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Keromin digital puppet instrument are Kermit’s long lost relatives

06/20/2012, Kermit might have a suave voice, but here are his long lost relatives thanks to the good people at Troche, coming up with the Keromin digital puppet instrument. Basically, these might look like toys at the beginning, but you actually play them by opening...

Inari-zushi Robot does 2,500 rolls each hour

06/12/2012, Just how many sushi rolls can you produce in an hour? Suzumo’s latest Inari-zushi Robot is one productive machine – it is said to be able to improve from its predecessors by being able to make up to 2,500 Inari-zushi rolls each hour. All one...

Japan Display shows off 651 ppi display

06/06/2012, At the moment both the iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S’ Retina display packs a pretty impressive 326 ppi, although that number may soon be overtaken thanks to a new technology demonstrated by Japan Display. This new technology will feature a 1280×800...

Osaka Station City uses water to tell the time

05/18/2012, Fountains as well as sprays of water are definitely a thing of beauty, and for those who have been to Las Vegas, surely the fountains of Bellagio have mesmerized you with their nightly performance? Well, halfway around the world is another interesting...

Yahoo Japan launches their own Android browser

05/04/2012, It looks like Yahoo’s rivalry with Google just got a little more heated thanks to Yahoo Japan launching a browser of their own on Google’s Android platform. Yup, it seems that the company (a collaboration between Japan’s Softbank and Yahoo) have...

Japan creates disaster-proof mobile networks

05/02/2012, If ever there is a country who knows that much about technology—leading the consumer electronics industry and leaving the rest of the world in awe and begging for more—it is the land of the rising sun, Japan. Japan’s top telecommunications...

Japan University to install photovoltaic panels on building

04/12/2012, In an effort to go green, the Tokyo Institute of Technology in Japan has revealed that the “Green Hills 1st Building”, which is a spanking new piece of construction in the Ookayama Campus of the university, will feature an installation of...

Plug-in ad is non-intrusive and yet draws the crowds

04/12/2012, The irony of this particular advertisement is, it piques your interest and in the attempt to “kill the cat”, so to speak, you actually fall for the advertiser’s bait. Sure, the girl trio Perfume from Japan is currently taking a crack at...

70 Megawatt Solar Plant Project in the Pipeline for Southern Japan

04/10/2012, Three companies, Kyocera Corporation, IHI Corporation and Mizuho Corporate Bank have unveiled their plans to install a 70 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic plant in Kagoshima City located in Southern Japan. Kyocera will supply the 290,000 multicrystalline...

Tokyo Sky Tree officially completed

03/01/2012, Move over, Canton Tower – it looks like the crown for the world’s tallest tower has now been awarded to Japan’s latest megastructure – the Tokyo Sky Tower. Officially completed yesterday, the tower stands at 2,080 feet tall while the...

Speech jamming gun shuts people up

03/01/2012, The speech jamming gun has got to be one of the more interesting inventions that we’ve come across recently. Created by some researchers in Japan, it is a handheld gun that can jam the words of speakers who are over 100-feet away. It works by...

Brain waves used to make disturbing music

02/29/2012, While natural disasters can’t be helped, nobody likes to be reminded of them especially when they claim the lives of thousands of people. However, a Japanese artist named Masaki Batoh has decided to turn this negative experience into something...