Augmented reality may still be seen as limited to smartphones but Japanese phone company DoCoMo has been doing a little experimenting with the technology and has found a way to port it into everyday glasses.
Video conferencing may have enhanced the workplace for the better, offering face-to-face communications on a global level but the whole thing hasn't ever been, well, sexy.
Sony has not had the best time with the Walkman brand since the dawn of the MP3, given that the company has had to play second fiddle - like everyone else - to Apple and the iPod.
Fujitsu used CEATEC 2011 to show off one of the more intriguing future technologies that we have seen.
Sony has decided to gives its Vaio S laptop a glasses-free 3D display but not in the conventional way.
Given that Japan is one of the most health-conscious nations in the world, it was no surprise that this year's CEATEC had a number of health-monitoring devices on show.
Japanese phone company KDDI showed off its latest audio technology at CEATEC 2011, demoing a mobile phone that works without a speaker.
The world's fastest supercomputer, the Fujitsu K, was on show at CEATEC 2011, with Fujitsu giving it centre stage at the company's booth.
Intel's booth at CEATEC may have been a showcase of products already in the market, but it still had some fascinating concept kit - including an augmented reality clothing booth.