Cerevo’s first officially licensed smart toy DOMINATOR, from the hit anime PSYCHO-PASS, will be on display.
INDEX Trading & Investment (ITI), a UAE national company, a member of INDEX Holding, and in cooperation with Cerevo, an Internet connected consumer electronics developer and creator located in the Akihabara, Japan, are participating in the Middle East Film & Comic Con 2016, held in Dubai from 7-9 April 2016.
Cerevo is participating in MEFCC 2016 to showcase its first smart toy – DOMINATOR, a fully mechanized, transforming replica of the gun used in the Japanese hit anime PSYCHO-PASS. DOMINATOR is the world’s first smart toy to commercialize an electrically‐powered deformation mechanism. When connected to a smartphone, the DOMINATOR can capture and stream an image from its built-in camera to the companion smartphone app and overlay Crime Coefficient data on the target image.
Eng. Anas Al Madani, Vice – Chairman and Group CEO of INDEX Holding, commented about the participation saying: “We believe that Cerevo is launching its top notch tech products in the UAE due to the country’s approach towards development and the leadership’s vision to implement the latest technology and communication solutions. Cerevo is aware that the UAE’s leadership and start-up community provides a supportive environment for businesses and foreign investments, making Dubai an ideal platform to launch this fan-favorite item.”
From his side, Mr. Takuma Iwasa, CEO – Cerevo, said: “There is no doubt that Japanese culture is taking the world by storm. Today, Japan is an undisputed pop culture superpower. Millions of fans follow Japanese Manga and Anime shows. For those fans in the UAE, we are bringing them smart products to complement their experience of Japanese culture.”
DOMINATOR features over 100 different voice samples from the sensational Japanese voice actress Noriko Hidaka, who provides the Dominator voiceover for PSYCHO-PASS. DOMINATOR can automatically playback voiceovers depending on the situation, such as grasping the grip, detecting an authorized person and more. DOMINATOR has a built in speaker for voiceover and sound effects and can also playback sound via a connected smartphone’s speakers.
INDEX Trading & Investment (ITI) commenced its operations in 1983. ITI provides exclusive partnerships that allow their partners to make strategic and profitable investment in specific sectors, as well as bring business opportunities and returns to their partners.
DMM.com, the hub of Cerevo, is a Japan-based, one of the largest electronic commerce and Internet companies with a diversified group of businesses that includes online shopping and video-on-demand service. They have also launched Japan’s hi-tech Hardware Maker space called DMM.make AKIBA in the famous Akihabara district. DMM.make AKIBA offers its members a facility valued at US$ 5 million comprising 150 machines for hardware production such as 3D printers, CNC Machines, Chip Mounters, Testing devices for Hardware prototyping and platform for innovation and production knowhow.