Read more about rice cookers on Wikipedia. You can compare prices on Amazon. Also, there are a few manufacturers sites where you can gather more information including the Zojirushi rice cooker page, the Sanyo site and the Panasonic homepage. What amazes me is that Amazon offer lower prices than even manufacturer websites. Check it out yourself.
The Asia Rice Foundation is working to secure a prosperous future for Asia’s rice societies by supporting rice educational activities, cultural preservation, research, and advocacy movements.
Rice Industry Websites
RiceSelect is a research based company focused on high value organic and all natural products. Their philosophy is to embrace values which are essential to bringing you high quality rice and pasta products.
Jeff’s site Rice Cooker Fetish focuses on rice cooker recipes.