Sharp unveils freeform LCD display

41 years since LCD panels went on the market, Sharp has unveiled a revolutionary new freeform display.The Japanese firm’...

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Isuzu showcases biodiesel bus

 Japan’s Isuzu Motors pulled the wraps off a new biodiesel bus today.The bus looks normal, but five percent of its fuel ...

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Kennedy, Powell, Son launch clean energy system

US Ambassador Caroline Kennedy and Colin Powell observed the launch of a new clean energy system in Tokyo today.They wer...

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Gadgets for the whole family at Tokyo toy show

Japan’s largest toy show kicked off today. Toymakers from around the world showed their newest wares at the Internationa...

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SoftBank debuts ‘emotional’ robot Pepper

 Japan’s tech giant SoftBank took the wraps of a new “emotional” robot today.CEO Masayoshi Son introduced the robot name...

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4K TV broadcasts underway

 Super hi-definition 4K TV broadcasts began today in Japan.Minister of Communications Yoko Kamikawa joined TV executives...

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Egg-dropping their way to engineering success

 Students in egg-loving Japan are using an egg drop contest to test their engineering skills.22 teams compete to drop an...

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Japan promotes maglev train for US

Japan’s ambassador wants to link Washington and New York via one of Japan’s high-speed maglev trains.Ambassador Kenichir...

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JINS debuts bio-sensitive interactive eyewear

Google Glass has a new competitor.A Japanese company is taking a different approach to interactive eyewear. JINS says it...

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Do Japanese shoppers dream of electric sheep?

A department store in Osaka is counting on an android sales assistant to boost its bottom line.Android: “Thank you for c...

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