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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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Kokusai Kogyo developped AR app that visualizes water height in the event of a tsunami

Kokusai Kogyo is developing a disaster prevention AR application the can visualize the depth of water in the event of a tsunami or flooding. With this prototype, the water level five meters ahead is superimposed on the view from the ca[...]
Kokusai Kogyo developped AR app that visualizes water height in the event of a tsunami

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Hatsune Miku aids in Japanese support relief

Just announced by Mikatan’s blog, Good Smile company will be producing a nendoroid edition (cute-ified mini PVC figurines) of the famous Japanese vocaloid Hatsune Miku. After the earthquake hit Eastern Japan a couple of weeks ago[...]
Hatsune Miku aids in Japanese support relief
Hatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support reliefHatsune Miku aids in Japanese support relief

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Search & rescue robots, the high tech tsunami heroes

Japan’s rescue teams were just not enough after the razing tsunami and a massive earthquake brought destruction to many coastline villages. The manned teams can use searchdogs and perform basic first aid operations such as search[...]
Search & rescue robots, the high tech tsunami heroes
Search & rescue robots, the high tech tsunami heroes

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