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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[...]
Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

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Japanese Robots: ASIMO Gets a Taste of Human Nature; Media Forgets How to Journalism

Honda bills ASIMO as the world’s most advanced humanoid robot, and in many ways, he totally is. He’s sort of an ambassador for all robots, and people love the super-tech, friendly looking little machine. But, people also love to [...]
Japanese Robots: ASIMO Gets a Taste of Human Nature; Media Forgets How to Journalism

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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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Honda Ships 100 Walking Assist Stride Management Wearable Robot Thingys

Honda’s Walking Assist with Stride Management: Coming to a Hospital Near You! If, that is, you’re connected to one of 50 Japanese medical institutions now testing and evaluating a pair of the semi-robotic exoskeletal assistive devices.[...]
Honda Ships 100 Walking Assist Stride Management Wearable Robot Thingys

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Japan’s Taking Robot Action: Honda, Sekisui House, and New Government Funding

Everyday Robots, the Ones That Have Forever Been Coming… They Might Actually Get Here? Well, in Japan, anyway. Two massive companies and one or two government agencies have assembled some intriguing and aggressive robot launchpad[...]
Japan’s Taking Robot Action: Honda, Sekisui House, and New Government Funding

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Honda – Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 years

Honda is celebrating the history of its cars over the last 50 years by asking people to vote on their favorite model out of the 208 that have come out over this period of time. It is a popularity contest for its cars. Voting can be don[...]
Honda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 years
Honda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 yearsHonda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 yearsHonda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 yearsHonda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 yearsHonda –  Popularity contest for the 208 Honda car models of the last 50 years

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Japan’s Robot Cars: Where’s this Road Going?

Optimus Prime, Hot Rod, and Ultra Magnus. These are all robot cars from the Transformers franchise rooted in early 1980s Japan. Somewhat disappointingly, here in realityland it looks like Japan’s real robot cars will have names like Ni[...]
Japan’s Robot Cars: Where’s this Road Going?

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HONDA – Accord Hybrid – On-board emergency report system

Honda will start equipping an on-board emergency report system with their car navigation system in the “Accord Hybrid” that will be out this coming summer. When an air bag is activated by the shock of an accident, the on-bo[...]
HONDA – Accord Hybrid – On-board emergency report system

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I-O DATA – Connection adapter “NVSPH-1″ – wirelessly connect your Honda car navigation system and your smartphone

Connection adapter “NVSPH-1″ released today by I-O DATA connects Android smartphones wirelessly by Bluetooth to car navigation systems in Honda cars Users of this connection adapter can use “Honda internavi LINC premi[...]
I-O DATA – Connection adapter “NVSPH-1″ – wirelessly connect your Honda car navigation system and your smartphone
I-O DATA – Connection adapter “NVSPH-1″ – wirelessly connect your Honda car navigation system and your smartphoneI-O DATA – Connection adapter “NVSPH-1″ – wirelessly connect your Honda car navigation system and your smartphoneI-O DATA – Connection adapter “NVSPH-1″ – wirelessly connect your Honda car navigation system and your smartphone

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Dear Assistive Robot Industry, We Need You! Sincerely, Rapidly Aging Japan.

  Okay, so what’s an assistive robot? Well, they’re a lot more cool and useful and tech than it might sound. Think of them more like… social robots, or maybe cybernetic enhancements, or, some years down the road, but not too[...]
Dear Assistive Robot Industry, We Need You! Sincerely, Rapidly Aging Japan.

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Fujitsu Ten – ECLIPSE Car navigation system – ULTRA AVN (AVN-ZX02i)

The sophistication of car navigation systems in Japan is remarkable and continues to get better, with companies developing better and easier to use units, with additional fun features. Fujitsu group company, Fujitsu Ten, has introduced[...]
Fujitsu Ten – ECLIPSE Car navigation system – ULTRA AVN (AVN-ZX02i)
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Asimo got a new friend with Miimo, a new Robotic Lawn Mower from Honda

Sure you must be disappointed that Honda spent all it resources and brain matter in developing the next gen Lawn Mower instead of a nice little Robot butler. Still, I for once welcome this move! Why? Well simply because as a Kid I spen[...]
Asimo got a new friend with Miimo, a new Robotic Lawn Mower from Honda
Asimo got a new friend with Miimo, a new Robotic Lawn Mower from HondaAsimo got a new friend with Miimo, a new Robotic Lawn Mower from HondaAsimo got a new friend with Miimo, a new Robotic Lawn Mower from HondaAsimo got a new friend with Miimo, a new Robotic Lawn Mower from HondaAsimo got a new friend with Miimo, a new Robotic Lawn Mower from Honda

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Honda Announces New UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device Designed for Harmony with People

