Cerevo Global http://wp.info-en-blog.cerevo.com Cerevo Official Infomation Mon, 26 Nov 2018 01:23:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 Streaming Service Support for the First “LiveShell” Device Released in 2011 will be Discontinued at the End of November 2019 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/2018/11/26/2217/ Sun, 25 Nov 2018 23:30:39 +0000 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/?p=2217 26th November, 2018 –

Streaming Service Support for the First “LiveShell” Device Released in 2011 will be Discontinued at the End of November 2019

Cerevo Inc., an Internet connected consumer electronics manufacturer based in Tokyo, Japan, has announced that streaming service support for the first LiveShell (model number CDP-LS01) will be discontinued on November 30, 2019. LiveShell was the first product in the best-selling LiveShell line of PC-less live streaming devices.

LiveShell Product Page (https://liveshell.cerevo.com/en/first/)

LiveShell launched in November 2011 at 26,800 yen as an encoder that can live stream beautiful images and sound by simply attaching a video camera via a HDMI cable and connecting to a network for streaming. Final shipments of the product ended in December 2016, and support for streaming services will end on November 30th, 2019. Although you will still be able to access the Dashboard control panel after this end date, streaming service support will end for original LiveShell (CDP-LS01) devices.

 

End of Support Schedule
22nd Nov. 2018 ー Device replacement consultation service available via email.
30th Nov. 2019 ー End date of streaming services using original LiveShell.
Original LiveShell cannot be operated from Dashboard.
31st Mar. 2020 ー Email support for original LiveShell ends.

 

Replacement Consultation Service
Until 31st March 2020, you can contact Cerevo at the below email address for advice on which successor device to replace your original LiveShell device with.
Inquiry Email Address (support-global+liveshell@cerevo.com

About Cerevo’s Live Product Line
The LiveShell series of LiveShell 2, LiveShell PRO and LiveShell X are successor devices to the original LiveShell and make up part of Cerevo’s live product line. Each device targets specific price points and feature sets for all live streaming needs.
In addition to these live streaming products, live video products such as the LiveWedge switcher, FlexTally tally lamp and RICOH R Development Kit are also available.

Cerevo Live Products
Live Streaming Products
LiveShell X https://liveshell.cerevo.com/en/x/
LiveShell PRO https://liveshell.cerevo.com/en/pro/
LiveShell 2 https://liveshell.cerevo.com/en/s2/

Live Video Products
LiveWedge https://livewedge.cerevo.com/en/
FlexTally https://flextally.cerevo.com/en/
RICOH R Development Kit https://liveshell.cerevo.com/en/360/

About Cerevo
Cerevo Inc. was founded in 2008 and is located in Tokyo, Japan with a branch office in Redmond, WA, USA. Cerevo is a small batch company focusing on making unique networked devices and connected solutions for both consumer and professional users based on its “Global Niche” concept. Cerevo’s products have been recognized globally and are sold in more than 80 countries.

Over 25 products have been released including, the LiveShell series – devices to enable live streaming on Ustream and YouTube Live using only a video camera, LiveWedge – a 4 input HDMI switcher with live streaming capabilities, Tipron – a smart robot projector for homes or businesses, and the XON series of smart sports products. For more information, please visit – http://cerevo.com


Press Contact:
Chitose Nii, Global Communications,
Cerevo Inc.
press-global@cerevo.com
https://www.instagram.com/cerevo_global/
https://www.facebook.com/CerevoGlobal
https://twitter.com/CerevoGlobal

Press Release/Alert:
https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/

Cerevo Online Store
http://gstore.cerevo.com/

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NAB Show 2018: Cerevo exhibits Class Leading Performance, PC-Less Live Streaming Solution https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/2018/04/05/2194/ Thu, 05 Apr 2018 00:21:50 +0000 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/?p=2194 5th Aprl, 2018 –

NAB Show:
Cerevo exhibits Class Leading, PC-Less Live Streaming Solution
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Showcasing industry-wide switcher compatibility for FlexTally

Cerevo, an Internet connected consumer electronics manufacturer based in Tokyo, Japan, will be exhibiting its PC-less live streaming solutions at NAB Show 2018 in Las Vegas, in the United States from 9th-12h April 2018. (Cerevo booth – Central Hall, C2946)

Cerevo’s complete show lineup will mainly focus on its latest wireless and wired tally lamp system, FlexTally and PC-less streaming solutions including, LiveShell X – a 1080/60p H.265 live video streaming device, LiveWedge – a 4 input switcher with live streaming capabilities, XON REC-1 with LOG-1 – a sports action camera with smart sensor technology that enables you to capture, record and analyze your traveling data in real-time, and Tipron – a transforming Internet connected smart projection home robot for homes and businesses.


Product Overview

FlexTally is a competitively priced and easy to set up tally lamp system for small & professional crews. Cerevo also makes available additional lamps for purchase separately for US$129.00.
We will showcase how FlexTally works smoothly with both Blackmagic Design’s ATEM video switcher and our LiveWedge Swicher by demonstrating a lamp swiching game at our booth. See further news on Blackmagic Design’s ATEM and FlexTally.

