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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s Honda stepping up its hydrogen fuel cell efforts, a Japan-based team ironically makes progress in anti-obesity science (an export-only product, that), and Japanese scientists have confirmed the occurrence of neutri[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s JAXA & the ESA taking NASA stuff into space, Japan likes Apple’s patents better than Samsung’s, Toyota and Tesla made an electric baby RAV4, and the guy who invented DRAM got a Japanese medal and $5[...]
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Japanese Robots: Honda’s High-Access Survey Robot Goes to Work in Fukushima. Finally Some Action for (parts of) ASIMO!

The first signs of trouble at Fukushima were quickly followed by expectations of an action-ready ASIMO leaping to the rescue. Honda’s humanoid remains far from able, but their new High-Access Survey Robot is on the job, and of so[...]
Japanese Robots: Honda’s High-Access Survey Robot Goes to Work in Fukushima. Finally Some Action for (parts of) ASIMO!

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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s Sharp actually trying to save itself through product diversification (partially with strawberries), and Japan continues its multinational nuclear tech sharing deals (now India’s in the mix) – it’s[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s all nuclear: Japan continues international outreach with the very nuclear-friendly French (this year’s outreach began with Turkey and the UAE), and a UN science committee has determined that the Fukushima dis[...]
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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week it’s American gas, Japan’s lack of startups, and J-tech to make horses happy! Welcome to Japanese Technology from the Future Friday: It’s already Friday west of the international dateline – here in Japan, it’s tot[...]
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Ecology Online & System Talks – Nano Hatsudensho Set – High output 40W solar panel and large capacity rechargeable battery power set

“Nano Hatsudensho Set” (Hatsudensho means electric power plant in Japanese) jointly-developed by Ecology Online and System Talks allows you to generate solar power easily in a small space such as your balcony or garden. It [...]
Ecology Online & System Talks – Nano Hatsudensho Set – High output 40W solar panel and large capacity rechargeable battery power set
Ecology Online & System Talks – Nano Hatsudensho Set – High output 40W solar panel and large capacity rechargeable battery power set

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XSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activities

Another cool product we saw at Smart Grid Expo in Tokyo (Smart Energy Week 2013) was this portable solar-powered generator – ECO1800SJ – by Japanese solar company, XSOL. Simple in concept, but really useful for the right si[...]
XSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activities
XSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activitiesXSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activitiesXSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activitiesXSOL – Portable solar-powered generator – power yourself outdoors during camping and other activities

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World Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in Tokyo

We just got back from the kickoff of Smart Energy Week 2013 at Tokyo Big Sight – a sprawling expo covering the East and West wings of the massive building. On one side was the Photovoltaic Power Generation Expo (PV Expo 2013), on[...]
World Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in Tokyo
World Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in TokyoWorld Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in TokyoWorld Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in TokyoWorld Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in TokyoWorld Smart Energy Week 2013 – International Smart Grid Expo in Tokyo

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