A Japanese fashion brand has come up with a unique way to use Kinect to allow the public to interact with its apparel.
Robots and humans will eventually have to learn to get along, and now a theatrical play offers a look at just how that might be accomplished.
The smog-choked populace of China is still suffering through record levels of pollution, and new reports indicate that the haze is spreading.
An innovative promotion currently being offered in Tokyo lets anyone create a scan of their face and turn it into a chocolate treat for Valentine's Day.
A Bluetooth-enabled toilet is something that we expect (and secretly want) from Japan. These three Satis toilets are controllable by an Android app. It's an idea that's more creepy than it is practical.
Constructing machine and car prototypes designed for simulations and testing can save money and lives. But if we could create anatomically correct mechanical versions of our own bodies with the same testing and simulations in mind it could revolutionize how we design our entire world.
Japan has gained a reputation as one of the most technologically advanced countries on the planet. Its constant delivery of stunning, high-tech products means that its budget for research and development is at a colossal $130 billion per year, one of the largest in the world. Naturally, this has led to an abundance of products that are, shall we say, "memorable."
Europe and Asia have proven that high speed rail is a great way to move people, especially using magnetically levitating trains like this new Japanese prototype.
It may sound silly, but in Japan doting on your dog is serious business, which includes getting it a pedometer.
Hirobo is a Japanese company that's best known for its line of smallish remote control helicopters. So that's nice. But now, the company is thinking bigger. Not a lot bigger, but just big enough to carry you to work and back every day in a one-seater coaxial personal microhelicopter.