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Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

This week Square mobile payment comes to Japan, super-green Kitakyushu & UNIDO join forces to make clean cities, Japanese research groups are Joining the European Human Brain Project, and some really unfortunate and sad news in the[...]
Japanese Technology from the Future Friday!

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Substitutional Reality System Makes Reality and Fiction Indistinguishable

The Riken Brain Science Institute is developing a substitutional reality (SR) system that makes reality and fiction indistinguishable. The subject wears a head-mounted display (HMD), inside of which he views footage projected inside th[...]
Substitutional Reality System Makes Reality and Fiction Indistinguishable

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RIBA II Care Support Robot For Lifting Patients

RIBA II is a two-armed care support robot that can lift people from a prone position on the floor to a wheelchair, which is one of the most physically demanding tasks in nursing homes. RIBA II has been co-developed by Tokai Rubber Indu[...]
RIBA II Care Support Robot For Lifting Patients

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Riken Japan upgrade its RIBA II Healthcare robot

Riken Japan announced yesterday a noticeable upgrade of its healthcare robot RIBA II with improved power and with more accurate sensors. Stronger the RIBA II is no capable to lift patient with a weight up to 80kg (roughly a 20kg improv[...]
Riken Japan upgrade its RIBA II Healthcare robot
Riken Japan upgrade its RIBA II Healthcare robotRiken Japan upgrade its RIBA II Healthcare robot

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The 1st controlled Coupled Qubits

NEC, the JAPAN SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY Agency and the RIKEN (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) announced that they managed to control the first Couple Qubits in the world ! If you don’t understand anything about what I [...]
The 1st controlled Coupled Qubits

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