Japanese Startups with disruptive technological solutions

Barcelona would be surprised at new and unique 20 startups from various featured sectors:

Mobile app analytics/Smell digitizing sensor/Portable brain monitor/Earth observation microsatellite/Travel & hospitality chatbot/Heatstroke preventing sensor/Smart urine sensor/3D foot measuring/Protection and encryption data-in-use/Cost-effective  edge AI/Innovative TV recorder/Explainable lightweight AI/Automatic translation/Nature harmonizing IoT/Digital currency exchange/Coronavirus detection from SNS/AD fraud prevention/Democratization of  architecture/Fun living robotics — https://www5.jetro.go.jp/newsletter/iib/2020/4YFN/JAPANPAVILION.pdf

Out of them Paronym  was selected as the only one East Asian semi-finalist of 4YFN Awards with the technology allowing users of videos or photos to access the related information of marked images without searching the web.

JETRO, government-related organization, promotes mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. We offer promising startups opportunities to connect with innovation frontiers and explore links to potential partners. We aim to make winning startups in the global market and bring new value to the world.

The situation is unfortunate, but JETRO hopes to return Barcelona next year with cutting-edge solutions.

Speck Announces New Presidio Perfect-Clear Cases for Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra

Speck creates award-winning cases designed to make an impact—and take one. Since 2001, we’ve been making distinctive products for the world’s top smartphones, tablets and laptops. We seek to constantly increase the level of protection provided by our products without compromising on the slim design that Speck is so well known for. Our latest line of Presidio cases for the Samsung Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra includes a brand-new Presidio Perfect-Clear line, the most protective clear cases that we have ever designed.

The range compromises of Presidio Perfect-Clear, Perfect Clear with Impact Geometry and Perfect-Clear with Grips cases, as well as favourites Presidio Pro and Presidio Grip available in black. Designed to show off the phone’s beauty without compromising on clarity, the Presidio Perfect-Clear cases feature a new, innovative clear coating that guarantees protection against yellowing and discoloration for the lifetime of your device.

Presidio Perfect-Clear with Grips combines the best of both worlds: a clear case to show off the device, with the Speck signature grip design to make the case easier to hold to prevent drops before they happen. The no-slip grips on the back of the case now provide extra durable grip for texting and photography. Perfect-Clear with Impact Geometry includes a proprietary clear phone-cushioning rubber around the perimeter of the case to provide extreme impact protection you can see.

All Speck Presidio cases for the new Samsung Galaxy S20 series are engineered to withstand drops of up to 4 metres without adding bulk to the device. Each case features a raised bezel to protect the device screen from scratching and shattering and also includes Microban® antimicrobial protection to prevent bacterial growth, keeping your case cleaner, fresher, longer.

The Speck assortment for Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra is available at https://www.speckproducts.eu/

MYHIXEL: Device & App that Allows Men to Control their Ejaculation Up to 7x Longer

An astounding 31% of men between 18 and 56 years of age suffer from premature ejaculation, and 85% of these men prefer to keep quiet about their problem. This is according to a study carried out by the National Health and Social Life Survey (LNHES).

MYHIXEL is a revolutionary solution that combines a scientifically proven program via a mobile app and a therapeutic device designed specifically to help you learn to control your ejaculation. Developed in collaboration with the Murcian Sexology Institute, MYHIXEL is a proven, sexual therapy method that’ll help you last up to seven times longer in bed, based on clinical trials.   Tested in over 800 men, this method is completely natural and has no side effects. With MYHIXEL, you’ll be able to train yourself to last longer in bed from the comfort and privacy of your own home!

The anonymized MYHIXEL app lets you to follow a personalized ten-week self-learning program. It enables you to discover your body and teaches you to control the mental and physical aspects of your orgasm – giving you more control over your body.   In addition to the app, you’ll be using a state-of-the-art penile stimulator to help you actively train your body to last longer in bed.

Unlike most other solutions, MYHIXEL puts you in control of your orgasm – making sure that you’re not relying on anything else to help you combat PE!

MYHIXEL is a Spanish start-up company that began on kick starter and reached funding within 33 hours with over 500 units sold with the mission to improve the quality of male sex lives. We are pioneers in the development of a new, scientifically proven method that helps men and their partners to control and improve their sexual relations.

MYHIXEL’s team of sex therapists have dedicated the last five years of research to developing this pioneer methodology to control ejaculation, backed by successful clinical trials. In fact, the results of these studies have been presented in international sexual health congresses and have been welcomed by the scientific community.

The Journal of Sexual Medicine, an international medical journal, has published the last clinical study carried out with the MYHIXEL I device in which the participants managed to triple the duration of their sexual interactions.

To learn more about MYHIXEL and how it can help you, click here.


Heatstroke Watch : A new wearable bringing personal protection against heatstroke 

Biodata bank, a Japan based start-up, has decided to tackle the global heatstroke epidemic. Because of global warming, more people are suffering from heatstroke, an emergency and life-threatening situation when core body temperature goes beyond 40°C. Despite stronger policies, heat-stroke still tops the list of weather-related deaths for the last thirty years in Europe and in the USA.

Siding apart from the main stream prevention approach based on meteorological information and general recommendation Biodata bank is pushing to the market a smart band able to evaluate core body temperature changes and alert the users in case of a sudden and dangerous increase in temperature. At the heart of this innovation is a new  algorithm and patented temperature sensor.

With sales starting in Japan this year, Biodata bank is targeting the European market for its first International development. Its European subsidiary is incubated in station F in Paris, the world’s biggest incubator and is moving forward on the construction market, the silver economy market and the leisure market.

