Japan Airlines is going to start offering a special in-flight meal jointly developed with Kumamoto prefecture which is located in the southern island of Kyushu. The name of the in-flight meal is (of course) named after THAT famous bear character mascot, "Air Kumamon".
Honda announced that their old-school two‐wheeled motorbike, Super Cub, has obtained 3D trademark registration with the Japanese Patent Office. This is the first time in Japan that the shape of a vehicle is protected.
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Signal processing technology to extract required information from image, sound, and biometric signals
At Keio University, the Mitsukura Laboratory, in the Department of System Design Engineering, researches how to extract required information from biometric , image, audio signal data. To achieve this, the researchers utilize technologies such as signal processing, machine learning, pattern recognition, artificial intelligence, and statistical processing.
Chubby Bear FAAAAAME!
Well, it appears the archipelago just isn’t big enough to contain all the cute.
This week it’s Japanese researchers tacking orders of magnitude greater performance onto solid state computer memory (SSD), and Panasonic has gone public with its plans to be the sole battery provider for the awesomely sexy Tesla Motors’ electric automobiles...which, technically and unfortunately, still run on fossil fuels.
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Nissan announced that they are going to stop the production of the convertible two-seater model "Fairlady Z Roadster" after the end of September.
The Fairlady Z Roadster was added to the Fairlady Z series in October 2009. It is lighter than the basic model and has great motion performance due to its 3.7-liter VQ37VHR engine.