a 3D printing try.”

4K and 8K Television has always been a mainstream theme of CES 2016.

Television showcases are all about UHD – Ultra HD, as well as HDR – high dynamic range.

This X930D series features new slim backlight drive technology that supports full High Dynamic Range.

Samsung announced a series of TV highlighting quantum dot technology.

The KS9500 features High Dynamic Range and 4K Ultra HD resolution capabilities to include 1,000nit brightness with world’s first bezel-less design.

8K super high resolution TV is coming to market.

A exhibitor said, “This is wide color gamut type television display using laser backlight. It support 98 percent of BT.2020 standard.

Companies are also showcasing their future 8K super high resolution technology developments in each corners at CES. (ANI)

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