The standard package of FlexTally contains one station unit that connects to a video switcher and four lamp units that are to be attached to each camera. The Tally Lamp System can be used for recording or live streaming with multiple cameras. Using a tally lamp system, an indicator lamp called a “tally lamp” is set near the lens of each camera and the tally lamp will show which camera is active. https://flextally.cerevo.com/

FlexTally

LiveShell X
LiveShell X is the latest and most advanced model in Cerevo’s line of award-winning LiveShell devices. It supports live broadcast streaming without a PC through HDMI input encoding at up to 1080/60p in H.265 or H.264 and real time recording via microSD and multicasting with up to 3 simultaneous streams. LiveShell X provides stable, professional quality streaming. It also supports simultaneous multi-streaming and the ability to add subtitles and lower third graphics. It is available at the Official Cerevo Store and you can view more information on LiveShell X at – https://s.cerevo.com/x


LiveWedge
LiveWedge is the the award winning live streaming video switcher, mixer and recorder with 4x HDMI inputs. It also broadcasts live video simultaneously via the Internet. Easy user control is available via the free LiveWedge companion iOS/Android tablet app. It also supports PinP and chroma keying as well as all basic transitions such as wipe, fade, cut etc. For more information please see – http://livewedge.cerevo.com/

LiveShell PRO
LiveShell PRO is the mid-range live streaming device supporting analog inputs as well as HDMI. Video and audio is encoded in H.264 and AAC at 720p resolution and up to 10 Mbps bit rate. The replaceable, rechargeable battery allows you to broadcast from anywhere with an internet connection. http://shell.cerevo.com/

LiveShell 2
LiveShell 2 is the world’s most cost effective PC-less live streaming device. The successor to “LiveShell”, Cerevo’s highly regarded live streaming device that was first released in 2011. This model retains the compact and portable design of its predecessor while adding support for HD streaming. Live streaming is possible via wired LAN or Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac). The addition of 5GHz Wi-Fi support means stable streaming is possible even in bandwidth-congested areas. http://shell.cerevo.com/

Tipron

Tipron was developed based on the concept to turn all the walls, floors and ceilings in your home into displays, providing a new experience for visual media consumption and it is available at the Official Cerevo Store as well as Amazon. Tipron can automatically project an 80 inch HD screen from a distance of 3 meters. Its transforming function allows it to project at a variety of different heights and angles and contract to a compact size when not in use. Tipron will automatically adjust its height depending on its current operating mode, for example, Tipron can contract to a compact size when charging and moving, then expand to 80 cm when projecting images or video. Tipron comes with built-in speakers and supports a variety of audio of video playback functions. It has a HDCP compatible HDMI input to project video from PC’s, game consoles or video players, Tipron can also take advantage of wireless video streamers such as Chromecast to project internet videos. You can view more information on Tipron at – http://tipron.cerevo.com/

 

XON REC-1 and LOG-1
REC-1 is the newest member of Cerevo’s XON series of smart-sports devices. It is a full HD sports camera that is bundled with a small mountable 6-axis external sensor, LOG-1. Sensor data from LOG-1 can be overlaid onto REC-1’s 1080p60 video, creating a complete picture of your sports activity. For example, you can combine a first person video of your cycling or motor sports racing with acceleration, braking, turning and location data. You can view more information on REC-1 and LOG-1 here – http://rec1.cerevo.com/

The external sensor is also available separately as a single unit for US$89/€99 (Incl. VAT), and the bundle is available for US$299/€299 (Incl. VAT). Both packages are available at the Official Cerevo Store and on Amazon.com.

 


NAB Show 2018
Cerevo Booth Information:
Exhibition Period: 9th to 12th April 2018
Cerevo Booth: Central Hall, C2946
Open Exhibition Grounds map
Venue: Las Vegas Convention Center
Exhibits details: http://www.nabshow.com/show-floor/exhibits
About Cerevo
Cerevo Inc. was founded in 2008 and is located in Tokyo, Japan with a branch office in Redmond, WA, USA. Cerevo is a small batch company focusing on making unique networked devices and connected solutions for both consumer and professional users based on its “Global Niche” concept. Cerevo’s products have been recognized globally and are sold in more than 70 countries.

Over 25 products have been released including, the LiveShell series – devices to enable live streaming on Ustream and YouTube Live using only a video camera, LiveWedge – a 4 input HDMI switcher with live streaming capabilities, Tipron – a smart robot projector for homes or businesses, and the XON series of smart sports products. For more information, please visit – http://cerevo.com


Press Contact:
Chitose Nii, Global Communications,
Cerevo Inc.
press-global@cerevo.com
https://www.instagram.com/cerevo_global/
https://www.facebook.com/CerevoGlobal
https://twitter.com/CerevoGlobal

Press Release/Alert:
https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/

Cerevo Online Store
http://gstore.cerevo.com/

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Panasonic has acquired “Shiftall” a subsidiary of Cerevo with know-how on IoT product development https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/2018/04/02/2176/ Mon, 02 Apr 2018 06:03:48 +0000 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/?p=2176 Cerevo Inc.
Panasonic Corporation

2nd Aprl, 2018 –

Panasonic has acquired “Shiftall”
a subsidiary of Cerevo with know-how on IoT product development

Cerevo, an Internet connected consumer electronics manufacturer based in Tokyo, Japan and Panasonic Corporation have agreed that Panasonic will acquire Shiftall Inc, a subsidiary of Cerevo which has expertise in innovative IoT product development and manufacturing processes, and have completed the procedure as of today.

Panasonic established their Business Innovation Department last April and is building a new customer value process in line with the digital era, focusing on developing new products based on customer centric ideas and innovation. Panasonic will make the most of Shiftall’s expertise as a result of this acquisition.

Cerevo will continue manufacturing and selling existing products and also plan and develop new products. Furthermore, Cerevo will continue cultivating its efforts provide technology, resources and know-how for IoT consumer electronics to a wider range of customers. While developing, manufacturing and designing hardware products for its own brands, Cerevo will place a greater emphasis on joint development with partner companies and their manufacturing operations, and will work to enhance the business value of the partner companies.

