Tokyo SkyTree Live Webcam

With our friends at Juyoh Hotel we have installed this webcam so you could see the live stream of the beautiful Tokyo SkyTree.

posted by  banzaitokyo | 5 months ago | 4 comments

Japanese companies fight for share of EUV chip technology sector

A next-generation semiconductor technology known as extreme ultraviolet lithography, or EUV, is the focus of intensifying competition among Japanese chipmaking equipment manufacturers including Tokyo…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 days, 5 hours ago | 0 comments

First-ever atomic resolution video of salt crystals forming in real time

Scientists at the University of Tokyo in Japan have observed the growth of crystals at the atomic level.

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Osaka Reaches for the Skies

Osaka Prefecture has launched a new organization with the objective of establishing commercial flying car services by 2023.

Launched in an event held on the 17th, the new group goes by an unwieldy na…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 months ago | 0 comments

Ambitious but controversial: Japan's new hydrogen project

The Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain is an experiment to see whether Japan can establish a durable supply of liquid hydrogen from Australia, to be burned to generate electricity.

The hydrogen will be pro…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 2 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments

PlayStation Creator Is Now Designing COVID-19 Robots for No Profit at All

You may not have heard of Ken Kutaragi but you most certainly have heard of his invention: the PlayStation. The former chairperson and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment has now taken on a new role a…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 3 months, 1 week ago | 0 comments

Japan’s space debris removal startup Astroscale banks $51m in series E round

Astroscale Holdings, a Japan-based orbital debris removal company, announced that it has raised US$51 million in a series E funding round led by venture capital firm AStart Co. Ltd., bringing the tot…

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JAL-Volocopter Pact on Air Taxis

In February 2020, Japan Airlines Innovation Fund invested in Volocopter, which is aiming to create and bring next-generation electrically powered air taxis and heavy lift cargo drone technology to th…

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Mixed reality headsets enter workplaces in Japan

Mixed reality goggles are being introduced into workplaces in order to give long-distance technical guidance and hold remote conferences amid the coronavirus pandemic, but still face challenges such …

posted by  banzaitokyo | 4 months, 3 weeks ago | 0 comments

Japan’s ‘flying car’ gets off ground, with a person aboard

The decades-old dream of zipping around in the sky as simply as driving on highways may be becoming less illusory.

Japan’s SkyDrive Inc., among the myriads of “flying car” projects around the world, …

posted by  banzaitokyo | 5 months ago | 0 comments

Muji to start selling cricket cracker developed by Tokushima University

Ryohin Keikaku Co., Ltd, which plans and develops MUJI products, will launch cricket rice crackers in some MUJI stores and online stores in the spring of 2020.

To promote “a pleasant lifestyle” in va…

posted by  banzaitokyo | 8 months, 2 weeks ago | 0 comments


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