Sanwa Supply released a Watt Monitor "TAP-TST11" to measure 7 items and manage/save the data on your PC through connection via a USB cable.
7 measurable items are:
- Consumed power of a device (W)
- Cumulative electricity power (W), hours (H) and rate (Yen)
- CO2 emission (kg)
Another Non-Japaneses Manufacturer Enters the Japanese Market
Brulé today started reselling 3D printer "Ultimaker2" in Japan, manufactured by a Dutch 3D printer company. It is now available for ¥349,800 yen on Brulé's official site.
The printable area range of Ultimaker2 is up to 230×225×205mm. The minimum built-up pitch is 0.02mm. As an FDM or FFF printer, it is one of the 3D printers that has the highest accuracy.
After Honda Aircraft Company conducted a flight test of their lightweight jet Honda Jet on June 27, they announced to the public the success of its maiden flight. It became an important milestone toward manufacturing the mass-production model.
Our previous coverage about Honda Jet (more photos & video):
This week it’s Japan thinking about investing a bunch of cash and tech into cancer treatment in India, which is nice, NTT Data Canada has significantly upped some jobs predictions in Nova Scotia, and even we're saying "NTT Data Canada?", and SCHAFT Robotics has left the DARPA building, which is kind of a bummer, but intriguing.
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Squee! the System
Mainstream Japanese society is boring. One could argue that mainstream society globally is never exciting, but the homogenous nature and stubborn adherence to routines and social hierarchies make this island nation particularly dull.
Nikon announced the release of their new digital single lens reflex camera D810. It will be out on sale for 348,300 yen in mid July.
Also, the lens kit (D810 24-85 VR Lens Kit), which comes with the D810 camera and the AF-S NIKKOR 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5G ED VR lens, will be available for 405,000 yen on the same day.