Terrie's Take: Rakuten's Online Drug Dealing, JR, Food Exports, Yen Vs. Dollar, Teacher Salaries, and Hanging?
Terrie’s Take is a selection of Japanese-centric news collected and collated at J@pan Inc by long-time resident and media business professional Terrie Lloyd. AkihabaraNews is pleased to present Terrie’s learned perspective; we all could use another take on the news - here’s Terrie’s:
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Microtech Laboratory exhibited the ultra-small rotary encoder MES-6-125PST16C, a device that detects at high accuracy the rotational angle and speed of mechanical devices and motors, at International Robot Exhibition 2013.
"Typical rotary encoders are large industrial models mostly about palm-size, but this product is very small, able to fit on a fingertip."
Toshiba just announced that they are going to release 3 new models of their 13.3 inch Ultrabook "dynabook KIRA" series in late November.
Models of the "dynabook KIRA" series have a light and thin body, featuring a 13 inch WQHD display, 4th generation Intel Core processor, Windows 8.1, 4K compliant HDMI, etc.
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Sanwa supply announced this week the launch of the 400-BTAD002, a new 4,480 Yen aptX and SBC and Bluetooth adapter (2.1 +EDR and A2DP/AVRCP) than work either as a receiver or transmitter. The 400-BTAD002 comes in a compact package of just 38x50x13mm for 50g with a 10h batter lifetime when turned into a transmitter or 9h as a receiver.
This week, given that Japan’s backing off their CO2 emissions pledges, it’s no surprise that Sumitomo wants to frack with an American gas company, and, continuing the nation’s ongoing energytech exportation efforts, Japan wants to sell its high-tech thermal turbine thingys to Turkmenistan.
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