The operator of Tokyo Sky Tree on Tuesday explained how the world’s second-highest building will survive the strong earthquakes that regularly shake Japan when it opens to the public next month. The..
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Japanese company neurowear, the world’s foremost leader in brain-controlled fashion accessories, will release the consumer version of its brainwave-reading cat ear headband Necomimi later this month in Japan. Necomimi cat ears perk..
NEC video identification software instantly locates video clips within vast collections of video data
NEC announced today the availability of new video identification software that almost instantly locates video clips within vast collections of video data. This video identification software extracts a finger print (video signature)..
A new building at the campus of the Tokyo Institute of Technology is almost self-sufficient in power use. The walls and rooftop of the seven-story Environment and Energy Innovation Building in Meguro..
Kyocera, IHI Corporation and Mizuho Corporate Bank today announced that the three companies have reached a basic agreement to construct a 70-megawatt (MW) solar power plant in southern Japan and to further..
Three boxes of Star Wars toys were found left at a children’s welfare facility in Yokohama, Japan along with a letter asking that they be used for the sake of the children.According..
Osaka Gas, Aisin, Kyocera, Chofu and Toyota Announce Completion of a World-Class Efficiency residential-use solid oxide fuel cell co-generation system
Osaka Gas, Aisin Seiki, Kyocera, Chofu Seisakusho Co. and Toyota announced today that they have completed co-development of a residential-use solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) co-generation system. The new product -ENE-FARM Type..
Softbank to launch high-speed wireless Internet access service featuring speeds of up to 110 megabits per second
Japan’s third-largest mobile phone operator Softbank Mobile, will launch a new high-speed wireless Internet access service featuring speeds of up to 110 megabits per second in Japan. Softbank 4G service to be..
Television broadcaster Mmbi, a subsidiary of NTT Docomo will launch Japan’s first smartphone-only TV channel on April1.The channel called NOTTV will have much higher video and audio resolution than the current 1seg..