日本語プレスリリースはこちら
A press release from Cerevo Inc. with slightely more details  here

About Cerevo
Cerevo Inc. (Consumer Electronic REVOlution) was founded in 2008 and is located in Tokyo, Japan with a branch office in Redmond, WA, USA. Cerevo is a small batch company focusing on making unique networked devices and connected solutions for both consumer and professional users based on its “Global Niche” concept. Cerevo’s products have been recognized globally and are sold in more than 70 countries.

Over 25 products have been released including, CEREVO CAM – a digital camera with internet connectivity, the LiveShell series – devices to enable live streaming on Ustream and YouTube Live using only a video camera, LiveWedge – a 4 input HDMI switcher with live streaming capabilities, Tipron – a smart robot projector for homes or businesses, and the XON series of smart sports products. For more information, please visit – http://cerevo.com

Press Contact:
Chitose Nii, Global Communications,
Cerevo Inc.
press-global@cerevo.com
https://www.instagram.com/cerevo_global/
https://www.facebook.com/CerevoGlobal
https://twitter.com/CerevoGlobal

Press Release/Alert:
https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/

Cerevo Online Store
http://gstore.cerevo.com/

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Cerevo Sells Subsidiary to Panasonic https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/2018/04/02/2173/ Mon, 02 Apr 2018 06:00:35 +0000 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/?p=2173 2nd Aprl, 2018 –

Cerevo Sells Subsidiary to Panasonic

Cerevo, an Internet connected consumer electronics manufacturer based in Tokyo, Japan announces today that it has established “Shiftall Inc.” as a subsidiary handing agile hardware production and sold all of the new subsidiaries’ shares to Panasonic Corporation.

As a result of talks between the two companies, Cerevo established a subsidiary to develop, manufacture and sell new hardware utilizing Cerevo’s existing development and manufacturing know-how, and agreed that Panasonic will acquire all of its shares. Takuma Iwasa will be appointed as President, CEO of Shiftall Inc.

Kazumichi Aoki will take office as the new president of Cerevo Inc. Cerevo will continue manufacturing, selling and supporting existing products such as its PC-less live streaming “LiveShell” series of devices, its flagship smart toy products, “DOMINATOR” and “1/8 TACHIKOMA”, and also it will continue planning and developing new products.

Furthermore, Cerevo will continue cultivating its efforts provide technology, resources and know-how for IoT consumer electronics to a wider range of customers, including startup companies that will tackle developing and manufacturing hardware. Cerevo will also place a greater emphasis on joint development with partner companies and their manufacturing operations, and will work to enhance the business value of the partner companies.

Profile of Kazumichi Aoki, President, Cerevo Inc.
Born in 1974. Kazumichi Aoki worked for a major heavy industry manufacturer, engaging in the development of HVAC (Industrial Refrigeration Equipment and Large Scale Air Conditioning Systems), then from 2008 working independently handling hardware manufacturing support. In 2015 he moved to the hardware / start-up support hub “DMM.make AKIBA” and worked on agriculture IoT, as well as supporting contract development at “DMM.make AKIBA”.
He also participated as a hardware product manager for the launch of a Sharing Economy Startup, which was developed at “DMM.make AKIBA” in 2016. He began his current position from April 2018.

About Shiftall Inc.
Company Name: Shiftall Inc.
Date of establishment: 13th February, 2018
President, CEO: Takuma Iwasa
URL: https://shiftall.net

日本語プレスリリースはこちら
A joint press release both from Panasonic Corporation and Cerevo Inc.  here

About Cerevo
Cerevo Inc. (Consumer Electronic REVOlution) was founded in 2008 and is located in Tokyo, Japan with a branch office in Redmond, WA, USA. Cerevo is a small batch company focusing on making unique networked devices and connected solutions for both consumer and professional users based on its “Global Niche” concept. Cerevo’s products have been recognized globally and are sold in more than 70ountries.

Over 25 products have been released including, CEREVO CAM – a digital camera with internet connectivity, the LiveShell series – devices to enable live streaming on Ustream and YouTube Live using only a video camera, LiveWedge – a 4 input HDMI switcher with live streaming capabilities, Tipron – a smart robot projector for homes or businesses, and the XON series of smart sports products. For more information, please visit – http://cerevo.com

Press Contact:
Chitose Nii, Global Communications,
Cerevo Inc.
press-global@cerevo.com
https://www.instagram.com/cerevo_global/
https://www.facebook.com/CerevoGlobal
https://twitter.com/CerevoGlobal

Press Release/Alert:
https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/

Cerevo Online Store
http://gstore.cerevo.com/

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“FlexTally” and ATEM video switcher display available at Blackmagic Design’s Showroom in Tokyo https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/2018/03/15/2154/ Thu, 15 Mar 2018 08:33:45 +0000 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/?p=2154 15th March 2018 –

Cerevo, an Internet connected consumer electronics manufacturer based in Tokyo, Japan, is happy to announce that its FlexTally wired and wireless tally lamp system is now being displayed and demonstrated with Blackmagic Design’s ATEM live video switcher at Blackmagic Design’s showroom in Tokyo.
Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd.

Blackmagic Design Showroom Display

 

FlexTally Product Page

Blackmagic Design is one of the world’s leading manufacturers who is known for its affordable high-end video editing workstations, and its ATEM Television Studio series and ATEM Production studio 4K series of video switchers are fully compatible with FlexTally.

