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This article was published on May 11, 2013

    A tour of some of Japan’s coolest tech innovations, by Dentsu’s Kei Shimada

    A tour of some of Japan’s coolest tech innovations, by Dentsu’s Kei Shimada
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    Think Japan’s not quite as innovative as it used to be? Kei Shimada, director of business development at advertising and PR firm Dentsu disagrees. At The Next Web Conference Europe 2013, he took to the stage to talk us through some of the innovations being worked on by his team and others in the land of the rising sun.

    From vending machines that offer personalized recommendations, to a brainwave-powered music recommendation app, there’s a lot to be excited about in Japan. Let Shimada guide you through it all by watching the video of his talk. And don’t miss our video interview with him, too.

    Catch up with all our coverage of The Next Web Conference Europe 2013.