Welcome, visitor! [ Register | Login rss Google+ facebook twitter LinkedIn Pinterest FeedBurner

About Kobe Beef (Japanese Wagyu)

| Foods and Drinks Reports | 05/18/2017

Kobe Beef (Wagyu)

About Kobe Beef (Japanese Wagyu)
Date: May 18, 2017
Source: Kobe Isoda Farm Inc.

The Characteristic Deliciousness of Kobe Beef

Kobe Beef’s deliciousness has been scientifically proven. You can easily see the marbling, the fat intertwining beautifully with the muscle.
​For Kobe Beef, this fat is so delicate that it melts at a touch from the warmth of your hand. The real deciding factor, though, is the high amounts of oleic and inosinic acid.

Continue reading »

226 total views, 17 today

Japanese industrial robots manufacturer, Fanuc is trying to get them to learn on the job

| Reports, Science and Technology Reports | 11/07/2016

Fanuc, a company that produces robot arms for factories, is trying to get them to learn on the job.

Japanese Robotics Giant Gives Its Arms Some Brains
Date: October 7, 2016
Source: MIT Technology Review by Will Knight

The big, dumb, monotonous industrial robots found in many factories could soon be quite a bit smarter, thanks to the introduction of machine-learning skills that are moving out of research labs at a fast pace. Fanuc, one of the world’s largest makers of industrial robots, announced that it will work with Nvidia, a Silicon Valley chipmaker that specializes in artificial intelligence, to add learning capabilities to its products.

Continue reading »

756 total views, 13 today

Mercari, a peer-to-peer marketplace app, to rival the likes of Amazon, eBay and Rakuten

| Products & Services, Reports | 11/07/2016

Mercari is a peer-to-peer marketplace app

Amazon’s newest rival is a Japanese start-up you need to know about
Date: Nov 4, 2016
Source: CNBC.com – Julian Littler

After resigning from a start-up he sold to gaming company Zynga, Japanese tech CEO Shintaro Yamada spent six months backpacking abroad. When he returned to Japan, he founded a company that this year became Japan’s first and only unicorn.

Continue reading »

608 total views, 14 today

Honda picks Tokyo over Silicon Valley for AI research center

| Reports, Science and Technology Reports, Tokyo | 11/06/2016

Honda's latest Asimo humanoid robot can interpret postures, gestures and facial expressions and control its fingers. Photo credit: BLOOMBERG

Honda picks Tokyo over Silicon Valley for AI research center
Date: October 31, 2016
Source: Bloomberg – Ma Jie, Yuki Hagiwara

Honda Motor Co. will spearhead its artificial intelligence efforts out of a new lab in Tokyo so that researchers can work closely with its engineers to commercialize the technology.

Continue reading »

581 total views, 16 today

Can mega-fast maglev revive Japan’s rail reputation?

| Reports, Vehicles & Transportation | 11/02/2016

World's Fastest Trains - CNN

Can mega-fast maglev revive Japan’s rail reputation?
Date: Nov 1, 2016
Source: by Andrea Lo, CNN

(CNN)When the record-breaking Shinkansen high-speed rail line opened in 1964, it was perfect timing.

That year Tokyo hosted the Summer Olympics, and Japan hogged the spotlight to debut the world’s first commercial bullet train.

Continue reading »

641 total views, 15 today

Home appliance recycling technology – Technology for high quality recycling that is ecologically safe

| Green Business Reports, Reports | 04/07/2016

Number of home appliances collected in accordance with the Home Appliance Recycling Law

Home appliances can be a source of pollution if handled inappropriately, but become useful resources if handled in the right way

In developing countries, small companies recover precious metal from appliance waste manually, which is a health hazard for workers and contributes to environmental pollution. Home appliances contain both hazardous substances and useful resources, such as rare metals. Treatment through sophisticated resource recovery technology produces merit in term of environmental preservation and the reuse of precious resources.