The showroom is located in Blackmagic Design’s Japan office, and is open for customers to visit. An advance reservation is required when visiting the showroom. Please feel free to contact the office prior to your visit.

FlexTally Display at Blackmagic Desgin Showroom
Blackmagic Design Pty. Ltd.
4-7-2, Komaba, Meguro-ku,
Tokyo Japan 153-0041
Tel:+81 3 5465 2101
https://www.blackmagicdesign.com

About Cerevo
Cerevo Inc. (Consumer Electronic REVOlution) was founded in 2008 and is located in Tokyo, Japan with a branch office in Redmond, WA, USA. Cerevo is a small batch company focusing on making unique networked devices and connected solutions for both consumer and professional users based on its “Global Niche” concept. Cerevo’s products have been recognized globally and are sold in more than 70 countries.

Over 25 products have been released including, CEREVO CAM – a digital camera with internet connectivity, the LiveShell series – devices to enable live streaming on Ustream and YouTube Live using only a video camera, LiveWedge – a 4 input HDMI switcher with live streaming capabilities, Tipron – a smart robot projector for homes or businesses, and the XON series of smart sports products. For more information, please visit – http://cerevo.com


Press Contact
Cerevo Inc.
press-global@cerevo.com
https://www.facebook.com/CerevoGlobal
https://twitter.com/CerevoGlobal
https://www.instagram.com/cerevo_global/


Support Contact:

support-global@cerevo.com

Cerevo Online Store
http://gstore.cerevo.com/

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Update available for 1/8 TACHIKOMA adding new features with “Voice Collection” and “Synchronization” https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/2018/03/01/2141/ Thu, 01 Mar 2018 03:44:01 +0000 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/?p=2141 1st March 2018 –

Update available for 1/8 TACHIKOMA adding new features with “Voice Collection” and “Synchronization”

Cerevo today released updated firmware Rev.1.3.0 for “TACHIKOMA 1/8 scale Moving, Talking and Synchronizing” which contains new “Voice Collection” and “Synchronization” screen features.
These features are available in the application (iOS/Android) for no additional charge with the Rev.1.3.0 firmware. For how to update the firmware, see here. 1/8 TACHIKOMA can be purchased at the Official Cerevo Store and Amazon.com.

© 2002 Shirow Masamune ・ Production I.G/KODANSHA © Cerevo Inc.

© 2002 Shirow Masamune ・ Production I.G/KODANSHA © Cerevo Inc.

1/8 TACHIKOMA
https://tachikoma.cerevo.com

With the voice collection feature, you can select and play the dialog spoken during your past conversations with Tachikoma. Use the application to listen to more than 600 phrases recorded by the original TV series V.O. actress Sakiko Tamagawa*1.

*1 Dialog related to system functions such as initial settings and internet connection, errors, etc. are not available from the voice collection feature.

Cerevo has also updated the “Synchronization” feature which allows 1/8 Tachikoma to share their learned data with each other. It is now possible to check the amount of information synchronized by all 1/8 Tachikoma from the application.

Firmware Update release notes : https://tachikoma.cerevo.com/en/docs/updates/
[iOS app][Android app]

    • Added “Voice Collection” screen. You can now listen to the lines spoken during your past conversations with Tachikoma.
    • Tachikoma knowledge synchronization can now be viewed from the setting screen.
    • Fixed minor bugs.
*Please note that current language support for 1/8 Tachikoma is ONLY Japanese for output via the smartphone app or internal speaker. Tachikoma supports both Japanese and English input via the smartphone app or internal microphone.

1/8 TACHIKOMA
A selection of high resolution images can be found at the link below.
https://s3-ap-northeast-1.amazonaws.com/cerevo-share/171016_image_tachikoma.zip

TACHIKOMA app screenshots (Voice collection/Synchronizaation)
https://s3-ap-northeast-1.amazonaws.com/cerevo-share/171102_imageEN_tachikoma_alarm.zip

1/8 TACHIKOMA
News Release | Product page | Online manual

About Cerevo
Cerevo Inc. (Consumer Electronic REVOlution) was founded in 2008 and is located in Tokyo, Japan with a branch office in Redmond, WA, USA. Cerevo is a small batch company focusing on making unique networked devices and connected solutions for both consumer and professional users based on its “Global Niche” concept. Cerevo’s products have been recognized globally and are sold in more than 70 countries.

Over 25 products have been released including, CEREVO CAM – a digital camera with internet connectivity, the LiveShell series – devices to enable live streaming on Ustream and YouTube Live using only a video camera, LiveWedge – a 4 input HDMI switcher with live streaming capabilities, Tipron – a smart robot projector for homes or businesses, and the XON series of smart sports products. For more information, please visit – http://cerevo.com


Press Contact
Cerevo Inc.
press-global@cerevo.com
https://www.facebook.com/CerevoGlobal
https://twitter.com/CerevoGlobal
https://www.instagram.com/cerevo_global/


Support Contact:

support-global@cerevo.com

Cerevo Online Store
http://gstore.cerevo.com/

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ISE 2018: Exhibiting comprehensive live streaming solutions and a sports camera and activity sensor https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/2018/01/29/2087/ Mon, 29 Jan 2018 07:52:07 +0000 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/?p=2087  

29th January, 2018 –

Cerevo at ISE 2018
Exhibiting comprehensive live streaming solutions including the LiveShell series and FlexTally
as well as the REC-1 and LOG-1 sports camera and activity sensor

Cerevo, an Internet connected consumer electronics manufacturer based in Tokyo, Japan, will be exhibiting its latest devices at Integrated Systems Europe (ISE) 2018 at RAI Amsterdam in the Netherlands from 6th-9th February 2018.

