The transport ministry said it will begin using body scanners that can “see through” clothing next month on a trial basis to check subway passengers at Tokyo Metro Co.’s Kasumigaseki Station for dangerous items.
Does your pet like to be fed at the most inconvenient times? Or do you find it tricky to find someone to feed your pet when you need to be away for a few days? Gadget-maker and importer G-Force’s Wagwag, a new brand of pet gadgets, could be just what you need.
Japan’s supercomputer K will retire in August to give way to a cutting-edge successor, government-backed research institute Riken said Wednesday.
The realization of a society in which physically disabled people can be transported on autonomous wheelchairs at such places as airports and shopping centers has moved a step closer with the start of trials in Tokyo by Yokohama-based venture company Whill Inc. together with Mitsubishi Electric Corp. and others.
Sony, which holds more than 50% of the global market for image sensors, is opening development centers in the U.S. and Europe in an effort to make up for a scarcity of engineering talent in Japan.
Sony Corp. said Wednesday it will start a new service of enabling users of its “aibo” robot dog to watch over their children or elderly family members at home from remote places through videos sent to their smartphones from the pet robot.
The government is preparing a national sweep of some 200 million network-connected devices for cybersecurity lapses ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, an official said Tuesday.
This month CES, the world’s largest consumer electronics trade show, took place in Las Vegas, with many Japanese companies showcasing new products. On: Tech looks at a few that hope to change the way we monitor and use information.
The home appliance business that Toshiba unloaded as a money-loser in 2016 is now showing signs of a comeback under Midea Group as it leverages its new Chinese parent's sales channels across Asia.
With fifth-generation wireless networks set for launch across developed markets in the coming months, competition is intensifying among manufacturers of mobile infrastructure equipment.