Tag: Tokyo

  • Hino- Recharge your hybrid wirelessly.

    Hino- Recharge your hybrid wirelessly.

    Hino, the heavy-duty vehicle subsidiary of Toyota, has developed a rather ingenious solution: wireless recharging. Hino’s new fleet of buses is currently undergoing a two-week testing period at Tokyo’s Haneda airport where the buses cover a 4.2 kilometer route. The energy in the batteries doesn’t come from a plug; it comes from a wireless charging…

  • Cyber Goggles are smart memory aid

    Cyber Goggles are smart memory aid

    Don’t mistake the Cyber Goggles for just any ordinary eyewear; they are in fact a very smart video goggle system. The goggles record everything that you look. It then recognizes and allocates names to objects that appear in the video, and creates an easily searchable database of the recorded footage. According to head researcher professor…

  • Tokyo gets a Contactless Hybrid bus

    Tokyo gets a Contactless Hybrid bus

    Boasting of almost 60% reduction in carbon emissions compared to its predecessors, the new contactless buses running in the Tokyo Haneda Airport region is the latest addition to the efficient Japanese transport system. Their work on the world’s fastest maglev train may take a while but till then this new hybrid bus is already in…

  • Big Time Gimmicks – Loch Ness Monster hits Tokyo

    Big Time Gimmicks – Loch Ness Monster hits Tokyo

    In what may become a new trend in publicity and promotions of movies, the efforts put into promote the movies “The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep” is simply amazing. The Water Horse is generated from using a large water screen and some very well timed water fountains. Our friends out in Tokyo Bay vicinity…

  • Tokyo Game Show 2007 kicks off

    Tokyo Game Show 2007 kicks off

    The Tokyo Game Show kicked off today at the Makuhari Messe it will on till Sunday. Here are a few glimpses from the biggest game show on this side of the planet. It was quiet in the morning but the crowds came pouring in the afternoon. (More images after the jump)

  • Tokyo’s sewer – Simply Awesome

    Tokyo’s sewer – Simply Awesome

    The above picture might look like a rendering done by some Maya expert but it is actually Tokyo’s underground sewer system. No wonder inspite of heavy rains Tokyo never gets flodded. (More pics after the jump)

  • Fujitsu presents F704i world’s slimmest waterproof mobile

    Fujitsu presents F704i world’s slimmest waterproof mobile

    I think this one is ideal for folks living in tropical locations where it rains and rains and rains. Why else would anyone go for a cell phone that has ‘waterproof’ as its key selling point? Well Fujitsu has launched the sleek F704i that can stand to be under a few feet of water for…