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Okinawa Shares Two Keys To Longevity

It is home to some of the longest living humans on earth, however, a fact that keeps customers interested in what is harvested and bottled in Japan's southernmost prefecture.  ...more


India: The Future King of Sovereign Solar?

Basking in sunshine for an average of 300 days every year, the Republic of India may be set to become the eventual champion of solar power producing nations. Experts have put the nation's theoretical solar electricity output from land sources alone at some 5,000 trillion kilowatt-hours annually, the largest sovereign potential in the world.

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HEALTH

Japanese Consumers 'High' on Cannabis Oil

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


TRAVEL

Japan Tourists Get Wi-Fi on the Fly

Travelers to Japan no longer need to sneak around like ninjas to capture the nearest, cheapest Wi-Fi...


HEALTH

Mini Air Sensors Get 'Smart'

Growing international sensitivity about air quality, combined with the potential of IoT (internet of...


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...


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...


MEDICAL TECH


Micro Lenses Help To Revolutionize Medical Exams

Feeling queasy about an upcoming colonoscopy exam?...


BUSINESS


Digital Cameras Adapt for Sports and Study

Digital camera technology continues to open up previously unexplored worlds for study and exploratio...


MEDICAL TECH


Doing a Number on Stress

While doctors generally agree that too much stress is bad for human health, others are busy putting ...


BUSINESS


The Rubik’s Cube of Pocket Projectors

Imagine if a Rubik’s Cube could be tasked to do something other than merely tease the mind....


LED TECH
New LEDs Lead Convenient Camping Wave

“There are still some campers out there who prefer to ‘rough it,' but convenience is addictive, and people want to take their gadgets with them.” -- Harrison Smiddy


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

ENTERTAINMENT
Going ‘Mini’ with 4K Video

“The Mokacam’s small size means taking it with you will no longer be a tough decision." -- Mokacam sales director Kimiko Chen


TRAVEL
IBARAKI - A Time Traveler's Journal

Ibaraki Prefectural Government

Visit Ibaraki

ROBOT TECH
Robot Assembly Kits: Training Tomorrow's Einsteins

“The mBot helps kids get accustomed to science and basic technology in a fun way." -- Alice Zhong

Shenzhen Maker Works Technology Co., Ltd.

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


HEALTH

Smart Mirror Makes for Fast Fashion Changes

Stuck over what to wear to a dinner party?


HEALTH

Smart Cup Turns Hydration into a Science

For most people, drinking is a simple act of swallowing liquid. For those you prefer to keep track of every drop they imbibe, the perfect tool is now here.


HEALTH

Panning for the Golden Complexion

If diamonds are a girl's best friend, then perhaps gold is the stuff of ladies' skin care.


HEALTH

Mini Air Sensors Get 'Smart'

Growing international sensitivity about air quality, combined with the potential of IoT (internet of things) technology has opened the door to an array of gadgets to satisfy fussy breathers everywhere.


HEALTH

'Oshibori' on the Rise: Reinventing the Hand Towel

Long appreciated as quintessentially ‘Japanese,’ the practice of distributing ‘oshibori’ (hand towels) at restaurants, hotels, and other service businesses is going increasingly global -- as well as floral.


HEALTH

Scaling up the Indoor Garden

Rising environmental consciousness and concern about food safety have been driving the trend toward indoor gardening over the past several years.


MOBILITY TECH
Sticky Cell Phones: End of the Line for the Selfie Stick?

“Nanosuction technology is no longer new, but it is improving. As the suction power increases there will be more and more applications, which should expand its portability and convenience.” -- Andy Tang


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


LED TECH
Waterproof LEDs Safe Enough for Fish

"Almost all the major farms in Japan have now switched over to LEDs in some form. The only unconquered area left is Hokkaido." -- Hitoshi Tatsuno.

Meton Co., Ltd.

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
English Skill Makes Philippines Global Outsourcing Target

“A lot of Japanese companies –- especially in IT –- are expanding internationally, and they need to have their user interfaces reworked into English, the international language." -- Monchito Ibrahim


LED TECH
Next Generation LED Tech Redefines Shopping

"As the tourism boom continues, store owners are coming around to the fact that they really need to stand out in order to attract customer attention. This will no doubt be a major point of concern leading up to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics.” -- Kiyoshi Takagi




DRONES

Training Japan's Aviators in War & Peace

From training fighter pilots to drone operators, Japan Aviation Academy (JAA) is moving to keep pace with the needs of the times.


DRONES

Taiwan Drones ‘Scan’ Japan for an Opening

Just as Chinese warplanes have been testing Japan in the skies over the South Pacific, it now looks like Taiwanese drones are getting set to test Japan, too – for an opportunity.


DRONES

Drone Control: Taking Pride in Zero Latency

Drone operators flying over long distances or through radio traffic know that clear signal reception can mean the difference between mission success and failure.


DRONES

Fixed-Wing Drones Own a Niche in Japan

While the advent of the Drone Age has seen the proliferation of multi-rotor machines of various sizes and shapes, 'old-style' fixed-wing drones are still in demand.


DRONES

Satellite Software 'Descends' to Drone Altitude

Once upon a time, terrestrial mapping software was so big, so bad, and so expensive that only governments with satellites and budgets footed by taxpayers could make use of it.


DRONES

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.



 
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