LG Innotek has developed world’s first rare earth free automotive dual- clutch transmission (DCT) motor. The motor marks an important breakthrough since it will ease concerns among automakers about their reliance on..
Mitsubishi Electric to deliver geostationary meteorological satellite Himawari-8 to Tanegashima Space Center
Mitsubishi Electric has completed work on the Himawari-8 satellite, the next-generation geostationary meteorological satellite based on a contract awarded by the Japan Meteorological Agency. Himawari-8, the successor to the Multi-functional Transport Satellite-2..
Casio announced today the latest additions to its BABY-G based on the concept of Tough, Cool. The new BA-110LP Leopard Series features a leopard print design. BA-110 has inherited many features from..
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries has developed a 2-megawatt (MW) 16-cylinder high-speed gas engine achieving one of the world’s highest power generation efficiency ratings in a high-speed gas engine. Through the adoption of technologies..
Chinese scientists Dr. Zheng Jiang and Bo Shi Jing from Beijing Institute of Nanoenergy and Nanosystems has jointly developed an implantable self-driven nanogenerator that can power a cardiac pacemaker with electricity generated..
Sony offers flame-retardant recycled plastic SORPLAS to various organizations outside the Sony Group
Sony today announced that from the beginning of October 2014, it will commence selling its flame-retardant recycled plastic, SORPLAS (Sustainable Oriented Recycled Plastic) outside the Sony Group, and will offer this product..
The Consumer Affairs Agency, Government of Japan has issued a warning to consumers to be careful when using topical coolant skin sprays after a number of cases in which people sustained serious..
Glory, a pioneer in the development and manufacture of money handling machines and systems has developed a new portable handy banknote reader QN-20 which reads and announces the denomination of Japanese banknotes..
Startup Ginger.io analyzes smartphone data to remotely predict when patients with mental illnesses are symptomatic
Behavioral health analytics startup Ginger.io sees smartphones as “automated diaries” containing valuable insight into the mental well-being of people with mental illnesses. Smartphones produce significant behavioral data — such as location, calling..
Japan Trust Technology launches world’s first active stylus pen with 1.9mm tip for iPhone / iPad / iPad mini
Japan Trust Technology today announced the launch of world’s first active stylus pen with 1.9mm tip for iPhone / iPad / iPad mini- Renaissance. The active stylus pen Renaissance with 1.9mm tip..
A wedding hall operator bought a bunch of around 30 Ruby Roman grapes grapes weighing some 800 grams for a record whopping Y550,000 ($5,400) on Saturday. The auction was held at Ishikawa..
Casio today released five models in the GA-400 series of G-SHOCK watches designed especially for today’s youth who appreciate personal style. These watches feature a face with LCD indicators, and hour and..
Sony UK Technology Centre (UKTEC), world-leading manufacturer of professional and broadcast camera systems, welcomed The Prince of Wales to the site as part of its 40th anniversary celebrations. As part of the..
For the first time, MIT neuroscientists have shown they can control muscle movement by applying optogenetics — a technique that allows scientists to control neurons’ electrical impulses with light — to the..