Continue reading »

930 total views, 1 today

How Japanese Cars Changed the World: An Insider’s Look

| Reports, Vehicles & Transportation | 04/01/2016

Photo-by-Peter-Lyon

How Japanese Cars Changed the World: An Insider’s Look
Date: Mar 22, 2016
Source: Japan Society, Photo by Peter Lyon.

Japan brought us the hybrid car, the Gran Turismo driving game, drifting, Speed Racer, and now the world’s first production fuel-cell car. Japanese innovations inspired high-end European automakers to realize more reliable, better handling cars.

Continue reading »

671 total views, 14 today

PET bottle recycling technology – Technology to produce high-grade recycled PET resin and recycle products

| Green Business Reports, Reports | 11/28/2015

Remaking PET bottles

Collection and recycling to make diverse products

Under the 3R policy (Reduce, Reuse, Recycle), Japan has been collecting PET bottles, food trays, and cans separately for reuse as recycle resources in the manufacturing of new products. PET bottles are collected in accordance with the Act on the Promotion of Sorted Collection and Recycling Containers and Packaging, and they are used to make a variety of textile products, etc. Relatively high-grade PET bottles are collected and remade into PET bottles or carpets with the high technology possessed by Japan.

Continue reading »

1763 total views, 25 today

Japan and the US are doing the most innovating in 3D printing, nanotech and robotics

| Reports, Science and Technology Reports | 11/13/2015

US and Japan Are Leading in 3D Printing

UN Report: US and Japan Are Leading in 3D Printing
Date: Nov 13, 2015
Source: ALL3DP by Hannah Augur

According to a UN report, Japan and the US are doing the most innovating in 3D printing, nanotech and robotics…and governments everywhere need to listen.

Continue reading »

509 total views, 15 today

Medical waste disposal technology – Sanitary disposal technology with high-environment preservation capability

| Green Business Reports, Reports | 06/12/2015

Mdedical Waste

Safe and appropriate disposal of medical waste

Some waste generated from medical institutes may be contagious. In the past, Japan has experience cases of medical accidents in which medical staff were infected by hepatitis B with needles used on hepatitis patients which eventually caused death. Such accidents attracted public attention and made people aware of the need for the sterilization of medical waste.

Continue reading »

1192 total views, 24 today

3 Japanese researchers receive European Inventor Award for ground-breaking discovery of carbon nanotubes

| Awards and Honors, Key Persons Reports, Reports | 06/12/2015

Akira Koshio and Masako Yudasaka receives at the European Inventor Award awards ceremony

Outstanding inventors honoured with the European Inventor Award
Date: June 11, 2015
Source: European Patent Organisation

The EPO today presented the European Inventor Award 2015 in the heart of Paris. The prestigious annual award, now in its 10th year, honours outstanding inventors who through their work have made an exceptional contribution to social development, technological progress and economic growth. More than 400 guests from the worlds of politics, business and academia attended the award ceremony at the Palais Brongniart, the historical Paris stock exchange.

Continue reading »

504 total views, 14 today

Japan to support the Project for Improvement of Water Supply System in Mandalay City of Myanmar

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 06/09/2015

Flag - Japan and Myanmar

Signing of Grant Agreement with the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
Date: June 3, 2015
Source: Japan International Cooperation Agency

- Supporting safe water access in Mandalay, Myanmar’s second largest city -

On June 3, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement (G/A) with the Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to provide grant aid of up to 2.555 billion yen for assistance for the Project for Improvement of Water Supply System in Mandalay City.

Continue reading »

669 total views, 12 today

Municipal waste incineration technology – Sanitary disposal technology with high-environment preservation capability

| Green Business Reports, Reports | 05/25/2015

Advanced Waste Incineration Facility

Advanced ability to prevent pollution and high-efficiency power generation

From about 1960, Japan began disposing urban garbage by incineration, and today, Japan possesses the world’s leading garbage incineration facilities. In the fiscal year 2009, there were 1243 incineration facilities in Japan, incinerating garbage using several methods – stoker furnaces, fluidized bed furnaces, and gasification fusion resource furnaces with the objective of ash recycling. Stoker furnaces account for 70% of all furnaces, and improvement of this type of furnace is progressing rapidly.

