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World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’

Researchers from Asia and Europe have developed the world’s lightest and thinnest organic circuits, which in the future could be used in a range of healthcare applications. Lighter than a feather, these ultrathin film-like organi[...]
World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’
World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’World’s lightest and thinnest circuits pave the way for ‘imperceptible electronics’

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Monitor your heart rate simply by wearing a shirt with these wearable electrodes

NTT has developed wearable textile electrodes which can be worn on the inside of a shirt, and can continuously monitor the electrical activity of the heart over an extended period of time. The wearable electrodes are fabricated from a [...]
Monitor your heart rate simply by wearing a shirt with these wearable electrodes
Monitor your heart rate simply by wearing a shirt with these wearable electrodesMonitor your heart rate simply by wearing a shirt with these wearable electrodesMonitor your heart rate simply by wearing a shirt with these wearable electrodesMonitor your heart rate simply by wearing a shirt with these wearable electrodesMonitor your heart rate simply by wearing a shirt with these wearable electrodes

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IBIS pneumatic keyhole surgery robot potentially 1/10 the cost of da Vinci

This is a robot system for keyhole surgery, consisting of a master unit operated by the surgeon, and a slave unit that moves on the patient side. “A feature of the slave robot is, it’s powered entirely by air. Nearly all co[...]
IBIS pneumatic keyhole surgery robot potentially 1/10 the cost of da Vinci
IBIS pneumatic keyhole surgery robot potentially 1/10 the cost of da VinciIBIS pneumatic keyhole surgery robot potentially 1/10 the cost of da VinciIBIS pneumatic keyhole surgery robot potentially 1/10 the cost of da VinciIBIS pneumatic keyhole surgery robot potentially 1/10 the cost of da VinciIBIS pneumatic keyhole surgery robot potentially 1/10 the cost of da Vinci

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18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan

My friend, Andrew traveled in Japan last May and he made this 2 minute, beautiful video about his 18 days in Japan. Enjoy his journey through several Japanese cites including Tokyo, Nagano, Osaka, Kyoto, and Koyasan. You will love it a[...]
18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan
18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan18 Days In Japan – Check out this impressive 2 minute video of my friend’s trip to Japan

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OMC Robot Mixing System

This industrial mixing system, developed by OMC, uses a multi-axis robot from Nachi. In contrast with conventional mixing systems which rotate the container along two axes, using this multi-axis multi-directional robot enhances the sti[...]
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Hatsune Miku AR Stage

In the lead up to the release of the limited edition Xperia feat. Hatsune Miku smartphone in September, the Hatsune Miku AR Stage is being held at the ‘Metro Hat’ in Roppongi Hills from the 16th until the 21st of July. This[...]
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World’s first all stainless steel robot with seven degrees of freedom

Kawasaki Heavy Industries has developed the world’s first all stainless steel robot with seven degrees of freedom. It will be used in the drug discovery and pharmaceutical fields to automate experiments which use dangerous chemic[...]
World’s first all stainless steel robot with seven degrees of freedom
World’s first all stainless steel robot with seven degrees of freedomWorld’s first all stainless steel robot with seven degrees of freedomWorld’s first all stainless steel robot with seven degrees of freedomWorld’s first all stainless steel robot with seven degrees of freedomWorld’s first all stainless steel robot with seven degrees of freedom

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Japanese gymnast robot – What ability!

On Youtube, a video of this robot with excellent gymnastics ability has been creating a lot of buzz in Japan. Don’t miss his perfect dismount after 0.35 seconds. Could he help Japan win a gold medal?
Japanese gymnast robot – What ability!
Japanese gymnast robot – What ability!