The lineup will focus on Cerevo’s live streaming products including FlexTally – a wireless tally lamp system, LiveShell X – a 1080/60p H.265 live video streaming device, LiveWedge – a 4 input HDMI switcher with live streaming capabilities, as well as REC-1 and LOG-1 – a sports action camera with smart sensor technology and Tipron – a transforming, Internet connected projection robot for homes and businesses.


Product Overview

FlexTally
FlexTally is a tally lamp system designed for easy operability and is available at a price range that means even small studios or streaming sites can look to add it to their multi-camera set-ups. FlexTally can be used via either wireless or wired connections for added convenience and its built-in battery allows for portability and use in remote shooting locations.

If you use FlexTally in combination with Cerevo’s live streaming video switcher LiveWedge, no advanced setup is required and users can easily complete installation without special knowledge of video equipment or network connections. The station unit can be connected to LiveWedge by simply connecting to the same Ethernet network as LiveWedge. It is also possible to connect directly to LiveWedge without going through a router. In addition, FlexTally is compatible with other brands’ switchers such as Blackmagic Design’s ATEM series, NewTek’s TriCaster series as well as other switchers that support GPIO-capable connections. You can view more information on FlexTally at – https://flextally.cerevo.com/

LiveShell X
LiveShell X is the latest and most advanced model in Cerevo’s line of award-winning LiveShell devices. The innovative device supports live broadcast streaming with HDMI input encoding at up to 1080/60p in H.265 or H.264 and recording to a microSD card without a PC. LiveShell X provides stable, professional quality streaming. It also supports simultaneous multi-streaming and the ability to add subtitles and lower third graphics. You can view more information on LiveShell X at – https://liveshell.cerevo.com/en/x/

LiveWedge
LiveWedge is a 1080/60p video switcher/mixer with 4x HDMI inputs and the ability to broadcast live video simultaneously via the Internet. It can be controlled with an iOS or Android tablet via the user friendly control app. Video PinP and chroma key composition are supported as well as standard wipe, fade and cut transitions. You can view more information on LiveWedge at – https://livewedge.cerevo.com/en/


Taclim Shoes and Taclim Module
Taclim, the VR haptic feedback system for human limbs that further immerses you in VR worlds creating touch sensations and functions as a controller.

Taclim Shoes (*No display at the stand)
The world’s first VR shoes, “Taclim Shoes” give haptic feedback to your feet in VR via tactile motors. They transmit foot movement instantaneously through the built-in accelerometers and gyroscope sensors, and also via attachable sensors such as the Vive Tracker.

Taclim Module (*Being displayed at the stand)
A haptic feedback device “Taclim Module” with a built-in tactile device creates touch sensations and functions as a controller. Makes it easy to develop a dedicated VR controller that can generate tactile feedback tailored to specific content. You can view more information on Taclim at – https://taclim.cerevo.com/

XON REC-1 and LOG-1
REC-1 is a sports camera and the newest member of Cerevo’s XON series of smart sports devices. REC-1 will be bundled with LOG-1, a mountable 6-axis companion sensor for REC-1. Sensor data from LOG-1 can be overlaid onto REC-1’s 1080p60 video, creating a complete picture of your sports activity. For example, you can combine a first person video of your cycling or motor sports racing with acceleration, braking, turning and location data. You can view more information on REC-1 and LOG-1 at  – https://xon.cerevo.com/en/rec-1/



Tipron
Tipron was developed based on the concept to turn all the walls, floors and ceilings in your home into displays, providing a new experience for visual media consumption and it is available at the Official Cerevo Store as well as Amazon.de for €2,499.

Tipron can automatically project an 80 inch HD screen from a distance of 3 meters. Its transforming function allows it to project at a variety of different heights and angles and contract to a compact size when not in use. Tipron will automatically adjust its height depending on its current operating mode, for example, Tipron can contract to a compact size when charging and moving, then expand to 80 cm when projecting images or video. Tipron is operated via its dedicated smartphone app. You can specify the location, time and projection content, then Tipron will automatically move to the specified place and project information to the specified wall, floor, ceiling or other places at set times of the day.

Tipron comes with built-in speakers and supports a variety of audio of video playback functions. It has a HDCP compatible HDMI input to project video from PC’s, game consoles or video players, Tipron can also take advantage of wireless video streamers such as Chromecast to project internet videos. You can view more information on Tipron at – http://tipron.cerevo.com/

Exhibition Information
Event Name: ISE 2018
Exhibition Period: 6th to 9th February 2018
Cerevo Booth#: Hall 13-F110
Venue:
RAI Amsterdam
Europaplein 2-22
1078 GZ Amsterdam
The Netherlands
Show details: https://www.iseurope.org/

About Cerevo
Cerevo Inc. was founded in 2008. Cerevo is a small batch company focusing on making unique networked devices and connected solutions for both consumer and professional users based on its “Global Niche” concept. Cerevo’s products have been recognized globally and are sold in more than 70 countries.

