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Crowd Security Means Eyes in the Sky

Surveillance technology is getting a facelift in Japan, as the need to maintain security among large crowds gains importance. The issue is especially pertinent for Tokyo, which is set to host the 2020 Summer Olympics.  ...more


Help Wanted: Skilled Drone Pilots

Online and newspaper "Help Wanted" ads are likely to include a new kind of job listing in the near future: skilled drone pilots ready for immediate work on solar panel farms, fire stations, and even at old folks homes.  ...more


INDUSTRIAL USE

English Skill Makes Philippines Global Outsourcing Target

The Republic of the Philippines: doorway to the world? ...


ENTERTAINMENT

Somewhere between Earth and Mars Science Fiction Became Science Fact

The little boy screamed at the top of his lungs when Bill Nye, the Science Guy, said standup and spe...


HEALTH

Okinawa Shares Two Keys To Longevity

While praised for its natural beauty, the island of Okinawa has never enjoyed an abundance of materi...


HEALTH

Japanese Skin Cream is No Longer Horseplay

In many corners of the world, horses are petted, ridden, raced, and even eaten. At Kanagawa-based Di...


LED TECH


LEDs Rekindle Old World Warmth

LED lighting is fast becoming more than just the wave of the future; it is also helping to revive th...


LED TECH


Japan First to Hit LED Saturation Point?

Light emitting diode (LED) lighting technology has taken the world by storm in recent years, but now...


SAFETY TECH


New 4K Video Tech 'Sees' in the Dark

The capabilities of rapidly developing 4K video technology are turning night into day....


LED TECH


Decorative LEDs Titillate the Senses

A marriage of imaginative cell phone apps an a nifty LED design promises to turn the living room in...


ENERGY


Kawasaki Heavy Betting Big on Hydrogen

Is Japan on the road to becoming a hydrogen-producing superpower? ...


DRONES


Drones Over Tokyo? There’ll Be Nowhere to Hide

The next buzz among Tokyoites may not be the latest cell phone app or chic trend, but an overhead dr...


BUSINESS


Pocket Printing Has Never Been Easier

Leave it to your big brother to bring home the coolest thing on the block....


DRONES


Training Japan's Aviators in War & Peace

From training fighter pilots to drone operators, Japan Aviation Academy (JAA) is moving to keep pace...


ENTERTAINMENT
Join the Craft Beer Revolution!

“Beer making kits are designed to make the brewing process as simple as possible. With the Daufim, brewing beer at home doesn’t get much simpler.” -- Patty Huang


INDUSTRIAL USE
Miniaturization is Big Biz for Micro Tubes

“If you’ve ever found yourself in a hospital stuck with a catheter, or even receiving a routine vaccine, chances are good that our parts are inside the tip of the instrument." -- Kazuki Kuwahara


MEDICAL TECH
Portable Skin Exams are More than Skin Deep

“It’s an eye-opening experience for people who have never looked at their skin in such an intrusive way.” -- Shuichi Matsumura


DRONES
Fixed-Wing Drones Own a Niche in Japan

"There are clear advantages to a fixed wing design, including the long wing, which provides the lift necessary to keep the aircraft aloft for two to four hours at a time." –Dr. Ryu Miura

NICT

INDUSTRIAL USE
Liquid Screen Protector to the Rescue

“No smartphone screen is completely shatter-proof. But with glass made six times stronger, the likelihood of disastrous accidents is dramatically reduced.” -- Chief Creative Officer Michael Nielsen


MOBILITY TECH
Instant Shade for the Sedan

“The fact that car interiors can heat up so rapidly on even cool days was the main motivation behind the umbrella.” -- Mynew designer 'Blue' Zheng


HEALTH

Hydrogen for Health: the Next Fountain of Youth?

Japan is going crazy over hydrogen, and it’s not just for fueling futuristic cars.


HEALTH

Macrobiotic Enzymes: The ‘Guts’ of a Healthy Diet

While the traditional culinary art of fermentation has yielded a range of tasty, nutritious dishes from pickles to sauerkraut, the science of fermentation is showing some life-changing impacts on health.


HEALTH

Cutting Through the Haze Over Air Quality

Japan’s consumer electronics market is renowned as a tough nut to crack for foreign competitors, given the high quality of domestic products and cutthroat competition.


HEALTH

Okinawa Shares Two Keys To Longevity

While praised for its natural beauty, the island of Okinawa has never enjoyed an abundance of material assets.


HEALTH

Basil Seed Basics About Weight Loss

Seed-based weight-loss schemes are all the rage these days.


HEALTH

Japanese Consumers 'High' on Cannabis Oil

Despite living in a country with tough marijuana laws, Japanese consumers are getting 'high' on cannabis oil.


DRONES
Training Japan's Aviators in War & Peace

"The industry needs drone pilots, but it also needs training in basic safety. It’s critical that we do both." -- Koichi Mizuno

Japan Aviation Academy (JAA)

INDUSTRIAL USE
Vacuum Lifters Make Japan Debut

“Industrial vacuum lifters are not an ultra high-tech solution, but they are effective and efficient, and a pretty good fit for Japan, all things considered.” -- Shunichi Yanagisawa


MEDICAL TECH
Doing a Number on Stress

“It’s clear that we’re thinking ‘outside the box’ in trying to assess cardio-age. Making the technology work is not such a feat. For us, selling it will be the real trick.” -- Takashi Ishiguro, Ph.D.


INDUSTRIAL USE
'Alien' Robot Technology Set to Invade Earth

"Aliens captured an imaginative sense of what might be possible to create in the future." -- Akinori Takechi

Activelink

MOBILITY TECH
One Gadget Mount for Them All

The PICA-POD's tri-rail Picatinny design allows for slots milled into the structure to accommodate all Picatinny clamps. It can hold up to 5kg worth of gear.


MEDICAL TECH
Portable Skin Exams are More than Skin Deep

“It’s an eye-opening experience for people who have never looked at their skin in such an intrusive way.” -- Shuichi Matsumura




DRONES

Drones Over Tokyo? There’ll Be Nowhere to Hide

The next buzz among Tokyoites may not be the latest cell phone app or chic trend, but an overhead drone.


DRONES

Is Japan at Risk of Losing the Drone War?

Japan may be at serious risk of losing out in the international competition for the booming commercial drone market. The main reason? Archaic laws that restrict public use and hinder industrial development.


DRONES

Wall Walking Drones: The Indoor Inspectors

A Skywalker may have lived in a distant fictional galaxy a long time ago, but for drones on Earth today “wall walking” is just now coming into its own.


DRONES

Motion Sensors Go 'Mini' For Drone Use

Ambitious drone operators will soon be able to get their hands on high-tech goodies that only full-size aircraft pilots have been able to enjoy.


DRONES

New Drones are Taking Off -- Vertically and Horizontally

Drone pilots who lament the short flight time of multi-prop drones, and fixed wingers who dream of better hovering capability will both be able to rest easier soon, thanks to new designs that promise to reshape the market.


DRONES

Micro Drones: Tiny Toys Pack Cool Features

While aerial drones continue to increase in size and power for commercial use, toy drones aren't far behind.



 
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