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A Japanese team won second prize in an international race to accurately map the ocean floor using autonomous exploration robots, competition organizer XPrize Foundation announced…
The country’s first firefighting robot system has been deployed to the Ichihara City Fire Department in Ichihara, Chiba Prefecture, home to industrial zones in coastal and other…
Japanese high school senior Reo Okajima has won an award for a haiku in the Sustainable Development Goals category of a Haiku Festival at the United Nations International School…
The government adopted Friday a policy package aimed at reducing plastic waste ahead of the Group of 20 summit in Osaka in late June, where the issue is expected to be a major…
The Group of 20 major economies plan to agree on compiling additional steps by 2021 against money laundering and funding of terrorist groups through the use of crypto-assets,…
The government is considering having hospitals introduce a facial recognition system to identify patients using My Number tax and social security identification cards as health…
NEC Corp. gave a demonstration of its facial recognition system at its headquarters in Tokyo on Friday that it says will help passengers board planes faster without having to…
Toyota is teaming up with the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on a planned mission to the moon, with the auto giant expected to develop a lunar rover, officials and local media…
A panel of experts has called for all university and technical college students in Japan to be given beginner-level education on artificial intelligence.
Ahead of World No Tobacco Day on Friday, smokers who have been fighting a lonely battle against nicotine addiction were given another option in their quest to kick the habit.