Over 25 products have been released including, the LiveShell series – devices to enable live streaming on Ustream and YouTube Live using only a video camera, LiveWedge – a 4 input video switcher with live streaming capabilities, Tipron – a smart robot projector for homes or businesses, DOMINATOR and 1/8 TACHIKOMA – the smart toy (S2R) series, and the XON series of smart sports products.For more information, please visit – http://cerevo.com

Official Cerevo Store:
http://gstore.cerevo.com/

Press Contact
Cerevo Inc.
Chitose Nii, Global Communications
press-global@cerevo.com
https://www.instagram.com/cerevo_global/
https://www.facebook.com/CerevoGlobal
https://twitter.com/CerevoGlobal

Press Releases/News:
https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/

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Cerevo Exhibiting TACHIKOMA and Tipron at Japan Expo Thailand 2018 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/2018/01/17/2061/ Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:23:00 +0000 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/?p=2061 17th January, 2018 –

Cerevo Exhibiting TACHIKOMA and Tipron at Japan Expo Thailand 2018

Cerevo, an Internet connected consumer electronics manufacturer based in Tokyo, Japan, will be demonstrating its robotics products featuring “Moving, Talking and Synchronizing 1/8 scale TACHIKOMA” – a smart toy replica of the AI robotic weapons platform that appears in the animation “Ghost in the Shell”, and “Tipron” – the Transforming, Internet Connected Projection Robot at the biggest all Japan event in Asia, Japan Expo Thailand 2018

Japan Expo Thailand 2018 is a platform to promote Japan to the Thai market, with a goal to ensure Japan is positioned to encourage borderless trade of unique food, culture, business, fashion, tourism and entertainment with Thailand. At the same time Japan’s Cabinet Office will also run a series of “Cool Japan” stage events demonstrating Japanese charm and personality as well as cutting-edge technologies and services.

Cerevo Booth Information:
Japan Expo Thailand ( http://japanexpothailand.com/ )
Exhibition Period: (Fri.) 26th to (Sun.) 28th January 2018
Venue: Central World, Bangkok
999/99 Rama 1 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
Map http://japanexpothailand.com/map/


Product Overview

Tipron

Tipron was developed based on the concept to turn all the walls, floors and ceilings in your home into displays, providing a new experience for visual media consumption and it is available internationally at the Official Cerevo Store as well as Amazon.
Tipron is a home robot that can automatically project an 80 inch screen from a distance of 9.8 ft (3m). He can move around your home by himself and project content such as movies, pictures and web pages on a wall, floor or ceiling. You can preset him to project when, where and what type of content you’d like to enjoy.
Tipron comes with built-in speakers and supports a variety of audio of video playback functions. It has a HDCP compatible HDMI input to project video from PC’s, game consoles or video players, Tipron can also take advantage of wireless video streamers such as Chromecast to project internet videos. You can view more information on Tipron at –
http://tipron.cerevo.com/

 

TACHIKOMA
“Moving, Talking and Synchronizing 1/8 scale TACHIKOMA”  https://tachikoma.cerevo.com

TACHIKOMA is fully mobile and can move around by it’s own robotic feet and wheels. Users can converse with it using the companion cloud-linked smartphone app. TACHIKOMA is a product developed by Cerevo and it is the first Ghost in the Shell product*1, with the perspective of the world of 攻殻機動隊 (Ghost in the Shell) S.A.C. that realizes electric mobility of each joint, pod, manipulator, and wheel. It features a speech recognition function that allows users to talk to TACHIKOMA in natural language, reproduces the “synchronization” ability between all other TACHIKOMA(s) and has a running function controlled via smartphone and you can watch its running at Japan Expo Cerevo booth.
TACHIKOMA is available internationally at the Official Cerevo Store as well as Amazon.com for US$1,799.00 (SPECIAL EDITION US$ 1,999.00)
The external sensor is also available separately as a single unit for US$89/€99 (Incl.VAT), and the bundle is available for US$299/€299 (Incl.VAT). Both packages are available at the Official Cerevo Store and on Amazon.com.

© Shirow Masamune ・ Production I.G/KODANSHA © Cerevo Inc.

© Shirow Masamune ・ Production I.G/KODANSHA © Cerevo Inc.

About Cerevo
Cerevo Inc. was founded in 2008. Cerevo is a small batch company focusing on making unique networked devices and connected solutions for both consumer and professional users based on its “Global Niche” concept. Cerevo’s products have been recognized globally and are sold in more than 65 countries.

Over 25 products have been released including, the LiveShell series – devices to enable live streaming on Ustream and YouTube Live using only a video camera, LiveWedge – a 4 input video switcher with live streaming capabilities, Tipron – a smart robot projector for homes or businesses, DOMINATOR and 1/8 TACHIKOMA – the smart toy (S2R) series, and the XON series of smart sports products.For more information, please visit – http://cerevo.com


Press Contact

Cerevo Inc.
press-global@cerevo.com
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https://www.instagram.com/cerevo_global/

Cerevo Online Store
http://gstore.cerevo.com

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“Taclim” Upgraded and Redesigned – Haptically Realize VR Worlds with Your Whole Body https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/2018/01/09/2027/ Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:14:37 +0000 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/?p=2027 8th January, 2018 –

“Taclim” Upgraded and Redesigned –
Haptically Realize VR Worlds with Your Whole Body

-Now bundled with a development kit to easily create original VR controllers -

Cerevo Inc., an Internet connected consumer electronics manufacturer headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, announces an upgraded and redesigned Taclim, with a concept focusing on haptic experiences.

Taclim, the world’s first VR shoes and gloves with built-in tactile devices for haptic feedback, was unveiled at last year’s CES. A new almost-final prototype will be exhibited at CES 2018 which runs from 9th to 12nd January 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. The new Taclim is scheduled to be available for purchase in mid 2018.

