Fujitsu and NTT Docomo will research and trial technology for maximising 5G base station capacity in high density areas.
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.
Japanese phone company DoComo showed off some nifty new phone charging technology at CEATEC 2011, which can supercharge a mobile phone in minutes.
Makers of protective gadget covers should probably look away now if they want to avoid the shock of learning about Nissan's role in rendering all their products redundant.
We love the leftfield news that Japan seems to specialise in, so it was with joy unbounded that we unwrapped a gift of a news release detailing how NTT DoCoMo has come up with a phone made of leftover wood.
Giant Japanese mobile phone operator NTT DoCoMo is set to make a surprise move to bring its cutting-edge services overseas when it launches in the US some time next year.
Fans of all things wireless will be pleased to hear that the world's first 4G mobile phone network is on schedule to launch next year regardless of who backs it.
Many of us in the West have long been looking lustily at Japan's mobile phone e-cash systems with little hope of getting anything similar soon, so forgive us if it seems a little unfair to report an even more exciting development in m-commerce.