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We have tested for you Honda’s latest driving simulator and we loved it!

Back in March 2010, Honda upgraded its Automobile Driving Simulator with many little improvement including three 42” Full HD LCD and a touch panel monitor (list of changes here below the video), and we could not resist on calling Honda[...]
We have tested for you Honda’s latest driving simulator and we loved it!

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[CEATEC 2010] Nissan Solar tree for a better EV World

Since the past several years, Nissan is the only Japanese car manufacturer to attend and display its latest technology at CEATEC. While this year was not really the best ever for CEATEC or for its exhibitors, NISSAN however introduce a[...]
[CEATEC 2010] Nissan Solar tree for a better EV World
[CEATEC 2010] Nissan Solar tree for a better EV World[CEATEC 2010] Nissan Solar tree for a better EV World[CEATEC 2010] Nissan Solar tree for a better EV World

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Hayabusa May Have Retrieved Extraterrestrial Samples

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) announced yesterday that they may have found particles of extra-terrestrial origin in the sample container brought back by the Hayabusa space capsule, which touched down in southern Austral[...]
Hayabusa May Have Retrieved Extraterrestrial Samples
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Via Yomiuri Online

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Fujitsu Start Shipping Next-Gen Supercomputer

From tech world power Japan comes news of a new super computer, the Kei. The first of the eight hundred individual modules that will be linked together to create this “next generation” supercomputer were shipped today from [...]
Fujitsu Start Shipping Next-Gen Supercomputer

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UNDP and Sanyo’s Humanitarian Commercialism

On TV a few days ago was mention of a United Nations Development Programme project in conjunction with Sanyo Electric to develop new products for third-world societies. At the fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Developmen[...]
UNDP and Sanyo’s Humanitarian Commercialism
UNDP and Sanyo’s Humanitarian CommercialismUNDP and Sanyo’s Humanitarian Commercialism

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BioJapan 2010 World Business Forum

The BioJapan 2010 World Business Forum will start the day after tomorrow, September 29, for a three-day run at the Pacifico Yokohama Convention Hall in Minatomirai, Yokohama. Over four hundred companies from all over the world, from ve[...]
BioJapan 2010 World Business Forum

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Hayabusa Space Capsule: News on Reentry

Greeting space buffs in Japan this morning as we woke up was an interesting piece on JAXA’s MUSES-C space probe, affectionately called the Hayabusa (Japanese for peregrine falcon). Hayabusa was launched on May 9, 2003, on a missi[...]
Hayabusa Space Capsule: News on Reentry
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Via Yomiuri Online

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Fujitsu develops high-efficiency wireless charging systems

This morning, Fujitsu laboratories announced the development of wireless charging technology. Meant to have compact power transmitters and receivers, it also offers the ability for companies to design charging systems for their product[...]
Fujitsu develops high-efficiency wireless charging systems
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NEC new BIO-Plastic will change the way we build mobile devices.

Last Wednesday, NEC of Japan announced that they successfully developed a new Bio-Plastic where 70% or more is actually made from non eatable raw material like cashew nuts shell. The idea behind this new Bio-Plastic is to use and recyc[...]
NEC new BIO-Plastic will change the way we build mobile devices.
NEC new BIO-Plastic will change the way we build mobile devices.

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From oil to plastic back to oil… There is now a machine for that!

This is a bit old and actually if you are visiting TEPIA expo in Japan you will be available to see the machine the flesh, however, Digg, un-dug this today, and I thought that well it really needs a second chance so here it is. Akinori[...]
From oil to plastic back to oil… There is now a machine for that!
From oil to plastic back to oil… There is now a machine for that!

Via OurWorld 2.0

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Hitachi Life Microscope Concept

Today for the 100th birthday of Hitachi creation, the company held some kind of little exhibition in Tokyo. Among many interesting product, we stumble upon the “Life Microscope” project, the next generation of pedometer. Well calling H[...]
Hitachi Life Microscope Concept
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Exemode goes “Micro” with a new 35x digital Microscope, the DMS-130.

Notoriously famous for its top-notch excellence in quality (LOL), Exemode is proud to announce today its latest product, the DMS-130, a digital microscope offering a 3.5x optical zoom and a 35x digital one. Thanks to its 1/3 1.3Mpix CM[...]
Exemode goes “Micro” with a new 35x digital Microscope, the DMS-130.
Exemode goes “Micro” with a new 35x digital Microscope, the DMS-130.Exemode goes “Micro” with a new 35x digital Microscope, the DMS-130.

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[Video] TEPIA – Tokyo’s finest Robot & Science museum.

Recently re-open to the public, TEPIA is Tokyo finest museum / memorial on all advance technology and industrial robots. And Since April, TEPIA is holding a very interesting exhibit, named : “Advanced Technology Exhibition Hall” where [...]
[Video] TEPIA – Tokyo’s finest Robot & Science museum.
[Video] TEPIA – Tokyo’s finest Robot & Science museum.[Video] TEPIA – Tokyo’s finest Robot & Science museum.[Video] TEPIA – Tokyo’s finest Robot & Science museum.[Video] TEPIA – Tokyo’s finest Robot & Science museum.[Video] TEPIA – Tokyo’s finest Robot & Science museum.

