NEC shows flying car

NEC shows flying car

Electronics maker NEC shows off an experimental flying car.

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Duck robots help organic farming

Duck robots help organic farming

Duck robots could become a new method of pest and weed control in rice paddies.

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Olympic mascot robot unveiled

Olympic mascot robot unveiled

A robot made in the image of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic mascot Miraitowa is unveiled.

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Food service robots for grocery, convenience stores

Food service robots for grocery, convenience stores

New robots to help alleviate staff shortages at grocery and convenience stores are small and unintimidating to accommoda...

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Underwater drone is making waves

Underwater drone is making waves

A city in western Japan adopts a new underwater drone to help respond to disasters.

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Drones demystifying mirages

Drones demystifying mirages

A museum and university in Toyama Prefecture are using drones to gain a better understanding of the mirages off the Sea ...

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Mayor's Tesla triggers backlash

Mayor's Tesla triggers backlash

Taxpayers in a Tokyo suburb are angry at government officials for deciding to use high-end Tesla electric cars for offic...

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Budget rocket lifts off

Budget rocket lifts off

A small factory makes a low-cost rocket with a little help from another tiny business.

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Narita airport to use facial recognition technology for boarding

Narita airport to use facial recognition technology for boarding

Narita airport will be introducing a facial recognition system to speed up boarding starting next year.

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Bicycle is making its mark

Bicycle is making its mark

A unique bike could make cycling a more "re-markable" activity.

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