Honda today unveiled the new UNI-CUB personal mobility device, designed for harmony with people. Featuring a compact design and comfortable saddle, UNI-CUB offers the same freedom of movement in all directions that a person enjoys whil[...]
Honda Announces New UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device Designed for Harmony with People
Honda Announces New UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device Designed for Harmony with PeopleHonda Announces New UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device Designed for Harmony with PeopleHonda Announces New UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device Designed for Harmony with PeopleHonda Announces New UNI-CUB Personal Mobility Device Designed for Harmony with People

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Honda Develops World’s First Technology to Detect the Potential for Traffic Congestion With the Goal to Prevent Traffic Jams

Honda announced the successful development of the world’s first technology to detect the potential for traffic congestion and determine whether the driving pattern of the vehicle is likely to create traffic jams. Honda developed this t[...]
Honda Develops World’s First Technology to Detect the Potential for Traffic Congestion With the Goal to Prevent Traffic Jams

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Tokyo Motor Show 2011 Press Briefing – Toyota, Nissan, Honda

Interested in Hi-tech and Car? Wanted to come to Japan for this year Tokyo Motor Show but was stuck at the office? Don’t worry here you are a nice little recap video just for you! This Video is provided to you by DigInfo.tv, Akih[...]
Tokyo Motor Show 2011 Press Briefing – Toyota, Nissan, Honda

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Honda Releases the Fit Shuttle and Fit Shuttle Hybrid

Honda has released the new wagon-style compact car Fit Shuttle, which was delayed due to effects from the Tohoku Earthquake. The gasoline model starts at 1.61 million yen and the hybrid model at 1.81 million yen. The Fit Shuttle Hybrid[...]
Honda Releases the Fit Shuttle and Fit Shuttle Hybrid

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ASIMO to make its St. Louis debut

If you’re a fan of Honda‘s world-renowned advanced humanoid robot ASIMO, which stands for Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility, it will be making its St. Louis debut at the FIRST Championship from April 28-30. At FIRST, ano[...]
ASIMO to make its St. Louis debut

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Honda Announced Internavi LINC an iPhone base service

Internavi is Honda’s All in One Service that bring a long list of useful data and services to your Honda GPS. Last week Honda has announced that they will offer for Free an iPhone application named Internavi LINC that will, depending o[...]
Honda Announced Internavi LINC an iPhone base service

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[Review] Honda brings the CR-X Hatchback back to us with the CR-Z

Welcome to our new bi-monthly Week-end Only new “Rendez-Vous” where we will talk review Cars, Hybrid Cars and Technology revolving around Cars! For years, the name Honda was synonymous with sport, performance and F1. Unfort[...]
[Review] Honda brings the CR-X Hatchback back to us with the CR-Z
[Review] Honda brings the CR-X Hatchback back to us with the CR-Z[Review] Honda brings the CR-X Hatchback back to us with the CR-Z[Review] Honda brings the CR-X Hatchback back to us with the CR-Z[Review] Honda brings the CR-X Hatchback back to us with the CR-Z[Review] Honda brings the CR-X Hatchback back to us with the CR-Z

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Honda will bring its EV concept Plug-in Hybrid Platform at Geneva

Honda’s new EV concept Platform is not something new, and this new Honda Fit EV has already been introduced at last Year L.A Motor-show and is also schedule to be unveiled once more at this Year Geneva Motor-show with however thi[...]
Honda will bring its EV concept Plug-in Hybrid Platform at Geneva
Honda will bring its EV concept Plug-in Hybrid Platform at GenevaHonda will bring its EV concept Plug-in Hybrid Platform at GenevaHonda will bring its EV concept Plug-in Hybrid Platform at Geneva

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Asimo at 2011 Sundance Film Festival

Honda will participate to the 2011 Sundance Film Festival by introducing several short movies with among them “Living With Robots” where passionate people and professional will talk about Robots and Asimo as well as “Dream The Impossib[...]
Asimo at 2011 Sundance Film Festival
Asimo at 2011 Sundance Film FestivalAsimo at 2011 Sundance Film FestivalAsimo at 2011 Sundance Film FestivalAsimo at 2011 Sundance Film FestivalAsimo at 2011 Sundance Film Festival

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[Video] Honda Starts Lease Sales of the EV-neo Electric Scooter

Introduced earlier this Year, the EV-neo is Honda’s first electric Scooter, and after many hours, days and month testing and building this next Gen Scooter, Honda has decided that it was about time to launch its little EV-neo in the wi[...]
[Video] Honda Starts Lease Sales of the EV-neo Electric Scooter
[Video] Honda Starts Lease Sales of the EV-neo Electric Scooter[Video] Honda Starts Lease Sales of the EV-neo Electric Scooter[Video] Honda Starts Lease Sales of the EV-neo Electric Scooter[Video] Honda Starts Lease Sales of the EV-neo Electric Scooter[Video] Honda Starts Lease Sales of the EV-neo Electric Scooter

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