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NTT docomo – HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE – Roppongi Hills is transformed into the Hatsune Miku outdoor concert venue for 5 days

To celebrate the release of the Hatsune Miku collaborated Xperia smartphone “Xperia feat. HATSUNE MIKU SO-04E” from NTT docomo, for a limited time, Metro Hat (one of the buildings at Roppongi Hills in Tokyo), has been trans[...]
NTT docomo – HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE – Roppongi Hills is transformed into the Hatsune Miku outdoor concert venue for 5 days
NTT docomo – HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE – Roppongi Hills is transformed into the Hatsune Miku outdoor concert venue for 5 daysNTT docomo – HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE – Roppongi Hills is transformed into the Hatsune Miku outdoor concert venue for 5 daysNTT docomo – HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE – Roppongi Hills is transformed into the Hatsune Miku outdoor concert venue for 5 daysNTT docomo – HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE – Roppongi Hills is transformed into the Hatsune Miku outdoor concert venue for 5 daysNTT docomo – HATSUNE MIKU AR STAGE – Roppongi Hills is transformed into the Hatsune Miku outdoor concert venue for 5 days

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Remote internal imaging robot helps doctors in emergency situations

This remote medical care robot for use in emergency situations, is under development by a research group at Waseda University, led by Dr. Hiroyasu Iwata. “If a person receives an impact in an accident, there is a possibility that[...]
Remote internal imaging robot helps doctors in emergency situations
Remote internal imaging robot helps doctors in emergency situationsRemote internal imaging robot helps doctors in emergency situationsRemote internal imaging robot helps doctors in emergency situationsRemote internal imaging robot helps doctors in emergency situations

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Privacy visor glasses jam facial recognition systems to protect your privacy

This is the world’s first pair of glasses which prevent facial recognition by cameras. They are currently under development by Japan’s National Institute of Informatics. Photos taken without people’s knowledge can vio[...]
Privacy visor glasses jam facial recognition systems to protect your privacy
Privacy visor glasses jam facial recognition systems to protect your privacyPrivacy visor glasses jam facial recognition systems to protect your privacyPrivacy visor glasses jam facial recognition systems to protect your privacyPrivacy visor glasses jam facial recognition systems to protect your privacyPrivacy visor glasses jam facial recognition systems to protect your privacy

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Creating Forests to Reduce Tsunami Damage

Yokohama National University professor emeritus Akira Miyawaki, who to date has planted over 40 million trees in 1,700 locations in Japan and overseas, is continuing his tree planting activities not only in Japan but also on twice mont[...]
Creating Forests to Reduce Tsunami Damage

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Dynamic target tracking camera system keeps its eye on the ball

Stationary Observation System for High-speed Flying Objects This camera system can track very fast moving objects, keeping them in the center of the screen at all times. Currently under development by the Ishikawa Oku Lab. at the Unive[...]
Dynamic target tracking camera system keeps its eye on the ball
Dynamic target tracking camera system keeps its eye on the ballDynamic target tracking camera system keeps its eye on the ballDynamic target tracking camera system keeps its eye on the ballDynamic target tracking camera system keeps its eye on the ballDynamic target tracking camera system keeps its eye on the ball

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Toshiba – REGZA Tablet AT703 – Take notes with the very comfortable handwriting feel of the accompanying touch-pen

Toshiba is going to release tablet “REGZA Tablet AT703″ on June 21. “REGZA Tablet AT703″ features Toshiba’s original handwriting notebook application “TruNote”, that enables you to take a maxim[...]
Toshiba – REGZA Tablet AT703 – Take notes with the very comfortable handwriting feel of the accompanying touch-pen
Toshiba – REGZA Tablet AT703 – Take notes with the very comfortable handwriting feel of the accompanying touch-penToshiba – REGZA Tablet AT703 – Take notes with the very comfortable handwriting feel of the accompanying touch-penToshiba – REGZA Tablet AT703 – Take notes with the very comfortable handwriting feel of the accompanying touch-penToshiba – REGZA Tablet AT703 – Take notes with the very comfortable handwriting feel of the accompanying touch-penToshiba – REGZA Tablet AT703 – Take notes with the very comfortable handwriting feel of the accompanying touch-pen

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Nikon – The 80 millionth NIKKOR lens has been manufactured, coinciding with the NIKKOR’s brand’s 80th anniversary