Taclim
https://taclim.cerevo.com/

Taclim is a set of VR shoes and a customizable module capable of detecting user movements as input and translating in-VR action to real world haptic output, adding a new dimension to existing VR spaces which are mainly focused on visual and aural experiences. Cerevo has skillfully developed customized tactile devices enabling haptic feedback for the user’s hands and feet according to images and sounds in a VR space, allowing users to become more engrossed in the action. The built-in tactile devices can freely change the strength of feedback, so a sense of stepping on different ground in a VR space such as desert, grassland, water and more can be achieved with Taclim.

While Cerevo announced this product at CES in January 2017, because of continuous development throughout the year as well as findings gained and feedback received from many industry stakeholders and public audiences, Cerevo has made major improvements to the product and focused on a new concept for Taclim heading towards its release in mid 2018.
Since the time of the product announcement last year, the VR glove part has been modularized as the “Taclim Module” allowing it to be integrated or attached to other products.

Taclim Module is a feedback module with built-in Wi-Fi, a 9-axis sensor and tactile motors. The Taclim Module can be integrated into other hardware making it easy to develop a dedicated VR controller that can generate tactile feedback tailored to specific content. Using Taclim Module, device manufacturers can easily produce new VR controllers utilizing tactile feedback and develop VR content beyond what is possible when using existing controllers.

The Taclim Module is divided into a communication unit equipped with an acceleration sensor and a tactile unit, it is also possible to use multiple units together. In addition to having a Taclim Module in each hand, attaching it to a waist, back, weapons, armor, tools, etc., you can greatly enhance tactile feedback sensations over a players’ whole body.

The communication unit and the tactile unit are connected by a cable, and you can extend the length of the cable by replacing it with a commercially available extension cable. In addition, GPIO terminals are available for connection with external sensors, making it possible to use Taclim by utilizing information acquired from GPIO compatible switches and sensors.

For example, in addition to the original specification of reproducing tactile sensations when holding Taclim Module in your hand, by attaching the Module’s tactile unit to a steering wheel attachment, the feedback of the road surface and engine vibration when driving can be felt, or by attaching it to a gun type attachment you can reproduce the recoil effect of firing a gun. In addition, with GPIO you can expand the world of haptic feedback, such as enabling vibration and recoil according to the timing of pulling a gun trigger.

The VR shoes have also been significantly redesigned, and a physical foot switch has been mounted on the back of the foot. By combining with the existing 9-axis sensors, the accuracy of walking has been greatly improved. Parts of the heel can be exchanged, and by attaching a third-party tracker such as HTC’s “VIVE Tracker”, a room scale VR space can utilize actual movement.

Cerevo adopted the customized tactile devices inside Taclim in collaboration with Nidec Seimitsu Corp. By installing tactile devices on the instep part in addition to the sole of the shoe, the shoe part reproduces not only the feel of touch when walking but also the feeling on the instep of the foot when kicking an object.

The development environment for Taclim is provided as a Unity plug-in, allowing developers to freely develop content using Taclim as an input/output device. You can also create your own tactile data by defining basic haptic feedback as sample data, or by importing files in WAV format. In addition to being able to freely create tactile data with sound editing software, Cerevo also offers a dedicated software application for creating tactile data.
At CES 2018, Taclim’s redesigned final prototype and a gun type controller with Taclim Module built-in will be displayed. You can experience tactile feedback of multiple weapons such as machine guns, flamethrowers, or laser guns with a single device.

Also, Cerevo will demonstrate an alpha version of a VR game “Taclim Block”, newly created for Taclim and developed by Synamon Inc. In the demo you can walk around the VR space freely and at the same time can feel the feedback that is transmitted through the tactile devices.

 

Specification

Taclim Shoes

Dimensions W300-360 x D100 x H140mm
Weight 950g
Sensors 9-axis sensor (acceleration, gyroscope, geomagnetism) / Pressure sensor / Walking detection sensor/ Tactile motor
Connectivity Wireless: Wi-Fi (5GHz/2.4GHz)Wired: Ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX)
Charging Time Approx. 3.5 hours
Operating Time Approx. 5 hours

Taclim Module

Communication unit Dimensions W58×D32×H60.5mm
Weight 150g
Sensors 9-axis sensor (acceleration, gyroscope, geomagnetism)
Connectivity Wireless: Wi-Fi (5GHz/2.4GHz)
Charging Time Approx. 3 hours
Operating Time Approx. 4 hours
Tactile unit Dimensions W27 x D22 x H39mm
Weight 25g
Sensors Tactile motor

 

* Subject to change during development

A selection of high resolution images can be found at the link below.
https://s3-ap-northeast-1.amazonaws.com/cerevo-share/180109_image_taclim.zip

Cerevo @CES 2018 Booth Information:
Exhibition Period: 9th to 12th January 2018
Booth: Sands Expo, Level 2, Halls A-D – 43307
Open Exhibition Grounds map
CES 2018 details: https://www.ces.tech/
Official Show Locations: https://www.ces.tech/Show-Floor/Locations

 

The news release in 2017 when Taclim was announced at CES 2017 (here)

日本語プレスリリースはこちら

About Synamon
Creative startup involved in the planning and development of products in the XR area, including VR.
Company: Synamon Inc.
CEO:         Wataru Takehi
URL:          http://synamon.jp

About Cerevo
Cerevo Inc. (Consumer Electronic REVOlution) was founded in 2008 and is located in Tokyo, Japan with a branch office in Redmond, WA, USA. Cerevo is a small batch company focusing on making unique networked devices and connected solutions for both consumer and professional users based on its “Global Niche” concept. Cerevo’s products have been recognized globally and are sold in more than 65 countries.

