The Financial Times has taken an interest in Japanese robotics and produced an interesting video highlighting recent developments. In particular, it examines the line that divides the socially ...
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Last week we wrote about Rakuten's new drone delivery service for golf courses. And now comes another great example of how people in Japan are showing us what drones can do. Hopefully the government ...
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We've been closely following the development of consumer virtual reality in Japan. This year alone we have already seen a great crossover of digital and analog technology with the Mask of Anubis VR ...
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Japan continues to negotiate its evolving relationship with drones: fun consumer toys, provider of exciting new services, or dangerous tools for potential terrorists? For the upcoming G7 summit in ...
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To get and maintain the perfect visage, you don't need the cosmetic surgeon's knife. All you need is this unique mouthpiece.
Hitachi has announced a new humanoid robot EMIEW3, set for production in 2018. With a name inspired not by the similar-sounding bird but rather the word "excellent", EMIEW3 enhances the technology ...
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Namco opens VR Zone Project i Can on April 15th in Diver City Tokyo Plaza, Odaiba, as a virtual reality technology entertainment complex. It will run until mid-October, offering head-mounted ...
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What were the lyrics to that song? Know this in real time with the Lyric Speaker, which displays the lyrics to songs it plays through a neat interface in the speaker itself. The lyrics are ...
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Japanese homes are not the largest of places so any appliance that combines more than one function is going to be popular. Sharp's Plasmacluster Mosquito Catcher Air Purifier Katori Kuusei does ...
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Maker culture spaces, fab labs and hackerspaces have been springing up all over Tokyo in recent years, offering designers (both established professionals and aspiring amateurs) the chance to share ...
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Hakuhodo's latest in its series of HACKist creative lab prototypes is Pechat, a simple button-shaped device that "lets your stuffed animals chat". In essence, Pechat is a yellow button that ...
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INUPATHY is the world's first "dog mental visualizer", allowing owners and dogs to have a better communication by showing your pet's emotional state as a color on the light collar. It uses an ...
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If you want to see art in Tokyo, you can check out the city's near endless supply of events and spaces, such as the upcoming art fair to be held at Park Hotel Tokyo. Or you can go ...
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Kirin Ichiban's machine puts an ice cap on your beer and helps keep your beverage cooler for longer!
Do you work in a lazy office? Don't worry. Even office chairs can now self-park. Nissan has created the Intelligent Park Chair, inspired by its Intelligent Parking Assist system for ...
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Gatebox is a "hologram communication robot" that integrates with a smart home. Developed by Japan's Vinclu Inc and apparently the first of its kind, Gatebox can converse with you, turn on ...
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Moff is based in Tokyo but has its sights firmly on the global market. Its wearable smart toy Moff Band was released internationally after a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2014. Now it has ...
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