Nikon Corporation has announced that the cumulative number of NIKKOR interchangeable lenses manufactured by the company has reached 80 million. Nikon (then Nippon Kogaku), launched its single-lens reflex camera “Nikon F” in[...]
Nikon – The 80 millionth NIKKOR lens has been manufactured, coinciding with the NIKKOR’s brand’s 80th anniversary
Nikon – The 80 millionth NIKKOR lens has been manufactured, coinciding with the NIKKOR’s brand’s 80th anniversary

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The 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol group

On June 8, 2013, the “AKB48 General Election” took place in Nissan Stadium in Yokohama, Japan. This was the 5th year of the election and was broadcast live for 4 hours on national TV. For the top 16 ranked girls, there is a[...]
The 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol group
The 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol groupThe 5th annual AKB48 “General Election” ended with a huge surprise – Rino Sashihara shot to the #1 ranking among more than 300 girls in the idol group

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Multi-viewpoint robotic camera system creates real ‘bullet time’ slow motion replays

This multi-viewpoint robotic camera system, under development by NHK, links the motion of eight sub-cameras to that of an individual camera, so that all the cameras film the same moving object. “Using this system, you can create [...]
Multi-viewpoint robotic camera system creates real ‘bullet time’ slow motion replays

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8K Ultra HD compact camera and H.265 encoder developed by NHK with UHD trial broadcasts slated for 2016

NHK is progressing with the development of equipment to enable to the broadcast of 8K Ultra High Definition television, with trial broadcasts to begin in Japan in 2016. The camera head, co-developed with Astrodesign, has been made much[...]
8K Ultra HD compact camera and H.265 encoder developed by NHK with UHD trial broadcasts slated for 2016
8K Ultra HD compact camera and H.265 encoder developed by NHK with UHD trial broadcasts slated for 20168K Ultra HD compact camera and H.265 encoder developed by NHK with UHD trial broadcasts slated for 20168K Ultra HD compact camera and H.265 encoder developed by NHK with UHD trial broadcasts slated for 20168K Ultra HD compact camera and H.265 encoder developed by NHK with UHD trial broadcasts slated for 20168K Ultra HD compact camera and H.265 encoder developed by NHK with UHD trial broadcasts slated for 2016

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Pioneer – Wireless, portable DJ system “XDJ-R1″ for family use – use your iPad or iPhone to control through the “remotebox” mobile application

Pioneer is releasing a portable wireless DJ system – XDJ-R1 – in late July. It’s for family use, and you can easily enjoy playing music as a DJ by controlling via your iPad/iPhone/iPod touch at home. Today, the Pionee[...]
Pioneer – Wireless, portable DJ system “XDJ-R1″ for family use – use your iPad or iPhone to control through the “remotebox” mobile application
Pioneer – Wireless, portable DJ system “XDJ-R1″ for family use – use your iPad or iPhone to control through the “remotebox” mobile application

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Let’s Visit Tokyo! – Spring Afternoon in Yoyogi Park

Let’s Visit Tokyo! We bring you to Yoyogi Park on a sunny weekend afternoon in March, 2013. We saw a passionate artist, jump rope practice, a talented dog and other characters… This is from about 2 months ago, but we have a[...]
Let’s Visit Tokyo! – Spring Afternoon in Yoyogi Park

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Purchasing behaviour analysis system wants to know what you like

This marketing analysis tool, under development by Fujitsu, uses technology to sense people’s movement. By analyzing how customers behave in response to merchandise, entirely new kinds of marketing information will be obtainable.[...]
Purchasing behaviour analysis system wants to know what you like

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Sony A4-sized digital paper notepad is light, durable and responsive

Sony has developed an A4 sized equivalent 13.3″ digital paper notepad. The display is the first in the world to use E Ink Mobius, a new flexible electronic paper display technology developed by E Ink in collaboration with Sony. T[...]
Sony A4-sized digital paper notepad is light, durable and responsive

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