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Rat’s breath and heartbeat generate electricity via a single Nanowire

The researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology (GIT) succeeded to produce electricity by attaching a single zinc oxide nanowire on a rat’s diaphram and then heart. Placed in capsule to shield from the body fluids, the nanowir[...]
Rat’s breath and heartbeat generate electricity via a single Nanowire
Rat’s breath and heartbeat generate electricity via a single Nanowire

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[Hands-On] Professor Furukawa “Compact Mobility” personal vehicle concept.

Back in April, the Shibaura Institute of Technology and the Professor Furukawa released to the world a working prototype to some kind of “Robot Skateboard” known as Compact Mobility. After contacting the Professor Furukawa, the Institu[...]
[Hands-On] Professor Furukawa “Compact Mobility” personal vehicle concept.
[Hands-On] Professor Furukawa “Compact Mobility” personal vehicle concept.[Hands-On] Professor Furukawa “Compact Mobility” personal vehicle concept.[Hands-On] Professor Furukawa “Compact Mobility” personal vehicle concept.[Hands-On] Professor Furukawa “Compact Mobility” personal vehicle concept.[Hands-On] Professor Furukawa “Compact Mobility” personal vehicle concept.

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Japanese Scientists discovered new material for Super-Capacity Discs

Scientists at the University of Tokyo have discovered a new compound, titanium pentoxide(Ti3O5), that can be used as optical data storage medium. They treated the microscopic black crystals in the titanium pentoxide (Ti3O5) compound wi[...]
Japanese Scientists discovered new material for Super-Capacity Discs
Japanese Scientists discovered new material for Super-Capacity Discs

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Fujitsu unveils next-gen Supercomputer to reach 10 petaflop at Fujitsu Forum.

Behold Fujitsu next-generation Supercomputer powered by 2Ghz 8Cores SPARC64 VIIIfx CPUs. Targeting to reach the mythical 10 petaflop barrier for 2010, our next gen Supercomputer offers in 1 rack only 100 SPARC64 VIIIfx CPUs, and to giv[...]
Fujitsu unveils next-gen Supercomputer to reach 10 petaflop at Fujitsu Forum.
Fujitsu unveils next-gen Supercomputer to reach 10 petaflop at Fujitsu Forum.Fujitsu unveils next-gen Supercomputer to reach 10 petaflop at Fujitsu Forum.Fujitsu unveils next-gen Supercomputer to reach 10 petaflop at Fujitsu Forum.Fujitsu unveils next-gen Supercomputer to reach 10 petaflop at Fujitsu Forum.Fujitsu unveils next-gen Supercomputer to reach 10 petaflop at Fujitsu Forum.

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Triumph Japan introduces a new Rice Paddy Bra for Japanese ladies.

Let’s face it… Japan is a tiny island where people are struggling to find empty spaces to either doing some basic gardening or to grow the country most important cereal… rice… So what will you do if you are a woman and desperately look[...]
Triumph Japan introduces a new Rice Paddy Bra for Japanese ladies.
Triumph Japan introduces a new Rice Paddy Bra for Japanese ladies.Triumph Japan introduces a new Rice Paddy Bra for Japanese ladies.

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New DNA-based bio-sensor technology by Fujitsu and TUM

Detecting proteins is very critical especially in the early diagnosis and treatment of such diseases as diabetes and cancer. And the current methods for detection require multi-step process which is not only highly costly but also requ[...]
New DNA-based bio-sensor technology by Fujitsu and TUM
New DNA-based bio-sensor technology by Fujitsu and TUM

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New Hitachi Li-Ion batteries promise 10 years of lifespan

Hitachi announced yesterday they developed a new technology that will extend the life of lithium ion (Li-Ion) batteries. The maximum life of a Li-Ion battery today is up to 5 years and Hitachi claims the new batteries will have double [...]
New Hitachi Li-Ion batteries promise 10 years of lifespan
New Hitachi Li-Ion batteries promise 10 years of lifespan

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Shibaura Institute of Technology and Professor Furukawa release “Compact Mobility”.

Forget about the old school Segway, and behold Professor Furukawa Osmau’s Mobility concept. Unlike what you could have read on the Internet, the “Compact Mobility” is not a robot per se but an advanced high-tech transportation mo[...]
Shibaura Institute of Technology and Professor Furukawa release “Compact Mobility”.
Shibaura Institute of Technology and Professor Furukawa release “Compact Mobility”.Shibaura Institute of Technology and Professor Furukawa release “Compact Mobility”.

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LG and the Korean Ministry Education launch their first VOD education channel.

Tailored to provide “interesting” contents to students who seems to get bored at school and make sure that students who are homeschooled or reluctant to go to school get the best possible teaching. Thanks to a USB dongle, the “myEdutv”[...]
LG and the Korean Ministry Education launch their first VOD education channel.
LG and the Korean Ministry Education launch their first VOD education channel.LG and the Korean Ministry Education launch their first VOD education channel.

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