Continue reading »

1810 total views, 24 today

Waste Collection and Transport – Technology for efficient waste transport

| Green Business Reports, Reports | 05/24/2015

waste-transfer-station-method-img

Increased efficiency of wide-area collection and transport through transfer stations

The expansion of urban areas widens the garbage collection zone. It is possible to improve the efficiency of collection and transport operations in cities with widening collection zones by setting up waste transfer stations where wastes can be transferred from small- or medium-sized garbage trucks to larger trucks.

Continue reading »

991 total views, 23 today

Solid Waste Management and Recycling Technology of Japan

| Green Business Reports, Reports | 05/23/2015

Japanese-Waste-Collection-Vehicles-img

Solid Waste Management and Recycling Technology of Japan
Source: Ministry of the Environment

Introduction

With the aim of preserving the environment in rapidly developing nations, we will introduce Japanese waste management and recycling technologies, which effectively turn waste into resources or appropriately dispose of it.

Continue reading »

982 total views, 13 today

Japan aid to Bangladesh for the Improvement of Solid Waste Management Equipment

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 05/22/2015

Japan and Bangladesh

Signing of Grant Agreement with the People’s Republic of Bangladesh – Garbage trucks improving the urban living environment
Date: May 21, 2015
Source: Japan International Cooperation Agency

On May 20, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement (G/A) with the Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to provide grant aid of up to 1.486 billion yen for the Project for Improvement of Solid Waste Management Equipment.

Continue reading »

549 total views, 14 today

Two Japanese Researchers Win 2015 Canada Gairdner International Award

| Awards and Honors, Key Persons Reports, Reports | 03/25/2015

Shimon Sakaguchi MD, PhD & Yoshinori Ohsumi DSc

Japanese researchers win Gairdner Intl. Award
Date: Mar 25, 2015
Source: NHK World

Two Japanese researchers have won a prestigious international medical award for their work on cellular functions.

The Canadian Gairdner Foundation gives the award each year to scientists for discoveries or contributions to medical science. It announced the winners of the 2015 Gairdner International Award on Wednesday.

Continue reading »

11426 total views, 16 today

Japan govt to help stop the spread of infectious diseases overseas

| International Cooperation Reports, Reports | 03/21/2015

Ebola Virus

Japan to help combat infectious diseases overseas
Date: Mar 19, 2015
Source: NHK World

Japan’s government will form a working team to study ways to help stop the spread of infectious diseases overseas.

The United Nations and other global bodies say Ebola infections spread because medical systems were insufficient in the West African nations where the outbreak originated. They say the countries could not deal properly with the disease in its initial stage.

Continue reading »

516 total views, 13 today

Japan’s whisky “Taketsuru” named world’s best blended malt in whisky awards for 2nd year

| Awards and Honors, Foods and Drinks News, News, Reports | 03/21/2015

World's best blended malt: Nikka Taketsuru Pure Malt 17 Year Old

Japanese whisky wins top prize for 2nd year
Date: Mar 20, 2015
Source: NHK World

A Japanese whisky has won the world’s top prize in a prestigious contest in Britain for the second straight year. The organizers of the World Whiskies Awards chose the “Taketsuru 17 Years Old” malt of Japan’s Nikka brand as the best blended malt whisky for 2015.

Continue reading »

980 total views, 30 today

Page 1 of 512345

Japan Tech News

6 rising startups in Japan
This week saw a huge variety of local startups getting […]
Tue, Jun 27, 2017
Tech in Asia: Japan

SEED Solutions – Components for Next-Generation Robot Development
SEED Solutions – Components for Next-Generation Robot Development
THK exhibited its “SEED Solutions” components for next-generation robots at […]
Wed, Nov 30, 2016
DigInfo TV