Japanese technology

  • Japan to build world’s fastest supercomputer

    Japan wants to build a superefficient supercomputer that could also well become the world’s fastest supercomputer by the year 2017. The project may soon provide a platform for research that could give the areas of robotics, driverless cars and medical diagnostics a boost. Building this new supercomputer is part of...
  • The Future of Everyday Technology

    The world is constantly changing and nowadays, with so many new technologies being introduced and developed, it seems that it is evolving faster than it ever has before. Think about it, it hasn’t been two decades since mobile phone use went mainstream and now, compared to this tech’s early...
  • Self-Driving Truck Delivers Budweiser

    Nothing brings a party to a screeching halt like running out of booze. Well, rather than begging your designated driver to go on a beer run, you may be able to call on a self-driving truck to keep the fridge stocked. A self-driving truck, developed by the Uber-owned startup...
  • Engineers interact with autonomous vehicles technology

    England: The first trials of the Venturer autonomous vehicle project – an effort to establish the South West as a hot bed of driverless car technology – have focused on a critical aspect in the field of autonomous vehicle (AV) technology: the handover. This process, the point at which control...
  • New Market Analysis says BMW and Hyundai have the friendliest technology

    BMW and Hyundai both earned top marks on technology usability in a new report out by J.D. Power, signifying that luxury and mass-market vehicles can do equally well satisfying customers with new technology. A first of its kind for J.D. Power, the usability study found new vehicle owners are...
  • Toyota hopes its mini robot will be a friend to lonely people

    JAPAN: A robot has been unveiled by Japanese carmaker Toyota that could provide companionship for lonely people. The Kirobo Mini may even have a role as a baby substitute in Japan, where falling birth rates have left many women childless. The doe-eyed robot is just four inches tall, speaks in...