This huge industrial robot from Mayekawa Manufacturing in Japan can debone a chicken breast in a matter of seconds. In fact, it can tear through 1,500 chicken breasts an hour. Now, who's hungry?
Are you a malicious hacker who likes to wreak havoc on the cyberworld by creating viruses or spamming friends with pornographic photos via email? You'd better rethink your hobby (or career) if you live in Japan, because the government's parliament just outlawed those activities.
True sci-fi movie fans know all about the terrible secret ingredient revealed by Charlton Heston in Solylent Green, but one very real Japanese scientist has cooked up a new food with an even more horrific ingredient powered by science. (A word of caution, please don't read this before you've had breakfast.)
Well, this is unsettling! It's a Japanese spherical drone spyball, flying around and peeping on anyone and anything it pleases. No, thank you!
By now we've seen a number of takes on the concept of the robot butler that brings you beer. But this latest creation from Japan called the CanBot takes the concept to the next level with a beer can that actually transforms into a robot itself.
The recent triple disaster in Japan has forced many agencies to explore new and more efficient ways to respond to emergency situation. One area now set to get a much needed technological boost is the practice of live sign language message translation.
Despite the iPhone's almost complete take over of Japan, there are still some holdouts still stubbornly holding on to their flip phones. For those diehards, Softbank has come up with a solution that is something of a compromise.
Well, I was clearly born a couple of decades too early. When I was a kid, the idea of being able to buy a gigantic mech walker designed for my 8-year-old body was absurd. Today? It's a reality.
The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation in Tokyo has a shiny new toy on display: an OLED "geo-cosmos" display that takes the shape of a six-meter sphere suspended from the ceiling.
The long and fruitful task of turning nearly every amazing anime dream into reality is moving along nicely with the just finished debut of the Robotech Cyclone motorcycle.