Over 25 products have been released including, CEREVO CAM – a digital camera with internet connectivity, the LiveShell series – devices to enable live streaming on Ustream and YouTube Live using only a video camera, LiveWedge – a 4 input HDMI switcher with live streaming capabilities, Tipron – a smart robot projector for homes or businesses, and the XON series of smart sports products. For more information, please visit – http://cerevo.com

Press Contact:
Chitose Nii, Global Communications,
Cerevo Inc.
press-global@cerevo.com
https://www.instagram.com/cerevo_global/
https://www.facebook.com/CerevoGlobal
https://twitter.com/CerevoGlobal

Press Release/Alert:
https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/

Cerevo Online Store
http://gstore.cerevo.com/

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Announcing “Qvie”- a Mobile, Cashless, Minimal Private Vending Box https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/2018/01/09/2000/ Mon, 08 Jan 2018 15:12:38 +0000 https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/?p=2000 8th January, 2018 (PST) –

Announcing “Qvie”- a Mobile, Cashless, Minimal Private Vending Box
– Owners need no power supply or dedicated internet connection to operate the box
Users can purchase products inside without cash  –

Cerevo Inc., an Internet connected consumer electronics manufacturer headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, announces “Qvie”, a minimal, connected, cashless private vending machine with 4G/3G connectivity. Owning Qvie allows you to instantly make your own shop and sell what you want, anywhere.

Cerevo has developed Qvie so an extra value and revenue can be added to the growing number of sharing economy businesses such as leasing or renting short-term lodgings, room sharing, car sharing and so on. Qvie’s prototypes will be exhibited at CES 2018 which runs from 9th to 12nd January 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada, United States and it is scheduled to be available for purchase in mid 2018.

Qvie
https://qvie.cerevo.com/

Qvie consists of an individually designed cargo unit where products will be stored and a head unit with an e-paper display which is for a payment settlement. When users and guests tap their mobile payment app on their smartphone, Qvie’s door automatically opens and users can take the products inside.

It requires no power supply nor complicated set up of a dedicated network connection thanks to its lithium-ion battery for both the cargo unit and head unit that operates the electric door, and its own 4G/3G connectivity. Qvie will run for 1 month on battery power alone once the battery is charged so owners do not have to worry about a power supply or network connection.

One head unit can manage multiple cargo units, so owners can create their own vending machines as they like according to available space and product type.

Qvie doesn’t require a shopkeeper to be present to take payments. Currently Qvie supports mobile payment services using QR codes, as well as other major mobile payment services which don’t require a QR code. Users can purchase products inside Qvie as long as they are using an eligible mobile payment service and don’t need a service subscription. Qvie owners can manage information such as the number, duration, and frequency of door openings, when products were sold, how many were sold, and so on., through their smartphone in real-time, so quick stock replenishment is possible (*)

For example, a Qvie owner can place it in their Airbnb rooms as a value-added service for their guests. In the cargo space you can sell things that guests want to get quickly in daily life wherever they are, snacks, beverages, T-shirts, mobile chargers, etc., can all easily fit inside and be safely stored. The owner’s setup is quick and simple, just enter the price and detailed information of the products inside Qvie via the dedicated website control panel, the door of the cargo unit will lock and then be ready to accept sales.

Qvie was developed by combining ideas and technology innovation to lower operational hurdles such as payment in cash, physical product delivery and inventory that are associated with existing C2C business such as the sharing economy (Airbnb and others), traditional flea markets and local tourist specialties. Cerevo aims to contribute to C2C business expansion with Qvie.

.(*) The monthly fee/cost structure has not been decided as the product is still in development.

Specifications*Subject to change during development.

Dimensions Head Unit 44×45×150mm (W×D×H)
Cargo Unit 146×383×210mm (W×D×H *Excluding the stand)

159×383×305mm (W×D×H *Including the stand)

Weight Head Unit TBD
Cargo Unit TBD
Wireless Connectivity 3G/4G
Payment Method QR Code, NFC
Battery Operating Time Approx. 1 Month
Application OS Compatibility iOS/Android

A selection of high resolution images can be found at the link below.
https://s3-ap-northeast-1.amazonaws.com/cerevo-share/180109_image_qvie.zip

Cerevo @CES 2018 Booth Information:
Exhibition Period: 9th to 12th January 2018
Booth: Sands Expo, Level 2, Halls A-D – 43307
Open Exhibition Grounds map
CES 2018 details: https://www.ces.tech/
Official Show Locations: https://www.ces.tech/Show-Floor/Locations

日本語プレスリリースはこちら

About Cerevo
Cerevo Inc. (Consumer Electronic REVOlution) was founded in 2008 and is located in Tokyo, Japan with a branch office in Redmond, WA, USA. Cerevo is a small batch company focusing on making unique networked devices and connected solutions for both consumer and professional users based on its “Global Niche” concept. Cerevo’s products have been recognized globally and are sold in more than 65 countries.

Over 25 products have been released including, CEREVO CAM – a digital camera with internet connectivity, the LiveShell series – devices to enable live streaming on Ustream and YouTube Live using only a video camera, LiveWedge – a 4 input HDMI switcher with live streaming capabilities, Tipron – a smart robot projector for homes or businesses, and the XON series of smart sports products. For more information, please visit – http://cerevo.com

Press Contact:
Chitose Nii, Global Communications,
Cerevo Inc.
press-global@cerevo.com
https://www.instagram.com/cerevo_global/
https://www.facebook.com/CerevoGlobal
https://twitter.com/CerevoGlobal

Press Release/Alert:
https://info-en-blog.cerevo.com/

Cerevo Online Store
http://gstore.cerevo.com/

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