SUNNYBAG provides 154 Megawatt of clean solar-energy for smartphones worldwide – production increasing highly

Why not use renewable energy to charge your smartphone? Wouldn’t it be nice to make mobile technology eco-friendlier? SUNNYBAG offers solar chargers that are not only highly efficient and user-friendly, but also come as fashionable backpacks or ultra-light outdoor solar panels.

At SUNNYBAG, we believe that independent, eco-friendly and mobile energy supply is the future.  That’s why every SUNNYBAG product is equipped with the strongest solar cells on the market. Our cells have 22.4% efficiency and ensure that every end device is optimally supplied with solar energy.

To guarantee highest quality standards, SUNNYBAG tests and certifies every single solar panel before shipping. The certificate shows that the panel has achieved the specified performance and is enclosed with every product.

For your daily routines in the city center the Sunnybag ICONIC solar backpack has a solar panel directly integrated into the front of the backpack. The 7 Watt solar panel actually works as a major design element and gives this backpack its unique look/appearance. With a volume of 20 liters it not only carries and organizes all your stuff, it also charges your devices with solar energy on the go.

SUNNYBAG’s most recent development is called Sunnybag LEAF PRO. With 7.5 Watts power, this solar charger is the most powerful SUNNYBAG product ever and is also considered the world’s strongest flexible outdoor solar charger. It was designed for outdoor activities such as hiking, climbing, skiing or cycling – and it ticks all the boxes: ultra-light, thin and flexible, waterproof, scratch-resistant, and easy to attach to any backpack with the supplied fastening gear.

The Sunnybag LEAF PRO won the award in the category “Energy and Light” at the world’s biggest outdoor show, ISPO Munich in Germany.

Our mission is to support a modern and digital lifestyle by providing intelligent, mobile and eco-friendly energy supply using solar power. The concept is very simple: solar panels convert solar energy into electric energy. Mobile devices can be connected and charged via the USB port. In direct sunlight and with perfect alignment to the sun, smartphones can be fully charged in 2-3 hours, depending on the model. Just think about the endless possibilities of solar charging. From charging a powerbank while strolling through the city, to recharging your drone or GPS-device on a long hike, or charging your smartphone while chilling in the park – anything is possible with SUNNYBAG products. And the best part is – you get to enjoy an independent lifestyle and will never have to worry about empty batteries again.

MysteryVibe introduces smallest bullet vibrator

Since the launch of their flagship product, Crescendo, MysteryVibe has been invested in the sexual wellness industry not just to create category-defining pleasure products—but also to emphasize the importance of pleasure as it pertains to health. They invent award-winning vibrators that fuse cutting-edge technology with intimacy, to empower relationships, conversations, and individuals through pleasure. MysteryVibe also knows that no two bodies are the same, and curate a complete pleasure experience for people of all genders, sexualities, and abilities.

After achieving critical acclaim for their flagship product, Crescendo, MysteryVibe has miniaturized their technology into a highly compact form factor. The result: Poco, is the smartest bullet vibrator that offers a completely personalized sexual pleasure experience both in shape and vibration. The versatility and flexibility of exploration not found in any portable vibrator.

Through its small-but-mighty frame, Poco has endless options to give you the perfect personalized pleasure. With two mind-blowing motors, 16 intensity levels, and 8 pre-set patterns, Poco has features not seen before in the bullet / compact vibrator category. As part of MysteryVibe’s ongoing journey in the world of sexual health, Poco will help users access new forms of pleasure through targeted stimulation with a product that is easy to hold and simple to operate. Poco can also be shaped as a wearable, creating a hands-free experience for both solo and partner play.

ShowStoppers press event returns to GSMA MWC Barcelona 2020 for 13th year

AUSTIN, TX., USA – 5 Feb. 2020 – The 13th edition of ShowStoppers @ MWC Barcelona will again connect approximately 500 pre-qualified journalists to product launches, previews, hands-on demos and executive interviews by makers of mobile and wireless devices, developers of wireless and 5G services, entertainment content, VR/AR tools and apps and more.

ShowStoppers @ MWC Barcelona 2020, https://www.showstoppers.com, will take place Sunday, 23 February 2020, 15:00-18:00 (3:00-6:00 pm), at the Maritime Museum in Barcelona, Spain.

GSMA will convene the global mobile industry and adjacent sectors during the34th edition of MWC Barcelona from 28-30 February 2020 with events across Fira Gran Via, Fira Montjuïc and La Farga L’Hospitalet.

In addition, ShowStoppers® will be a Supporting Partner of MWC Barcelona 2020, https://www.mwcbarcelona.com. This partnership with GSMA — which organizes the world’s largest exhibition and conference for the mobile industry – builds on the annual invitation-only press event that ShowStoppers produces in Barcelona for the mobile and tech industries.

About ShowStoppers

Now in its 25th year, ShowStoppers is the global leader in producing press and business events spanning the U.S., Europe and Asia. Each event organizes product launches, sneak previews and demonstrations for selected journalists, bloggers, industry and financial analysts, venture capitalists and business executives. Industry leaders, innovators and startups exhibit to generate news coverage and product reviews, make new connections, promote their brand and open new markets.

ShowStoppers produces official press events at CES, CE Week, IFA and NAB; partners with CEATEC; and produces events during CES and other tradeshows.

To sign up to meet the press at ShowStoppers press events around the world, contact Dave Leon, +1 845 638 3527; or Lauren Merel, +1 908-692-6068, or Jennifer Hall, +44 7923378991.