AkihabaraNews' Editor Reno J. Tibke Talks Tech on The Kong Show Podcast
Though we're currently taking a break from producing our own podcasts, we do dispatch to spread the tech word on others!
This week Honda donated over $1 million to earthquake recovery in China's Yunnan province and sadly we're the only URL on the planet saying anything about it, the U.S. Navy and Japanese DoD are building an unmanned fuel cell-powered submersible, and DMP released the world's smallest GPU!
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Two special colors of Ricoh Imaging's new small mirrorless interchangeable lens digital camera PENTAX Q-S1, which was released on August 5, are now exclusively being sold on Ricoh Imaging's online store.
Adidas Japan announced the release of a wristband-style heart rate monitor called miCoach FIT SMART.
They are going to start offering pre-sale on August 15 at Adidas ONLINE shop and release it to the public on September 1.
No Strangers to the Powered Exoskeleton
Anyone who pays even the slightest attention to Japanese sci-fi should be well aware of the long-running powered robotic suit fetish. In many cases, the suits themselves are almost like characters. Given such a legacy, it's no surprise that art has inspired life and Japan is far and away the global leader in developing actual robotic suits for force amplification and rehabilitation.